The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is a leader among planning schools with world-class faculty and high-impact research. Located in the booming Research Triangle, Carolina Planning is a center of collaboration and innovation in the economic, housing, community development, transportation, land use and environmental planning that shapes our cities and regions of the world.
A two-year professional program that teaches the theory, skills, and decision-making techniques needed for positions of leadership in the planning profession.
An advanced academic degree that prepares students for a career in teaching and applied research at universities, governments, and other organizations.
A minor in Urban Studies and Planning that allows undergraduates to explore urban and regional issues through a planning framework.
5th among Graduate Planning Programs
Engaged Social Science
Freshwater resources contribute to agriculture, electricity production, and industrial economic growth around the world. In a new study, DCRP’s Dale Whittington and co-authors … Continued
DCRP’s Dr. William Rohe, former Cary C. Boshamer Distinguished Professor of City and Regional Planning and former Director of … Continued
Some of the most glaring effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have been on human mobility. The pandemic has affected our … Continued
Diversity & Inclusion
The FES program brings together selected faculty from across campus to engage in a two-year experiential, competency-based curriculum designed to … Continued
“We’re Everywhere!”: The Social, Political and Economic Life of LGBTQ+ Communities.
Are you thinking about applying to our MCRP program? Let our friends and alumni help! If you are from a … Continued
Training next generation planners
Investing in green space and park creation has enormous benefits.
We are thrilled to announce the 2021 winners of the MCRP Graduation Awards The APA Outstanding Student Award recognizes … Continued
DCRP is excited to introduce the Cartography and Research Tools Initiative (CaRTI), a student-led effort aimed at to bring peers … Continued
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