Preferred Students

Our commitment to our students extends across many areas: providing them with exceptional instruction and research-backed knowledge about planning; inspiring them to achieve great things in their personal and professional lives; exposing them to planning professionals, real-world planning situations, and state-of-the-art learning resources; and helping them choose their best academic and career paths through advising and mentoring.

What do we expect in our students? We prefer students who…

  • are highly qualified academically
  • are passionate about planning and creating vibrant, sustainable communities
  • believe in an interdisciplinary approach to planning
  • advocate for sound planning ideals and excellence in the planning profession
  • demonstrate the ability to conduct themselves in a professional and ethical manner
  • will enhance their MURP experience by actively participating in program activities
  • will work hard and strive to do their best in their studies
  • will actively engage with the faculty and their fellow classmates
  • reflect a diverse population
  • represent many different perspectives and backgrounds

Do you have these qualities? If so, you should consider applying to the Master of Urban and Regional Planning program at CU Denver!


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