As an educational community of students, faculty, and staff with interests and expertise in architecture and urban planning, the University of Utah College of Architecture + Planning educates future professionals who are concerned with constructing and maintaining the highest quality in our built and natural environments.
The College's School of Architecture has been the only architecture school in Utah since 1951 and its Master of Architecture degree program is the only is NAAB-accredited program in the state. The School's award-winning faculty excels in teaching, research, architectural practice, and service to the local and national communities.
The College's Department of City and Metropolitan Planning is a vibrant community of students and faculty concerned with exploring, researching, and effecting the planning and development of our cities and the larger built environment of our metropolitan regions. The Master of Urban Planning program was accredited in 2010 is the only accredited professional urban planning degree program in Utah, Nevada, Idaho, Wyoming, or Montana. In addition to academic majors, the College provides complementary programs available to all students: an undergraduate honors program, a multi-disciplinary design minor, and graduate certificate programs in historic preservation, real estate, and urban planning.
Students in all College programs enjoy a stimulating array of academics and activities within the vibrant environment of an urban university situated on 140 park-like acres, with easy access to incredible outdoor recreation, world-class research, and the history and cultures of the American West. All of these contribute to the energy and quality that is the University of Utah College of Architecture + Planning experience.