Our fully accredited MUP curriculum covers planning history and theory; technical skills and knowledge; and in our popular studio courses, the practical hands-on experience needed to be a successful practicing planner or designer. Students choose one of five areas in which to specialize, or may earn a dual degree in another program on campus while concurrently enrolled in the MUP program.
Are you a prospective student interested in the Urban Planning from University of Washington? Please see our MUP Admissions page to discover four reasons why the MUP program is a great place to study planning. Also, please see “Why I Chose UW” to learn why other students like you chose the UW MUP program for their planning education.
- Survey of Urban Planning
- Comprehensive Planning and Implementation
- Communication and Analysis
- The Urban Form
- Planning Studio Prep
- Theories and Methodologies of Planning
- Quantitative Methods in Urban Design and Planning
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesCivil Engineering & Construction Mechanical Engineering Urban Planning View 451 other Masters in Civil Engineering & Construction in United States
- Previous academic performance and relevance of the education to urban design and planning
- Relevance of previous non-academic experience to urban design and planning
- Clarity of objectives and their relevance to the profession in general and the Department of Urban Design and Planning, University of Washington in particular
- Quality of recommendations
- GRE scores
- English proficiency, for all applicants whose native language is not English. Proficiency can be demonstrated in a number of ways;
International31263 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 31263 USD per year during 24 months.
National31263 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 31263 USD per year during 24 months.
In-State18018 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 18018 USD per year during 24 months.
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