Master of Science Applied Urban Science
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Admissions Overview

To be considered for the MS in Applied Urban Science and Informatics program, you must demonstrate, through a combination of coursework, previous degree, and professional experience, competency in the following areas, depending on your intended discipline specialization:

  • Single-variable calculus
  • Basic programming
  • Statistics and probability
  • Geographic information systems and spatial analytics
  • Basic computer science

We are looking for people from ALL disciplines who would like to apply their quantitative skills to pressing social issues. A selection committee may deem some applicants in need of further training to be admitted into the program. In such cases, accelerated instruction may be available during the pre-semester City Challenge Program.



  • Step 1: Learn more – request information here or attend an information session.
  • Step 2: Submit an application before the deadlines listed to the left. All applicants will receive notification once the admissions committee has made a decision.