Student Achievement

The urban and regional planning program assesses student achievement based on five indicators from the 2016-2017 Graduating Graduate Student Survey. The goals is for 80 percent of students completing the survey to indicate “strongly agree” or “agree.”

Areas of Achievement
“The M.S.URP degree prepared me to:”
Strongly Agree/Agree
Apply planning theory to local planning issues 100%
Conduct an assessment of local development plans 90.5%
Identify values and ethical dilemmas in the collaboration, mediation and interpretation of local development projects 100%
Apply urban planning theory and principles of urban design in professional activities 87.5%
Apply numerical and computation skills 100%

Current student achievements can be found under the latest news, alumni and student news, and announcements sections of our website.

2017-18 Tuition and Fees
In-state residents, per full-time academic year $8,871.60
Out-of-state residents, per full-time academic year $28,657.20
Student Retention Rate
Percentage of students who began studies in fall 2016 and continued into fall 2017           90.9%
Student Graduation Rate
Percentage of students graduating within four years, entering class of 2013  70.4%
Number of Degrees Awarded
Number of degrees awarded for the 2016-17 academic year 9
AICP Certification
Percentage of master’s graduates taking the AICP exam within five years who pass, graduating class of 2012 NA. First graduating class was 2013
Percentage of graduates obtaining full-time planning or planning-related employment within 12 months of graduation, graduating class of 2016 60%