The Department of Urban Planning and Policy at the University of Illinois at Chicago offers programs of professional study leading to the Master of City Design (MCD).
- Urban Spatial Analysis & Visualization
- Theories of Urban Design
- Urban Edge Studio
- Great Cities Studio
- Chicago Charette
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesIndustrial Design Design Urban Planning View 283 other Masters in Urban Planning in United States
- Baccalaureate Field Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Urban Studies, Urban Planning, and other creative fields. Relevant professional experience of two or more years strongly recommended.
- 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 portfolio comprising their most important and representative visual arts, design, research, and/or professional work such as an essay, academic paper or policy report, newspaper article, photographs, handmade sketches, computer generated graphics, design proposal, or project of which they are the sole author or designer.
- The number of students admitted is limited. Admissions are selective and competitive. Fall semester start only.
International24738 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 12369 USD per semester during 24 months.
National24738 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 12369 USD per semester during 24 months.
In-State11870 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5935 USD per semester during 24 months.
Living costs for Chicago
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.