Detroit, MI
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
55%
45%
student ratio
58
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
June 1
fall application deadline
50%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Economic Development Graduate Certificate [Economic Development]
    • Urban Studies And Planning Master of Urban Planning (MUP)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 15
    • 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? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Thesis or essay
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

50% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 67
    • Accepted 34
    • Acceptance Rate 50
    • Enrolled 22
  • 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 June 1st May 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline October 1st September 1st Yes
    • Spring deadline February 1st January 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced Degreesgraduate degree or actively pursuing a graduate degree at WSU; personal statement of interest
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS recommended, IELTS paper based, TWE required, 6 TWE paper based, Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (minimum score 85)

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 awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assistantships, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students58
    • Female Percentage55%
    • Male Percentage45%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students58
    • Part-time Percentage71%
    • Full-time Percentage29%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American28%
    • White / Caucasian48%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races8%
    • Unknown or International Student9%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchCommunity development, economic development, environmental planning, housing policy, land use planning and policy, local fiscal policy, local planning practices, neighborhood change, sustainable food systems
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Urban Studies and Planning

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Wayne State University

656 West Kirby Street
Detroit, MI 48202
United States

Dr. Kami Pothukuchi

Associate Professor and Chair

Phone: 313-577-4296
Email: k.pothukuchi@wayne.edu

Email: dusp@wayne.edu

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