Department of Urban Studies and Planning College of Humanities and Sciences Virginia Commonwealth University

Department of Urban Studies and Planning College of Humanities and Sciences Virginia Commonwealth University

Richmond, VA
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
47%
53%
student ratio
98
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
April 1
fall application deadline
82%
acceptance rate
6 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Urban And Regional Planning Certificate [urban revitalization]
      Master of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP) [urban and regional planning]
    • Geographic Information Systems Certificate
    • Historic Preservation Planning Certificate
    • Certificate in Urban and Regional Planning (CURP)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Urban and Regional Planning (JD/MURP)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 24
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 24
    • * 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? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

82% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 75
    • Accepted 62
    • Acceptance Rate 82
    • Enrolled 42
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline April 1st Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, GMAT, or LSAT, minimum GPA of 2.7
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS recommended, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • Tuition *
    • Student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • 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 submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableCareer or Field-Related Internships, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students98
    • Female Percentage47%
    • Male Percentage53%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students98
    • Part-time Percentage40%
    • Full-time Percentage60%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American20%
    • White / Caucasian70%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown2%

Location & Contact

Department of Urban Studies and Planning

College of Humanities and Sciences
Virginia Commonwealth University

901 West Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23284-9005
United States

Dr. I-Shian Suen

Program Chair

Phone: 804-828-2721
Email: isuen@vcu.edu

Dr. Richard Huff

Director of Graduate Advising

Phone: 804-827-1430
Email: rrhuff@vcu.edu


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