The Planning Accreditation Board requires this information be posted for the Master of Urban Planning program.
|We are proud of our students and their achievements. In the academic year 2021-2022, the average GPA of enrolled MUP students was 3.8. Approximately 75% of students had an internship or other paid employment while enrolled in the program, ranging from transportation to housing to data analysis and design, employed by a range of cities, organizations and private firms.
In 2022, the program surveyed recent graduates of the program. Among the respondents, 91% of the 2020 graduates were employed within one year of graduating. Among the 2017 graduates, 83% were employed in a planning or design-related job or planning-related field.
Furthermore, alumni provided testimonials to the strengths of the program:
Please review our MUP Alumni Positions list to see a representative sampling of the positions our graduates of the Master of Urban Planning program hold.
|2022-2023 Tuition and Fees
The estimated cost for one year tuition and fees for full-time enrollment during the academic year 2022-2023, assuming enrollment during Autumn, Winter and Spring quarters:
|In State Residents, per full-time academic year||$18,018|
|Out of State Residents, per full-time academic year||$31,263|
A complete list of tuition rates, student fees and a per-credit-hour breakdown of tuition rates is available at the University of Washington’s Office of Planning and Budgeting website.
MUP students pay the Urban Design and Planning tuition.
|Student Retention Rate||Percent|
|Percentage of students who began studies in fall 2021 and continued into fall 2022||98%|
|Student Graduation Rate||Percent|
|Percentage of single-degree-seeking students graduating within 4 years, entering class of 2018||90%|
|Number of Degrees Awarded|
|Number of degrees awarded for the 2021 – 2022 Academic Year||38|
|Percentage of master’s graduates taking the AICP exam within 3 years who pass, graduating class of 2018||100%|
|Percentage of full-time graduates obtaining professional planning, planning-related or other positions within 12 months of graduation, graduating class of 2021||88%|
|Percentage of full-time graduates pursuing doctoral programs within 12 months of graduation, graduating class of 2021||9%|