The USC Price School welcomes applications for the Master of Urban Planning degree from students all over the country and around the world. Applicants for admission must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited educational institution. In recognition of the increasing diversity of capabilities required in the practice of planning and development, students from a variety of undergraduate and graduate backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
In general, successful applicants will have attained at least a 3.0 undergraduate grade point average (GPA).
Students may be admitted to the fall and spring semesters. However, students applying to the fall semester are encouraged to submit applications prior to December 15 in order to be considered for the best scholarships. Since the admission review process does not include an interview, submitted materials should present student qualifications clearly and completely.
The following items are required in order to complete the applications process:
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December 15 (scholarship deadline)
May 1 (international applicant final deadline)
July 1 (domestic applicant final deadline)
MUP Program Webinar
Watch a recording of a recent web information session, and learn more about the MUP program:
“Urban planning is about anticipating the future. It is about social equity and environmental justice, community livability, and sustainable development. It aims to improve the community environment and the quality of life in urban places and urbanizing societies.”Professor Tridib Banerjee