The future begins with urban planning.
Where do you fit in?

Pass the torch: Refer a Student to MURP

The Department of Urban Planning has long recognized that some of our brightest and most successful students are referred by those who know us best.


Admissions and Financial Aid

Are you interested in one of our programs? Applying is easy, but admission to Ball State is competitive, so apply early! Review our admission requirements and steps to apply.

Also, we offer scholarships and graduate assistantships to help pay for your education.

High School Workshops


Urban Plan Workshop

This one-day workshop will allow high school students to experience a realistic exercise in understanding the fundamental forces that affect development in our communities.

Project Lead the Way

Ball State instructors and alumni passionate about the built environment engage with high school students through a partnership with Project Lead the Way.

Architecture + Planning Camp

High school students grades 9-12 learn about architecture, site evaluation, ecology, sustainability, planning, sketching, and 3D modeling.

DesignWorks Summer Academy

High school students will experience a variety of design fields such as architecture, landscape architecture, and urban planning.

Our Faculty

Sanglim Yoo

Inside and out of the classroom, you will work closely with our faculty as they—and you—make a major difference in communities around the state.

Meet the Faculty

Scott Truex, Department Chair of Urban Planning is Retiring

Join us for a retirement reception recognizing the contributions and accomplishments of Scott Truex, CAP’s Department Chair of Urban Planning, on Nov. …

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CAP Guest Lecturer Alexandra Lange

MONDAY | NOV 28| 4 PM | AB 100 Join the Ball State College of Architecture and Planning for a lecture by Alexandra Lange, a New York-ba …

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Steven Stransky: Helping communities rebuild after a natural disaster strikes

By Steven Stransky, MURP 2018 While growing up, my neighborhood flooded due to a levee breach after a massive rainstorm. Floodwaters inundated nearly …

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Alumni and Friends

Graduating with one of our degrees will connect you with the R. Wayne Estopinal College of Architecture and Planning’s active alumni network that spans the country. Our alumni stay involved with Ball State long after leaving through events, visits to campus, and projects with us, as well as actively recruiting students for their companies.

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Department of Urban Planning

Architecture Building (AB), Room 327
Ball State University
Muncie , IN 47306