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Complete the official Graduate Admissions application online. As part of that process, you must also submit:
All application materials must be received on or before December 1 to be considered for fall admission. Incomplete and late applications are not guaranteed to be reviewed. Please allow sufficient time for submission and processing of relevant test scores, transcripts, and letters of recommendation.
Personal statement must address the following questions:
Personal statement should be no longer than two pages.
A generic statement, often sent to multiple universities, does not substitute for responses to these questions that address your reasons for applying to the ASU PhD program in urban planning.
You may be eligible for a fellowship from ASU Graduate College or from the SGSUP.
ASU Graduate College fellowships:
Need-based: If you are a US citizen, please consider submitting a FAFSA to be eligible for the need-based Graduate College Fellowship.
Merit-based: If you are an underrepresented student (visit link for definition), consider incorporating this information into your personal statement in order to be considered for nomination for the Interdisciplinary Enrichment Fellowship.
SGSUP fellowships for PhD students:
Gilbert F. White Environment and Society Fellowship: Support of outstanding students for their pursuit of a PhD degree with research interests consistent with human-environmental sciences (e.g., sustainability, land system science, and resilience-vulnerability, and remote sensing & GIS applied to these subfields)
Nexus Research Fellowship: Supports outstanding students for their pursuit of a PhD degree with research that centers upon existing strengths within SGSUP and is focused on solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges.
The SGSUP admissions committee will forward nominations to the appropriate selection committees who will make the ultimate decision. Awardees will be notified via email.