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
North Carolina is well-positioned to meet this challenge, and also respond to future pandemics and natural disasters.
Diversity & Inclusion
Dear Carolina Community: Knowledge creation calls for space and security to look beyond established ideas toward newer thought, innovations and … Continued
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.
Training next generation planners
Fellows hold skill-building placements with local cultural institutions, on or off campus, which serve or collaborate with publics beyond UNC.
DCRP is excited to introduce the Cartography and Research Tools Initiative (CaRTI), a student-led effort aimed at to bring peers … Continued
Each year DCRP faculty and student body members select exemplary students as recipients of our annual DCRP awards. This year, … Continued
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