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Urban Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Atlanta, TX, United States
The Urban Studies Program was established at Morehouse College in 1976. The program enjoys an excellent reputation in the nation, and especially among the universities and colleges in Atlanta that offer Urban Studies and City and Regional Planning programs. 
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The program in Urban Studies at the College is made up of the core curriculum designed to introduce students to the field and prepare them for advanced work, and two concentrations, Urban Management and Urban Planning, designed to provide students with knowledge and competencies specific to each concentration.

Goals and Objectives

  • To advance the state of the art of Urban Studies and Planning education
  • To recognize the need to determine the underlying structural systems of communities;
  • To foster planning in democratic societies by emphasizing not only public interest advocacy, but also political engagement;
  • To train more progressive Black planners who should act as change agents rather than as defenders of the status quo;
  • To be responsive to the users of planning services in the public as well as the Private sector;
  • To provide service to the City of Atlanta and the State of Georgia by translating and applying urban studies training to the solution of specific community problems, more importantly, that pertain to urban pathologies.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • Introduction to urban Studies
  • National Government of the united States
  • State and Local Politics 
  • Social Statistics  
  • Urban and Community Sociology
  • Introduction to urban Planning
  • Urban Management and Policy Analysis

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • Completed Admissions Application
  • $50 non-refundable application fee
  • Official High School Transcript
  • Counselor/School Evaluation Form
  • Official SAT or ACT scores w/ Writing
  • Teacher Recommendation
  • Morehouse College Interview Instructions
  • International applicants will be expected to have successfully completed all national or regional school examinations, school qualifying examinations, and university entrance examinations.
  • International applicants are also required to take the Scholastic Aptitude Test.
  • An International student must file an Affidavit of Support.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25056 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25056 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    25056 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25056 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Atlanta

  • 945 - 1760 USD/month
    Living Costs

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