Group of students at the Upper Midwest APA conference in Mason City, IA
Charlie Nichols, Elizabeth Bledsoe, Adam Plagge
50 Years
Muscatine Riverfront Presentation, Cover
Group of URP intramural sports participants

Welcome from the Director

The field of urban and regional planning provides students with an opportunity to obtain a professional degree in a field that is centrally concerned with enhancing the quality of life for residents of both urban and rural areas. For 50 years, The University of Iowa has been offering high quality graduate education in urban and regional planning. As measured by our graduates’ performance on the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) Exam, we are among the top planning schools in the nation with an 87 percent pass rate among our graduates taking the exam). More…