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Preparing for a Successful Future

Graduate students at the College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs are gaining the knowledge and tools they need to help transform the world. We offer masters degrees in architecture, landscape architecture, city and regional planning, public administration, and urban affairs, along with doctoral degrees in public administration and urban planning and public policy.

In addition, CAPPA students can earn certification in geographical information systems, development review, public budgeting and financial management, and urban non-profit management.

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Learn more about graduate programs and certificates 

Graduate Admissions into the College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs (CAPPA) at The University of Texas at Arlington take place in Fall and Spring.

Official transcripts and test scores must be sent directly to the Graduate School by the institution and ETS respectively. Letters of recommendation, personal essays, and portfolios should be sent directly to the CAPPA College Recruiter via email or postal service, CAPPA RECRUITER, Box 19108, Arlington TX 76019. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure all application materials are received by the application deadline. Incomplete applications or applications received after the deadline could be deferred.

For more information about graduate programs, please complete the information request form.

Financial Aid & Scholarships / Tuition & Fees Information

Financial Aid and Scholarships

The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships offers a wide variety of scholarships, grants, work, and loan programs to assist with funding the college education of students and families of all income levels. More than 63% of UTA students receive some type of financial assistance. We look forward to assisting you with the financial aid process.

Scholarship opportunities from sources outside of UT Arlington are located in the Private Scholarships page.

At the College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs, we offer a variety of undergraduate and graduate scholarships to help students fund their educations. These include both need- and merit-based awards.

Tuition and Fees

Expenses for your education at UT Arlington will vary depending on several criteria, such as whether you're a Texas resident, how many credit hours you're taking, whether you receive financial aid, where you live while studying here, which tuition plan you've chosen, and more.

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