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University of Maryland, College Park

Program in Urban Studies and Planning

College Park, MD

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Overview

University of Maryland, College Park / Program in Urban Studies and Planning is located in College Park, MD.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Community Planning (MCP) Urban studies and planning
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Urban and regional planning/design

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 28
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

161
Applied
76
Accepted
30
Enrolled
47%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

80
Total Graduate Students
20%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
80%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.25%
Black or African American 12.5%
White or Caucasian 58%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.25%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.75%
Unknown 1.25%

Gender

Male (50%)
Female (50%)

Faculty

9
Total faculty
Full-time - 9
Part-time - 0
Male (8)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Policy analysis, urban planning, program planning and management, economic development planning
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
108,814

Location & Contact

Address College Park, MD  20742
United States
Contact James R. Cohen
Director
Email: jimcohen@umd.edu
Phone: 301-405-6798
Fax: 301-314-9583