City/urban, Community and Regional Planning Colleges and Programs

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This college program is designed to prepare students to apply principles of planning, analysis, and architecture to the improvement and development of urban areas and surrounding regions, and to work as professional planners. This program typically includes advanced instruction in principles of architecture; service, communications, and transportation systems design; master plan development; zoning; community and commercial development; land use planning; policy analysis; applied economics; applicable laws and regulations; and professional responsibilities and managerial duties.

The colleges, universities and schools below offer majors and degree programs in City/urban, Community and Regional Planning. To learn more about a specific school click on any of the links below.


Alabama A & M University

4900 Meridian St, Normal, AL 35762

Phone Number:(256) 372-5000
Website:www.aamu.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:6,149 (4,978 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:17 to 1

Appalachian State University

Boone, NC 28608

Phone Number:(828) 262-2000
Website:www.appstate.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Distant town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:18,372 (15,783 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:16 to 1

Arizona State University

Tempe, AZ 85287

Phone Number:(480) 965-9011
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:75,341 (59,211 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:28 to 1

Auburn University Main Campus

Auburn, Alabama, Auburn University, AL 36849

Phone Number:(334) 844-4000
Website:www.auburn.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Doctor’s degree – other
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:26,221 (21,083 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:20 to 1

Ball State University

2000 University Ave, Muncie, IN 47306

Phone Number:(765) 289-1241
Website:www.bsu.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Doctor’s degree – other
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:23,938 (18,786 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:21 to 1

Boston University

One Silber Way, Boston, MA 2215

Phone Number:(617) 353-2000
Website:www.bu.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:39,982 (23,291 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:11 to 1

Bridgewater State College

131 Summer Street, Bridgewater, MA 2325

Phone Number:(508) 531-1000
Website:www.bridgew.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:12,588 (9,594 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:23 to 1

California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo

One Grand Ave, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407

Phone Number:(805) 756-1111
Website:www.calpoly.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Campus setting:Small suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:20,553 (19,295 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:20 to 1

California State Polytechnic University-Pomona

3801 West Temple Avenue, Pomona, CA 91768

Phone Number:(909) 869-7659
Website:www.csupomona.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:24,449 (21,661 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:24 to 1

Carnegie Mellon University

5000 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890

Phone Number:(412) 268-2000
Website:www.cmu.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree – other
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:11,572 (6,195 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1

Clemson University

201 Sikes Hall, Clemson, SC 29634

Phone Number:(864) 656-4636
Website:www.clemson.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Distant town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:20,494 (15,920 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:18 to 1

Columbia University in the City of New York

West 116 St and Broadway, New York, NY 10027

Phone Number:(212) 854-1754
Website:www.columbia.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:25,340 (7,904 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:6 to 1

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY 14853

Phone Number:(607) 255-2000
Website:www.cornell.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:2-year certificate
Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:21,053 (14,336 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:11 to 1

CUNY City College

160 Convent Ave, New York, NY 10031

Phone Number:(212) 650-7000
Website:www.ccny.cuny.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:18,432 (14,129 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1

East Carolina University

East 5th Street, Greenville, NC 27858-4353

Phone Number:(252) 328-6131
Website:www.ecu.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:31,595 (22,989 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:17 to 1
Admissions:www.ecu.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:www.ecu.edu/financial/
Online Application:www.cfnc.org/

East Tennessee State University

807 University Pky, Johnson City, TN 37614-0000

Phone Number:(423) 439-1000
Website:www.etsu.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:15,990 (12,674 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:17 to 1

Eastern Michigan University

Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Phone Number:(734) 487-1849
Website:www.emich.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship
Campus setting:Large suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:27,032 (20,345 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:22 to 1

Eastern Washington University

526 5th Street, Cheney, WA 99004-2496

Phone Number:(509) 359-6200
Website:www.ewu.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree – other
Campus setting:Finge town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:14,627 (12,981 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:24 to 1

Florida Atlantic University

777 Glades Rd, Boca Raton, FL 33431-0991

Phone Number:(561) 297-3000
Website:www.fau.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Small city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:35,086 (27,942 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:27 to 1
Admissions:www.fau.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:www.fau.edu/finaid/
Online Application:www.fau.edu/admissions/Apply_Online.php

Florida State University

222 S. Copeland Street, Tallahassee, FL 32306-1037

Phone Number:(850) 644-2525
Website:www.fsu.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Other degree
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:44,101 (33,205 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:25 to 1

Harvard University

Massachusetts Hall, Cambridge, MA 2138

Phone Number:(617) 495-1000
Website:www.harvard.edu/
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:34,560 (14,864 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1

Kansas State University

Anderson Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506

Phone Number:(785) 532-6250
Website:www.k-state.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Remote town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:26,745 (20,474 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:25 to 1

New York University

70 Washington Sq South, New York, NY 10012-1091

Phone Number:(212) 998-1212
Website:www.nyu.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:1-year certificate
Associate’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Doctor’s degree – other
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:48,997 (24,325 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:7 to 1

Prairie View A & M University

FM 1098 Road & University Drive, Prairie View, TX 77446

Phone Number:(936) 261-3311
Website:www.pvamu.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Doctor’s degree – professional practice
Doctor’s degree – other
Campus setting:Distant town
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:9,628 (6,880 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:22 to 1

Rutgers University-Newark

249 University Avenue, Blumenthal Hall, Newark, NJ 7102

Phone Number:(973) 353-1766
Website:www.rutgers.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:13,358 (8,509 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:19 to 1
Admissions:admissions.rutgers.edu/
Financial Aid:studentaid.rutgers.edu/
Online Application:admissions.rutgers.edu/0201.asp

Savannah College of Art and Design

342 Bull St, Savannah, GA 31402-3146

Phone Number:(912) 525-5000
Website:www.scad.edu
School Type:4-year private not-for-profit
Awards Offered:2-year certificate
Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Campus setting:Midsize city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:9,900 (8,183 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:17 to 1

The University of Texas at Austin

Austin, TX 78712

Phone Number:(512) 471-3434
Website:www.utexas.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Master’s degree
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:53,315 (39,838 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:18 to 1

University of California-Davis

One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616-8678

Phone Number:(530) 752-1011
Website:www.ucdavis.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Small suburb
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:33,069 (26,478 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:14 to 1

University of Washington-Seattle Campus

1400 NE Campus Parkway, Seattle, WA 98195-4550

Phone Number:(206) 543-2100
Website:www.washington.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:49,323 (35,420 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1
Admissions:admit.washington.edu/admission/
Financial Aid:www.washington.edu/students/osfa/
Online Application:admit.washington.edu/admission/

Wayne State University

656 West Kirby Street, Detroit, MI 48202

Phone Number:(313) 577-2424
Website:www.wayne.edu
School Type:4-year public
Awards Offered:Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree
Campus setting:Large city
Campus housing:Yes
Student Population:36,934 (23,633 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1

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