Master On Campus

Community and Regional Planning

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

12 months
996 USD/credit
996 USD/credit
342 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The Master of Community and Regional Planning (MCRP) program, offered by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, is accredited by the Planning Accreditation Board and designed to provide students with an understanding of the economic, social, political, and physical characteristics of communities and regions, and to assist students in developing skills for application in the planning profession.


Students from diverse educational and professional backgrounds are encouraged to apply for admission to the MCRP program; no prior course work in planning is required. Specializations are optional. Students may pursue an interdepartmental area of specialization: Environmental Studies , Great Plains Studies , or Water Resources Planning and Management .

At the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the Master of Community and Regional Planning / Master of Architecture dual degree program is offered in collaboration with the UNL Architecture Program. This program enables completion of both the MCRP degree and the Master of Architecture degree within a duration of three years of full time study. This program is intended for persons who hold the Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies (BSAS) degree or equivalent undergraduate degree.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Introduction to Planning
  • Planning Theory
  • Legal Aspects of Planning
  • Qualitative Techniques for Planners
  • Grant Writing and Fund-raising
  • Planning with GIS

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts and/or mark sheets showing the grades earned in each course
  • A diploma or certificate of graduation. (Not required if the transcript includes the name of the degree and the date it was conferred.)
  • The Diploma Supplement, if the degree is Bologna-compliant

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    996 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 996 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    996 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 996 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    342 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 342 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Lincoln

926 - 1371 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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