Architecture and Community Planning, Master | University of Maryland | College Park, United States
Master On Campus

Architecture and Community Planning

24 months
1706 USD/credit 104919 USD/year
1706 USD/credit 104919 USD/year
768 USD/credit 47232 USD/year
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The Architecture and Community Planning degree from University of Maryland combines course work from the Architecture and Urban Studies and Planning programs to enable a student to complete both the Master of Architecture and Master of Community Planning degrees with fewer credits than it would take to complete the two separately.


Students of the Architecture and Community Planning dual-degree program from University of Maryland acquire specialized knowledge tailored to understanding the urban environment from several perspectives. Students learn how social, economic and political forces have led to the development of human habitats. 


The emphasis on urban design in the dual-degree program yields an education that is particularly applicable for persons interested in the revitalization of metropolitan areas and their center cities.

Applicants for the dual degree in Architecture and Community Planning should use the following four-letter code on the online application: ARCP

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Site Analysis and Design
  • Integrated Design Studio
  • Topical Design Studio 
  • Advanced Architecture Technology Seminar
  • Urban Development and Design Theory
  • Architecture Elective
  • Urban Design Studio 
  • Architecture Elective
  • Professional Practice of Architecture

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


123 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Statement of Purpose
  • Transcript(s)
  • TOEFL/IELTS/PTE (international graduate students)
  • Letters of Recommendation (3)
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  • CV/Resume
  • Portfolio
  • Must be admitted by both programs to pursue dual degree

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    104919 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1706 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    104919 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1706 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    47232 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 768 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for College Park

1676 - 2838 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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