MURP Early Admission

Current undergraduate UM students with at least a 3.25 GPA will be eligible to apply for Early Admission into the Master of Urban & Regional Planning (MURP) provided they meet the criteria below. Applying Early Admission provides students with the ability to plan their future with more time to seek out external financial opportunities to help pay for their graduate degree.

  Early Admission General Graduate Admission
Deadline to Apply November 17, 2024 January 15, 2025
Decision Notice December 17, 2024 Late February 2025

Applicants eligible for this agreement must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a U-M senior making satisfactory academic progress
  • Have earned at least a 3.25 GPA average through junior year
  • Proof of eligible major/minor declared or completed (as noted on the U-M transcript)
    • See chart below
  • Complete an application for admission for the Master of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP) by November 17.
  • Must enroll in MURP in the same year as graduation year of U-M undergraduate degree
  Taubman College Students LSA Students
Academic Programs Bachelor of Science in Architecture Bachelor of Science in Urban Technology




  • Sustainability
  • Urban Studies
  • Environment
  • Gender, Race and Nation
  • Energy Science and Policy
  • Food and the Environment
  • Community Action and Social Change
  • Law, Justice and Social Change
  • Public Policy
All other students (not listed in 2 previous columns)
MURP Admission Eligibility Only eligible for MURP Early Admission Only eligible for MURP Early Admission

3.75+ cum GPA = eligible to apply for CUGS

3.25-3.74 cum GPA = eligible to apply for MURP Early Admission

Eligible for MURP Early Admission

(may be eligible for CUGS depending on GPA and major)

3.75+ cum GPA = eligible to apply for CUGS

Admission into MURP is not guaranteed. Students applying for CUGS are not eligible for Early Admission into MURP.

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