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The Planning Accreditation Board requires that we post this information for the Bachelor of Urban Studies and Planning degree and the Master of Urban Planning degree.

Student Achievement

Beginning with the class of 2012, the Department of Urban and Regional Planning has used an annual alumni survey to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and values gained by graduates.

 

BAUSP Student Achievement (assessments based on 2022 survey of graduating seniors). Of 24 graduating seniors, 14 responded, for a response rate of 58%. Responses represent percent agreeing or strongly agreeing with these statements.

I learned useful and substantive information about planning: 93%

How would you rate the following skills after having gone through the DURP program? Responses represent percent rating skills “much stronger” or “stronger.”

Write effectively: 86%
Function effectively as a member of a team: 86%
Plan and execute complex projects: 86%
Communicate well orally: 86%
Develop an awareness of social problems: 93%
Formulate original ideas and solutions: 72%
Think analytically and logically: 72%

 

MUP Student Achievement (assessments based on 2022 survey of graduating MUPs). Of 21 graduating master’s students, 19 responded, for a response rate of 91%. Responses represent percent agreeing or strongly agreeing with these statements.

Please state your level of agreement with the following statements regarding “overall MUP experience.”

I strengthened my ability to formulate original ideas and solutions: 90%
I strengthened my ability to analyze/synthesize information/data: 85%
I strengthened my ability to communicate orally and in writing: 73%
I strengthened my knowledge/skills in concentration areas: 84%
I have better understanding of different philosophies, cultures, ways of life: 90%
I became more interested in public/community service and engagement: 79%

 

Tuition and Fees (per full-time academic year)

2022–23 Academic Year

Undergraduate

  • In-state: $14,078 (tuition)   $4,664 (fees)   $18,742 (total)
  • Out-of-state: $32,050 (tuition)   $4,664 (fees)   $36,714 (total)
  • International: $32,958 (tuition)   $4,664 (fees)   $37,622 (total)

Graduate

  • In-state: $14,590 (tuition)    $5,072 (fees)   $19,662 (total)
  • Out-of-state: $30,184 (tuition)    $5,072 (fees)   $35,256 (total)
  • International $30,184 (tuition)   $5,072 (fees)   $35,256 (total)

 

Student Retention Rate

  • Percentage of degree-seeking BAUSP students who began
    studies in Fall 2021 and continued into Fall 2022: 87%
  • Percentage of degree-seeking master’s students who began
    studies in Fall 2021 and continued into Fall 2022: 100%

 

Student Graduation Rate

  • Percentage of single-degree BAUSP students graduating
    within 6 years, entering class of 2015: 85%
  • Percentage of single-degree master’s students graduating
    within 4 years, entering class of 2017: 87%

 

Number of Degrees Awarded

Number of degrees awarded for the 2020–21 academic year:

  • BAUSP– 26
  • MUP– 28

 

AICP Certification

  • Percentage of BAUSP graduates taking the AICP exam within 7 years
    who pass, graduating class of 2014: 100%
  • Percentage of MUP graduates taking the AICP exam within 5 years
    who pass, graduating class of 2016: 50%

 

Employment

Percentage of full-time graduates obtaining professional planning, planning-related, or other positions within 12 months of graduation, graduating class of 2020:

  • BAUSP–47% (27% in graduate school)
  • MUP–81%

 

Updated January 25, 2022

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