Department of Urban Studies and Planning
Wayne State University
Public Information, Academic Year 2016-17
 

The Strategic Plan of the Department of Urban Studies and Planning was updated in April 2016. Click here for the Strategic Plan.

Public Information

The Planning Accreditation Board requires the following information be posted for the Master of Urban Planning program.

 

Student Achievement

Master of Urban Planning students are highly qualified, diverse, and career-focused. To maintain this profile, the program admits only highly qualified students who show promise to be the urban leaders of tomorrow. Graduates continue to leave their mark on the profession, progressing through a series of planning and planning-related jobs in governments, the private sector, and the not-for-profit sectors in Detroit, surrounding suburbs, nationally, and Canada.

 

 

2017-18 Tuition and Fees

In State Residents, per full-time academic year

$ 12,552

Out of State Residents, per full-time academic year

$ 24,558

 

Student Retention Rate

Percent

Percentage of students who began studies in fall 2016 and continued into fall 2017

64%

 

Student Graduation Rate

Percent

Percentage of students graduating within 4 years, entering class of 2013

42%

 

Number of Degrees Awarded

Percent

Number of degrees awarded for the 2016 - 2017 Academic Year

16

 

 AICP Certification

Percent

Percentage of master’s graduates taking the AICP exam within 5 years who pass, graduating class of 2012

N/A

Percentage of bachelor’s graduates taking the AICP exam within 7 years who pass, graduating class of 2010

75%

 

 Employment

Percent

Percentage of graduates obtaining full-time planning or planning-related employment within 12 months of graduation, graduating class of 2016

88%

 

The Program Assessment Report includes information related to performance in the three programs in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning:
·    Master of Urban Planning (MUP)
·    Graduate Certificate in Economic Development (GCED)
·    BA in Urban Studies
Click here for the report. (Data for the Master of Urban Planning program in this report are now slightly outdated. For the most recent data on the MUP, please see the table above.)

For more information about the above documents or any program in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning, its learning outcomes, their assessment, or findings, please write to DUSP@wayne.edu or call 313-577-2701.

 

 

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