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Urban Affairs and Planning

The Department of Urban Affairs and Planning (UAP) provides interdisciplinary teaching and learning, research and scholarship, and outreach and service in planning, public policy, and public and non-profit management to serve students, the university and society. The department's diverse programs and interdisciplinary faculty provide a wide range of professional specializations, including urban development, environment protection, economic and community development, international development, community health, housing and information technology and society. To understand the dimensions and dynamics of societal problems and to apply this understanding in creative problems solving, all UAP programs emphasize three themes in principal and in practice: collaboration, globalization, and sustainability.

Located in Old Town Alexandria, the Department of Urban Affairs and Planning offers a Master of Urban & Regional Planning (MURPL) degree.

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Urban and Regional Planning
1021 Prince Street, Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: (703) 706-8111
Fax: (703) 518-8009

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