Urban Planning

Rankings and Recognitions

Our program has garnered the attention of some planning resource guides.

The Planetizen Guide to Graduate Urban Planning Programs 2012 rated our Master of Urban and Regional Planning program as one of the Top Ten Programs in the Midwest

The Planetizen 2007 Guide to Graduate Urban Planning Programs rated our urban planning program 17th nationwide, based on a compilation of statistical data and surveys of architecture and planning practitioners and academics.

Other specialty areas were also ranked in the top 10:

  • zoning administration—5th
  • lowest tuition—5th
  • technology—6th
  • land use planning—7th

Making this list was no small feat, as 14 of the 16 urban planning programs listed ahead of Ball State have doctoral programs.