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College of Architecture and Planning University of Colorado Denver

College of Architecture & Planning
Downtown
 

ADMISSIONS

College of Architecture + Planning


IMPORTANTThe MUD program is part of WICHE-WRGP, which allows residents of any of the 15 member states​ to pay only Colorado resident tuition. Read here for more information. Students who are residents of non-WICHE states can qualify for resident tuition after one year of Colorado residency.  ​


The University of Colorado Denver Master of Urban Design Program seeks exceptional, engaged applicants who: 

  • have demonstrated academic excellence and a professional degree, 

  • are passionate about urban design, 

  • are excited to study in downtown Denver and experience Colorado and the Rocky Mountain West, 

  • and seek to enrich the program through their unique, diverse perspectives. 

Pre-professional students can enter the MUD with advanced standing by first earning a professional Master's degree in the College of Architecture and Planning. For more information on the MArch + MUD, MLA + MUD or MURP + MUD, contact Rachael Kuroiwa​, Manager of Admissions and Outreach.


DEADLINE

February 15


TUITION
Information about current tuition rates and fees is available here.  The MUD program is part of WICHE-WRGP, which allows residents of any of the 15 member states​ to pay only Colorado resident tuition. Simply include a photocopy of your Driver’s License with your application. Read here for more information. Students who are residents of non-WICHE states can qualify for resident tuition after one year of Colorado residency.  ​

REQUIRED MATERIALS

  • ​Evidence of a professional degree in architecture, landscape architecture or planning

  • At least a 3.2 undergraduate or graduate cumulative GPA

  • A portfolio (8.5 × 11-inch bound document) that includes:
    ​​​​​​​​​​- Your statement of purpose to include your educational and professional goals
    - Résumé describing your educational and professional background
    - Examples of student or professional projects
    - A list of courses that you have taken relating to design and planning
    - A writing sample from previous professional or academic work
    - Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores if available (not required for admission)
    - A separate one-page statement indicating whether you would like to participate in the MUD Internship Program

  • Three letters of reference, at least one from an academic reference



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