City & Regional Planning

Contact: 215-898-8329

Welcome to the Department of City and Regional Planning at the University of Pennsylvania, also known as PennPlanning. Since 1950, PennPlanning has been educating students in the theory and practice of city and regional planning. These students have gone on to become leaders in the planning profession, and more importantly, to make a real difference in their communities and the world.

Letter from the Chair »


Overview of the program, faculty, research.

Other Degrees Offered

Degree/certificate programs and course descriptions.

Student Work

View work from PennPlanning studios and workshops.


Downloadable pdfs of the department's journal and newsletter.

Master of City Planning

MCP core curriculum, internship requirements, and concentrations.


Learn about the concentrations offered by the MCP program and their requirements

Student Profiles

Meet some current City & Regional Planning students.

Doctoral Program in City Planning

Information about program requirements, research interests, and student and graduate profiles.

Faculty of City & Regional Planning

A list of faculty in the department. Please click on a name for more information.

How to Apply to PennPlanning

Tips on applying to the program

Facilities & Resources

PennPlanning Resources and Links.