Urban Studies and Planning

Urban Studies and Planning

Urban Studies and Planning

77 Massachusetts Avenue
Building 9-413
Cambridge, MA 02139

617-253-9403
duspapply@mit.edu

Website:
Urban Studies and Planning

Application Opens:
September 5

Deadline:
December 15

Fee:
$75.00

Fall Term (September)

Master in City Planning (MCP)
Master of Science in Urban Studies and Planning (SM)
Simultaneous Master’s Degrees in City Planning and Architecture (MCP/MArch or MCP/SMArchS)
Simultaneous Master’s Degrees in City Planning and Transportation (MCP/MST)
Simultaneous Master’s Degrees in City Planning and Real Estate Development (MCP/RED)
Simultaneous Master’s Degrees in City Planning and Business Administrations (MCP/MBA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Graduate Record Examination (GRE)

  • GRE scores are not required nor accepted for the MCP and SM programs.
  • GRE scores are optional for the PhD program.

International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

  • Minimum score required: 7
  • Electronic scores send to: MIT Graduate Admissions

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)

  • Minimum score required: 100 (iBT) 600 (PBT)
  • Institute code: 3514
  • Department code: 97

Waivers may be offered to applicants who meet certain eligibility criteria; please see the DUSP FAQ for more details.

  • City Design & Development
  • Environmental Policy & Planning
  • Housing Community & Economic Development
  • International Development Group
  • Urban Information Systems

Funding may vary depending on degree program. Please see DUSP website for more details.

Required:

  • Online application
  • Statement of objectives
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Transcripts
  • English proficiency exam scores
  • CV or Resume

Optional:

  • Design portfolio
  • Writing sample
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