Urban and Regional Planning


Click here to view pdf version of the DURP Program Admissions Information. 

The following items must be sent to the (main campus) Division of Graduate Studies, Jackson State University, PO Box 17095, Jackson, MS  39217

  • A copy of your Immunization Records http://www.jsums.edu/gradeschool/immunization_records/
  • Out-of-state and International applicants must submit a $25.00 application fee (money orders only).
  • International applicants must submit satisfactory TOEFL or IELTS scores.
  • Application for an Out-of-State FeeWaiver
  • *International applicants must also file a Certified Declaration of Financial Support with the University with the Division of International Studies. Click for: Form I-134, Affidavit of Support (pdf).

The Department of Urban and Regional Planning requires the following documents:
Please use the following mailing address:  Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Jackson State University, 101 W. Capitol Street, Jackson, MS  39201

  • An official copy of your transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Three letters of recommendation and the recomender form checklist http://www.jsums.edu/graduateschool/files/2012/081/generic_form.pdf
  • Statement of Purpose indicating your interest, skills, background and future aspirations
  • A copy of GRE Scores (must be less than five years)