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Master On Campus

Urban Planning and Policy

University of Illinois at Chicago

24 months
Duration
24738 USD/year
24738 USD/year
11870 USD/year
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About

The Master in Urban Planning and Policy program at the University of Illinois at Chicago is accredited by the Planning Accreditation Board of the American Institute of Certified Planners, the American Planning Association, and the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning. 

Overview

Overview

Students in the Master in Urban Planning and Policy program at the University of Illinois at Chicago generally choose one of five substantive specializations: Community Development, Economic Development, Environmental Planning and Policy, Spatial Planning, or Urban Transportation. Students with special interests or career goals may, with faculty approval, pursue a program area of their own design.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • History and Theory of Urban Planning 
  • Urban Space, Place and Institutions 
  • Planning Skills: Computers, Methods and Communication 
  • Global Urbanization and Planning 
  • Specialization Course/Elective

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants are considered on an individual basis.
  • Letters of Recommendation Three required.
  • Personal Statement Required. The statement must address the applicant’s educational and career goals and previous pertinent work, volunteer, and/or academic experience.
  • Applicants must submit a recent paper, essay, or project of which they are the sole author or designer. This material may be of an academic, professional, or personal nature, and must be at least 1000 words in length. Applicants for research assistantship positions must submit a resume.-
  • Tests Required None required for admission. Applicants for research assistantships and fellowships must submit GRE General scores. Applicants with undergraduate degrees from universities outside the U.S. are strongly urged to submit GRE General scores.
  • Tuition Fee

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    • International

      24738 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 12369 USD per semester during 24 months.
    • National

      24738 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 12369 USD per semester during 24 months.
    • In-State

      11870 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 5935 USD per semester during 24 months.

    Living costs for Chicago

    1297 - 2491 USD /month
    Living costs

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

    Funding

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