MS Urban Planning

University of Arizona

Tucson, Arizona, USA
MS Urban Planning
Duration2 Years
LevelMasters Program
  • The two-year Master of Science in Urban Planning from the University of Arizona prepares students for a meaningful career where they will shape a more resilient future for cities and communities, locally and across the globe.
  • In the Master’s in Urban Planning, students will learn:
    • Urban and regional planning theory and practice
    • Site planning and creative plan-making
    • Land use planning analysis and law
    • Public participation and dispute resolution
    • Professional written and graphic communication
    • Data-driven analytical methods, including geographic information systems (GIS)
    • Planning for real estate and urban development, urban transportation systems and the environment
    • Health and the built environment
    • Planning for equity, diversity and social justice
  • MS Urban Planning students choose nine credits of major concentration courses and six credits of minor concentration courses from two of three focus areas.
  • Selecting areas of concentration allows for greater student engagement with specialized faculty while providing an in-depth exploration of content, methods and applications specific to a desired professional focus.
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees2670257 INR
Hostel & Meals822485 INR
Insurance199579 INR
Transportation17724 INR
Mandatory Fees97702 INR
Books & Supplies87888 INR
Miscellaneous Expenses292960 INR
International Student Fee29296 INR
iCourse Fee7324 INR
Total1554958 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
Bachelors3.0 GPA
  • Applicants must hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited United States college or university, or equivalent in a non-US institution of higher learning.
  • The undergraduate degree can be in any field of study.
  • A cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 in the last 90 graded quarter credit hours or the last 60 graded semester credit hours is required.
  • Applicants from India must hold:
    • 4 years of accredited bachelor,
    • 3 year accredited bachelor + master;
    • 3 year accredited bachelor + post-grad diploma; or
    • 3-year bachelor by itself provided the degree is at least 120 credits
  • Those applicants who possess a bachelor's degree in landscape architecture or a closely related professional field may apply for advanced standing.
ExamsTOEFL: 79
  • With a minimum score of 26 required for the Speaking section

  • No subject area below a 6

PTE: 60

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