See the Graduate Admissions FAQ for deadline information.
Urban Studies and Planning may accept up to 9 credits toward the M.C.P. degree for relevant graduate work at other universities. For graduate work at some campuses of the University of Maryland system, the number of transfer credits may be greater. Requests for transfer credit should be made on the student's official application for admission.
The Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning publishes a guide on careers and education in planning.
The Urban Studies and Planning Program offers limited number of assistantships each Fall, but the competition is high. Prior to filling out and submitting an application, international students may want to e-mail the Director of Graduate Studies for an assessment of the likelihood of funding.
Please note that the Graduate School will only admit international applicants who show sufficient financing.
For more information about tuition, fees, financial aid or an application for admission, please contact:
Director of Graduate Studies
Urban Studies and Planning
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742-9150