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University of Utah

Department of City and Metropolitan Planning

Salt Lake City, UT

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Overview

University of Utah / Department of City and Metropolitan Planning is located in Salt Lake City, UT, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Metropolitan planning, policy and design
Master of City and Metropolitan Planning (MCMP) City and metropolitan planning Ecological planning
Master of City and Metropolitan Planning (MCMP) City and metropolitan planning Smart growth and transportation
Master of City and Metropolitan Planning (MCMP) City and metropolitan planning Urban design
Master of City and Metropolitan Planning (MCMP) City and metropolitan planning Small town and resort planning

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 19
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Alternate accepted
Comprehensive project
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

33
Applied
33
Accepted
16
Enrolled
100%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
65
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.5

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 500
TOEFL IBT score: 61
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

58
Total Graduate Students
29%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
70%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.62%
Black or African American 1.72%
White or Caucasian 62%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.72%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 5.17%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (62%)
Female (37%)

Faculty

13
Total faculty
Full-time - 4
Part-time - 9
Male (9)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Transportation, land-use, smart growth, public health, climate change, urban design, sustainable communities, community-based decision-making process, urban morphology, theory and practice in scenario-planning techniques, community-engaged teaching methodologies, interactions between federal environmental policies and state/local community development patterns, values in architecture and planning practices
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
689,627

Location & Contact

Address 375 South 1530 East
Room 220
Salt Lake City, UT  84112
United States
Contact Reid Ewing
Chair
Email: ewing@arch.utah.edu
Phone: 801-585-3745
Fax: 801-581-8217