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Ph.D. in Planning, Design and the Built Environment

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Application Checklist


Applications must be filed electronically through the Graduate School web site: Graduate School Application. Priority Application Deadline: December 1. Application Deadline: January 15

The following are requirements of the Graduate School application:

  • Official copies of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts. These may be obtained by the registrar office of your undergraduate and graduate institutions.
  • GRE exam scores, ETS institutional code 0501. International students must also submit TOEFL exam scores.
  • Personal statement of objectives. (1-2 pages).
  • Students with an Architectural background planning to advance their design work should also send a portfolio to Ms. Lillian Burns at

Send documents to:
Graduate Admissions
E-209 Martin Hall
Clemson University
Clemson SC 29634

For additional information:
The Graduate School

Questions may be directed to the program director. Although it is not a requirement, students are encouraged to visit campus and meet with faculty and students in the department.

Program Director: Dr. Michael Carlos Kleiss
Program Administrative Assistant : Ms. Lillian Burns

Ph.D. in Planning, Design and the Built Environment
Ph.D. in Planning, Design and the Built Environment | Lee 3-130, Clemson, SC 29634