The Prize for Academic Excellence in Urban Planning and Urban Design honors graduating students in both programs, who have achieved the highest cumulative academic record regardless of financial need.

Recent recipients include:

20-21
Anna Carlsson (MUP)
Alia Bader (MAUD)

19-20
Amelia Muller (MUP)
Soledad Patiño (MAUD)

18-19
Mark Bennett (MUP)
Evan Shieh (MAUD)

17-18
Caroline Lauer (MUP)
Konstantina Tzemou (MAUD)

16-17
Erica Rothman (MUP)
Caroline Filice Smith (MAUD)