Cambridge, MA
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
56%
44%
student ratio
208
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 3
fall application deadline
20%
acceptance rate
4 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Urban And Regional Studies Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Urban And Regional Planning Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • City Planning Master of City Planning (MCP)
    • Urban Studies And Planning Master of Science (SM)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 62
    • Doctoral Degrees 10
    • 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? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Thesis Required
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

20% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 542
    • Accepted 112
    • Acceptance Rate 20
    • Enrolled 83
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 3rd January 3rd Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, IELTS required

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMay 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships, resident tutors

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students208
    • Female Percentage56%
    • Male Percentage44%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students208
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino8%
    • Black / African American5%
    • White / Caucasian36%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian8%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races5%
    • Unknown or International Student38%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty25
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage24%
    • Male Percentage76%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchCity design and regional development; housing, community, and economic development; environmental policy; international development; infrastructure systems and climate change planning; spatial modeling and urban analytics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$4,754,000

Location & Contact

Department of Urban Studies and Planning

School of Architecture and Planning
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

77 Massachusetts Avenue, Building 7-337
Cambridge, MA 02139
United States

Prof. Eran Ben-Joseph

Department Head

Phone: 617-253-9403
Email: duspinfo@mit.edu

Phone: 617-253-4543
Email: duspapply@mit.edu

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