Master of Urban Design (M.U.P.)

Total Credits: 45

GRE Required: No

Minimum Language Scores: 550 (TOEFL PBT), 79-80 (TOEFL IBT), 6.5 (IELTS), or 105 (Duolingo English Test)

Degree Awarded: M.U.P.

Supporting Documents Required:

  • Transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Resume/CV
  • Personal Statement
  • Portfolio: A portfolio of creative work is required for all Spitzer School applicants. The portfolio should reflect your level of creative ability and creative process and should include design projects. It should be a single file (PDF preferred). There is no maximum or minimum page count or project count. Submit your portfolio file at:

Additional requirements: Applicants should hold a professional degree in either architecture or landscape architecture. Applicants from other backgrounds will be considered only in exceptional circumstances and on demonstration of a high level of design ability.  Students will be expected to start the program with an awareness of current versions of design software (auto CAD, Adobe Creative Suite) and basic graphic design skills: color theory, fonts, and 2D layout. Students lacking these skills may take a late-summer, intensive course at the Spitzer School in order to gain proficiency prior to the fall semester.

Program Director: Julio Salcedo-Fernandez

Admissions Contact: Hannah Borgeson

For more information, please visit the Program Website.


Last Updated: 11/29/2022 14:11