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The Planning Accreditation Board requires this information be posted 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 knowlege, skills and values gained by graduates.

BAUSP Student Achievement (assessments based on 2018 survey of graduating seniors)

Of 19 graduating seniors, 15 responded, for a response rate of 79%

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 Percent rating skills “much stronger” or “stronger”
Write effectively 87%
Function effectively as a member of a team 100%
Plan and execute complex projects 87%
Communicate well orally 80%
Develop an awareness of social problems 87%
Formulate original ideas and solutions 87%
Think analytically and logically 93%

 

MUP Student Achievement (assessments based on 2018 survey of graduating MUPs)

Of 28 graduating Master’s, 20 responded, for a response rate of 71%

Percent agreeing or strongly agreeing with these statements
I learned useful and substantive information about planning 90%
How would you rate the following skills after having gone through the MUP program? Percent rating skills “much stronger” or “stronger”
Ability to formulate original ideas and solutions 90%
Ability to analyze information from many perspectives 80%
Ability to communicate well orally 70%
Ability to communicate effectively in writing 80%
Function effectively as a member of a team 90%
Understanding of different philosophies, cultures and ways of life 85%
Confidence in approaching new planning situations or problems 90%
Depth of knowledge in your focus area 95%

 

Tuition and Fees (per full-time academic year)

2018-19 Academic Year                     Tuition                        Fees                              Total    
Undergraduate       In-state                $13,640                       $4,174                           $17,814
                          Out-of-state              $30,782                       $4,174                           $34,162
                        International                $31,656                      $4,174                           $35,830
Graduate                In-state                $14,092                       $4,478                           $18,570
                        Out-of-state                $29,110                       $4,478                           $33,588
                        International               $29,110                       $4,478                           $33,588

 

Student Retention Rate                                                                                                                   
Percentage of degree-seeking BAUSP students who began studies in Fall 2017 and continued into Fall 2018             93%
Percentage of degree-seeking Master’s students who began studies in Fall 2017 and continued into Fall 2018          88%

 

Student Graduation Rate                                                                                   

Percentage of single-degree BAUSP students graduating within 6 years, entering class of 2012             72%
Percentage of single-degree Master’s students graduating within 4 years, entering class of 2014          93%

 

Number of Degrees Awarded                                                                               
Number of degrees awarded for the 2017-2018 Academic year:
            BAUSP      20
            MUP         26

 

AICP Certification                                                                                                                   
Percentage of BAUSP graduates taking the AICP exam within 7 years who pass, graduating class of 2011          50%
Percentage of MUP graduates taking the AICP exam within 5 years who pass, graduating class of 2013             70%

 

Employment                                                                                                                   
Percentage of fulltime graduates obtaining professional planning, planning-related or other positions within 12 months of graduation, graduating class of 2017:
            BAUSP          43% (37% in graduate school)
            MUP              69%

 

Updated April 1 2019

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