College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs (Postgrad)

Intakes

Aug

Deadlines

Jul
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Faculty Facts

Annual tuition fees

$34,500 $36,000

graduate scholarships:

$1,500

Duration

2 Years

Intakes

Aug

Study language

English

Delivery mode

On-Campus

Degree type

Master

List of Programs

  1. Master of City Design (MCD)
  2. Master of Public Administration (MPA)
  3. Master of Urban Planning and Policy (MUPP)

Requirements

Academic Requirements

4-year Bakalorus (bachelor’s degree); 1-2 year Post-graduate and Professional Diplomas plus baccalaureate

  • Graduate Graduate Direct 1 Term: 65/100
  • Graduate Graduate Direct 2.75 1 Term: 60/100
  • Graduate Graduate Direct 1 Term: 16/20
  • Graduate Graduate Direct 2.75 1 Term: 15/20

English Tests Requirements

TOEFL-IBT

80

(Listening:17; Writing: 21; Reading: 19; Speaking: 20)

IELTS

7

No subscore below 6

About Faculty

The UIC College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs (CUPPA) – ranked #3 in Graduate Urban Policy and #35 in Graduate Public Affairs – promotes just, resilient, and livable communities. Students explore the history, theory, and practice of why we live where we do and what we need in the places we live.

Top Reasons to Study in University of Illinois Chicago

The University of Illinois Chicago provides a hands-on learning experience in a supportive, diverse environment. Located in downtown Chicago, UIC offers you the opportunity to live, learn, and excel in the third-largest city in the US.

  • UIC is committed to diversity

  • UIC is focused on accessibility

  • UIC is pledged to sustainability

Ranking & Accreditation of University of Illinois Chicago

  • TOP 20 IN DIVERSITY
  • TOP 10 BEST VALUE

Illinois’ only university ranked ‘Best Value’ in the nation (#8) — Wall Street Journal.

  • Top 25 Public Universities in the US Times Higher Education, 2020.
  • #97 National Universities U.S. News & World Report, 2023

Student Accommodation at University of Illinois Chicago

Housing prices vary based on room choice, amenities, and program track. Student preference is taken into account, but preferred pick is not guaranteed.

$13,000 Typical housing fees for one academic year.

  • Option A: Single 4 Bedroom En Suite Bath: 8,000
  • Option A: Single 4 Bedroom Private Bath: 7,700
  • Option A: Single 4 Bedroom Shared Bath: 6,900
  • Option B: Private Bedroom Private Bath: 7,700
  • Option B: Private Bedroom Shared Bath: 6,900
  • Option B: Shared Bedroom Shared Bath: 6,200

Deadline:

Jul
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