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Urban Studies & Planning focuses on the way our cities are designed, constructed, and planned. You'll have the opportunity to decide what you enjoy more, from planning parks to working on highway transportation. Projects can range from upgrading a historical neighborhood to city planning. As an Urban Studies and Planning student, you’ll study:
This major is intended to prepare you for a career as a professional planner or graduate study in planning or a related field.
90% employed or continuing education
55% employed after graduation
35% attending graduate school
$42,173 average starting annual income
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3.9 years to degree
90% first-year retention rate
63% four-year graduation rate
77% six-year graduation rate