Community and Regional Planning: MCRP

The master of community and regional planning (CRP) program trains policy-oriented planners for leadership positions in the public, nonprofit and private sectors.

The program is ideal for students seeking a challenging education with a strong emphasis on applied learning.

The program is flexible, allowing students to develop a focus based on their career goals or pursue a joint degree in programs such as environmental studies, law, business, landscape architecture, or public administration.

The CRP program is a professionally accredited master's program that has awarded degrees in planning since 1968.

The progressive planning and environmental programs of the state of Oregon and the applied, problem-solving orientation of the CRP program attracts an increasing number of students from the U.S. and the Pacific Basin.

The two-year degree program enrolls approximately 25-30 students each year.

Application at a Glance

You apply for admission through your program. Detailed instructions are available on the program’s website. The following are required for your application:

Program-Specific Application Requirements:

  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Resume
  • Statement of Purpose


  • GRE (UO Institution Code: 4846)


Master's (MCRP)
College of Design
Campus: Eugene
Fall Term:
Priority Deadline - January 15
Final Deadline - August 15
Winter Term:
Final Deadline - December 1
Spring Term:
Final Deadline - March 1
This program may accept applications after the posted deadline on a space-available basis. Refer to the program’s website for more details.