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2021 Highest Paid Urban & Regional Planning Graduates in the Great Lakes Region

101 Bachelor's Degrees
$33,300 Avg Salary
$23,600 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best Urban & Regional Planning School for You

Highest Paid Urban & Regional Planning Graduates in the Great Lakes RegionUrban & Regional Planning is the #173 most popular major in the country with 847 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019. Of those degrees, 101 went to students in the Great Lakes region of the United States. Since the program you select can have a significant impact on your future, we've developed a number of rankings, including this Highest Paid Urban Planning Graduates list, to help you choose the best school for you.

This year's Highest Paid Urban & Regional Planning Graduates in the Great Lakes Region ranking looked at 1 colleges that offer a bachelor's in urban planning.

In this ranking, we use early career salaries - salaries 10 years from when a student started college. This is the salary typically earned 4-6 years after graduation, but may be different depending on how long a person takes to complete their degree.

How Much Do Urban & Regional Planning Majors Make After Graduation?

After graduating, urban and regional planning majors that go to school in the Great Lakes Region go on to jobs making an average of $33,300 per year. Unfortunately, that is 16% less than the average salary of a typical college graduate. However, graduates from the schools below may make more than this.

This salary is in the same ballpark as the national average of $35,025 for those students who obtain a bachelor's degree in urban planning.

Average Salary for Urban Planning Graduates from Schools in the Great Lakes Region  33,300
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Average Salary for Urban Planning Graduates from Schools Nationwide  35,025
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66,600
National Average Salary for All College Grads (Regardless of Major)  39,802
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66,600

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2021 Highest Paid Urban & Regional Planning Grads in Great Lakes

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Best Schools for Highly Paid Urban Planning Graduates in the Great Lakes Region

Our rankings recognize Miami University - Oxford as the #1 school in this year's rankings. Miami of Ohio is a large public school located in the town of Oxford.

After completing their bachelor's degree, urban planning graduates from Miami of Ohio carry an average student debtload of $21,631.

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The #2 spot in this year's ranking belongs to University of Cincinnati - Main Campus. Cincinnati is a fairly large public school located in the large city of Cincinnati.

While working on their bachelor's, urban planning majors at Cincinnati accumulate an average of around $28,028 in student debt. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $322, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

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#3

Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI

Our rankings recognize Michigan State University as the #3 school in this year's rankings. Located in the city of East Lansing, Michigan State is a public school with a very large student population.

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University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh comes in at #4 in this year's ranking. Located in the city of Oshkosh, UW Oshkosh is a public college with a large student population.

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Ball State University

Muncie, IN

Ball State University comes in at #5 in this year's ranking. Ball State is a fairly large public school located in the city of Muncie.

Urban Planning majors at Ball State take out an average of $25,997 in student loans while working on their bachelor's degree.

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Eastern Michigan University earned the #6 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the large suburb of Ypsilanti, Eastern Michigan is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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Best Urban & Regional Planning Colleges by State

Explore the best urban and regional planning schools for a specific state in this the Great Lakes region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Michigan 255 24
Ohio 246 68
Indiana 227 8
Wisconsin 209 1

Urban & Regional Planning is one of 8 different types of Architecture & Related Services programs to choose from.

Related Major Annual Graduates
General Architecture 609
Architectural Sciences & Technology 197
Interior Architecture 91
Landscape Architecture 87
Architecture (Other) 24

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Notes and References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
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