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Graduate Departmental Requirements: Urban and Community Planning M.S. (Fall and Spring), Brooklyn campus


Applicants are welcome from all fields of study. Applicants should have received their bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in the U.S., or the equivalent from an international institution of acceptable standards, and have maintained an overall 3.0 GPA. Applications will be accepted after the deadline until the program is full.A TOEFL of 85 (internet and home test), TOEFL ITP Plus for China of 563, IELTS of 6.5, or PTE of 57 is required for international students. Applicants must submit, in addition to the general application requirements: (1) a resume and (2) an extended piece of writing to support their application for advanced study. The writing sample may be a term paper or report done for work depending on the applicant’s background and is not required to be related to planning. Applicants may also submit additional material that they feel contributes to their application, such as a work sample or portfolio. The GRE or GMAT is not required or considered. The statement of purpose should be no more than 500 words. All documents should be uploaded to the application. Visual portfolios are not required, but can be submitted at

Expedited Application for Pratt students to the City and Regional Planning M.S.

Pratt students are offered an expedited application process to this program. Please see details about this option as well as requirements for admission in this PDF.