Urban and Regional Planning

Urban and Regional Planning students.
  • Why Planning in Buffalo
    Study in Buffalo is distinctive, because we engage you in our city and region. In your studies with us, you become involved with city governments and neighborhood groups, urban and rural environments, citizens and leaders, and the challenges they face.
  • Degrees
    The Department of Urban and Regional Planning offers several degree programs at the graduate and undergraduate level, with diverse opportunities for advanced research, practice-based learning and cross-disciplinary study.
  • Meet our Faculty
    Our faculty are internationally regarded thought leaders in their fields and experienced practitioners of urban planning and environmental design. UB's urban planning faculty also rank at the top among peer programs in the Association of American Universities, across indicators of research prominence.
  • PAB Accreditation
    Our two-year master’s in urban planning (MUP) degree is fully accredited by the Planning Accreditation Board, a Chicago-based organization that recognizes professional urban planning programs for performance, integrity, and quality.