The general prerequisite for admission to the Urban Studies program is a four-year bachelors' degree with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 in the junior and senior years combined (the last 50-60 credit hours). Under extenuating circumstances an average below 3.0 will be considered. The following factors will be considered in determining an applicant's admission status:
New students are admitted to the program for the fall semester (spring admission is allowed only in exceptional circumstances and course availability in such cases is limited.)
how to apply.
Please review the materials listed below needed to complete the application. Only complete applications will be considered. Thus, apply early - before the application deadline.
The MSUS Committee reviews complete applications on a rolling admissions basis.
Applications complete by July 1 will be considered for Fall semester.
Notification of admission status will be sent approximately four weeks after application is complete.
If you have questions, contact
Meagan Van Gelder, Ph.D., Academic Program Coordinator
Phone: (402) 554.3480
Fax: (402) 554.2682