The Planetizen Guide to Graduate Urban Planning Programs is the only comprehensive ranking and listing of graduate urban planning programs available. In its 4th edition, the guide is exhaustively researched by the staff of Planetizen. Thousands of students have used the Guide to inform their decision on which graduate programs to apply to, and ultimately, attend.
We’ve expanded the Guide yet again, with more detailed information about programs to help prospective students decide where to apply.
• Expanded program profiles section with additional data collected
• Expanded profiles of professional planners
• Refined rankings methodology that takes into account a larger set of criteria
• Expanded rankings section
School Profile and Ranking by Geographic Region Sample Pages
Student and Professional Profile Sample Pages
The Planetizen Guide to Graduate Urban Planning Programs - 4th Edition (ISBN 978-0-9906162-1-4) is published by Planetizen Press.
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