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The Department of Urban and Regional Planning reviews completed applications for graduate admission on a rolling basis. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, provided space remains in the incoming class. Apply today for primary consideration for scholarship admissions.
Complete applications must include the following, uploaded to your online application:
For the following combined degree programs, you will need to submit separate applications to be admitted to the respective programs.
Apply to the MUP portion of the program
Apply to the UB School of Law for the JD portion of the program
Applications should specify that you are applying to the dual MUP+JD program
Students may also apply to the combined program while enrolled in either the UB School of Law or Department of Urban and Regional Planning (all application requirements must be met, including taking the Law School Admission Test (LSAT))
On each application, in your personal statement, indicate that you are applying to the other and that you intend to pursue the combined degree program. Administrators of the two programs coordinate their reviews of the application and make every effort to respond to the applicant at the same time regarding the decision of their application.