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Cornell University — AAP Department of City and Regional Planning

Program Type:
Master's International
AAP Department of City and Regional Planning
Degrees Awarded:
Urban and Regional Planning (MURP)
Admissions Deadlines:

Jan 10th of each year

Admissions Cycle:

On cycle in winter/spring of each year. Admissions decisions made by late March.

Program Start:
Program Founded:
February, 2008


Up to six hours credit may be awarded for the Peace Corps internship.


Students in the Masters of Regional Planning program must complete a minimum of 50 credit hours of course work, depending on the program pursued, 4 residence units, and an exit project (project report, research paper or thesis). Students in the MI program will complete their first year of graduate study at Cornell and then go for 27 months of Peace Corps service before returning to complete their final year of course work.


Same as for regular MRP students with the exception that the MI student can petition for up to 6 hours of credit for their Peace Corps experience.

For inquiries about Master's International, call 855.855.1961 x1812.

Program Contacts

If you have questions, please contact:
Dr. John Forester

City and Regional Planning
111 W. Sibley Hall
Ithaca, New York 14853
(607) 255-5179
(607) 255-1971

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