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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Department of Urban Studies and Planning

Cambridge, MA

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Overview

Massachusetts Institute of Technology / Department of Urban Studies and Planning is located in Cambridge, MA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of City Planning (MCP) City planning
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Urban and regional planning
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Urban and regional studies
Master of Science (SM) Urban studies and planning

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 62
Doctoral Degrees 10

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

542
Applied
112
Accepted
83
Enrolled
21%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 3rd January 3rd No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards May 1
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

208
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.69%
Black or African American 5.29%
White or Caucasian 36%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 8.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.92%
Unknown 5.29%

Gender

Male (44%)
Female (55%)

Faculty

25
Total faculty
Full-time - 25
Part-time - 0
Male (19)
Female (6)

Research

Focus of faculty research: City design and regional development; housing, community, and economic development; environmental policy; international development; infrastructure systems and climate change planning; spatial modeling and urban analytics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
4,754,000

Location & Contact

Address 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Building 7-337
Cambridge, MA  02139
United States
Contact Prof. Eran Ben-Joseph
Department Head
Email: duspinfo@mit.edu
Phone: 617-253-9403

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