Skyscrapers in Japan, Photo by Rob Olshansky

College of Fine + Applied Arts

Department of Urban + Regional Planning

With a top ranking from Planetizen (rated number one in the Midwest and third overall), the Department of Urban and Regional Planning provides one of the best training grounds in the country. Students receive a comprehensive education in modern analytical methods, the social and natural sciences, communication, and problem solving and can explore land use, social justice, sustainability, community and economic development, and transportation.

  • BA in urban planning program
  • MUP program
  • PhD in regional planning program

Major or Minor: Urban Planning