Applying for Admission to the Program

Applying to the Graduate Program in City & Regional Planning is easy!

1. Apply to the University of Memphis Graduate School:

First, interested individuals should complete the University's standard online Graduate School application. You can find a step-by-step description of the Graduate School application process, including important deadlines, here. (As part of the Graduate School application, all transcripts and test score information should be sent directly to the Office of Graduate Admissions, not to the Graduate Program in City & Regional Planning.) Your completed Graduate School application will be forwarded to the Graduate Program in City & Regional Planning for review.

The University's deadline for Fall admission is July 1. The deadline for Spring admission is December 1. (In order to receive full consideration for Graduate Assistantships, application must be received by April 15.)

2. Provide the following supplemental application material to the Graduate Program in City & Regional Planning:

  • A personal statement (500 words) describing related background, career objectives and interest in studying planning at the University of Memphis.
  • Current resume

This supplemental application material should be sent directly to the Graduate Program in City & Regional Planning at the following address:

Graduate Coordinator

City & Regional Planning
208 McCord Hall
University of Memphis
Memphis, TN 38152

For more information, contact cityplanning@memphis.edu

Applying for a Graduate Assistantship

Follow this link for more information about applying for Graduate Assistantships

International applicants

The University's deadline for International students for Fall admission is May 1.  Please visit the Admission for International Students website for additional application requirements.