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Applying to GUS

Review of applications for graduate study in Global Urban Studies will begin on December 15 and End on February 1. We welcome applications until February 1 of each academic year.  Because we admit a limited number of students with funding, please submit your application as early as possible.


Application requirements (more details here):

  • All Official Academic Transcripts
  • GRE General (waived for applicants with Masters or other comparable graduate degree)
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Personal Statement: who you are and what you have done, motivation for PhD, career aspirations, research interest, and explain why GUS program is a good fit for you
  • Writing Sample: MA theses; research and/or academic paper
  • Resume/CV
  • Interview (optional)