75
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Washington / Department of Urban Design and Planning is located in Seattle, WA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Urban Planning (MUP) Urban planning
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Urban design and planning

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 15
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

149
Applied
80
Accepted
54%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
No
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Student Body

75
Total Graduate Students
20%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
80%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.33%
Black or African American 5.33%
White or Caucasian 68%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 10.67%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 6.67%

Gender

Male (48%)
Female (52%)

Faculty

17
Total faculty
Full-time (11)
Part-time (6)
Male (12)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Land-use and growth management, urban form and travel behavior, geographic information systems/remote sensing, historic preservation, urban ecology and environmental planning
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Seattle, WA  98195
United States
Contact Frank Westerlund
Phone: 206-543-2100