PhD Program in Urban and Regional Planning at the University at Buffalo accepting applications for fall 2020 admissions

PhD Program in Urban and Regional Planning at the University at Buffalo accepting applications for fall 2020 admissions

The next opportunity to be considered for admission in the Urban and Regional Planning doctoral program at the University at Buffalo is Fall 2020. To apply for the program you will need to complete the following steps before January 15, 2020:

1. Complete an on-line application available on our webpage: http://ap.buffalo.edu/admissions/graduate-programs/phd-in-urban-and-regional-planning.html . You can preview the application in full before you complete it.

2. Take the GRE (the on-line application will prompt you to submit scores) 

3. If you are an international student, take the TOEFL (the on-line application will prompt you to submit scores) 

4. Submit three letters of recommendation from academic referees 

5. Submit a writing sample from prior academic work 

6. Submit an essay explaining your research interests and career goals

Admissions decisions are made based on an evaluation of students’ application materials. After admissions decisions are made, offers of financial support are made based on the availability of funds. If you are admitted to the program, the department and school will work to identify resources for financial support. The availability of financial support varies annually. 

If you are an international student, I encourage you to explore opportunities to apply for support from the Fulbright program. This link provides information about the upcoming funding cycle (http://www.scholars4dev.com/2876/usa-fulbright-scholarships-for-international-students/) . You can find additional information at this link: https://foreign.fulbrightonline.org/.  

We encourage you to start the application process early and complete it before the next deadline. If you are an international students, you must also apply for and receive a student visa before they begin a course of study in the United States. 

The website for the PhD program in Urban and Regional Planning is at the following link: http://ap.buffalo.edu/academics/graduate-degrees/phd.html

Should you have any additional questions about the program structure, feel free to contact me, the PhD Program Director. 

Robert M. Silverman, Professor 
Department of Urban and Regional Planning
School of Architecture and Planning
University at Buffalo
Hayes Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214-8030

Office Location : 329 Hayes Hall
Voice: 716-829-5882 
Fax: 716-829-3256