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Ball State University

Department of Urban Planning

Muncie, IN

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Ball State University

Overview

Ball State University / Department of Urban Planning is located in Muncie, IN, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Urban and Rural Planning (MURP) Urban and regional planning

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 11

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

23
Applied
17
Accepted
9
Enrolled
74%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum baccalaureate GPA of 2.75 or 3.0 in latter half of baccalaureate; at least three letters of recommendation (minimum of two from instructors); two-page personal statement (if GPA is below 3.0)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

36
Total Graduate Students
38%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
61%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.78%
Black or African American 8.33%
White or Caucasian 61%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.78%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 2.78%

Gender

Male (52%)
Female (47%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Computer-assisted land-use analysis
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 2000 West University Avenue
Muncie, IN  47306
United States
Contact Dr. Nihal Perera
Interim Chairperson
Email: nperera@bsu.edu
Phone: 765-285-8606