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Department of Urban and Regional Planning School of Architecture and Planning University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

  • Buffalo, NY
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 48%52%
    student ratio
  • 96
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • March 1
    fall application deadline
  • 66%
    acceptance rate
  • 4 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Urban And Regional Planning Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Urban Planning (JD/MUP)
      Master of Architecture/Master of Urban Planning (M Arch/MUP)
      Master of Urban Planning (MUP)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 32
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • 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
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

66% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 180
    • Accepted 119
    • Acceptance Rate 66
    • Enrolled 46
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline March 1st March 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 31st October 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesminimum GPA of 3.0, resume, 3 letters of recommendation, and 500-word personal statement, transcripts
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation, minimum GPA of 3.0, resume, and research statement, writing sample
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Tuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students96
    • Female Percentage48%
    • Male Percentage52%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students96
    • Part-time Percentage9%
    • Full-time Percentage91%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American7%
    • White / Caucasian79%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown9%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty27
    • Full-time Percentage52%
    • Part-time Percentage48%
    • Female Percentage22%
    • Male Percentage78%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchEconomic and international development, environmental and land use planning, GIS and spatial modeling, urban design and physical planning, neighborhood planning and community development
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$680,763

Location & Contact

Department of Urban and Regional Planning

School of Architecture and Planning
University at Buffalo, the State University of New York

114 Diefendorf Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214
United States

Dr. Ernest Sternberg

Professor/Chair

Phone: 716-829-3671 ext. 109
Fax: 716-829-3256
Email: ezs@buffalo.edu

Mrs. Donna Rogalski

Assistant to the Chair

Phone: 716-829-3671 ext. 109
Fax: 716-829-3256
Email: dmr1@buffalo.edu



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