2020 Best Colleges for Urban & Regional Planning in Illinois
Approximately 2,685 urban and regional planning degrees were awarded to students last year in the United States. 106 of these awards were given by schools in Illinois alone, making it the 8th most popular state for urban planning students. With so many options it can be a challenge finding the best fit for you. This year's Best Colleges for Urban & Regional Planning in Illinois ranking analyzed 1 colleges and universities that offer a bachelor's degree in urban and regional planning. We look at over 20 factors to determine the top 0 schools for Urban & Regional Planning students in Illinois.
Choosing a Great Urban & Regional Planning School
The urban planning program you select can have a big impact on your future. This section explores some of the factors we include in our ranking and how much they vary depending on the school you select. When choosing a school we recommend considering some of the following factors:
A Great Overall School
A school that excels in educating for a particular major must be a great school overall as well. To make it into this list a school must rank well in our overall Best Colleges ranking. This ranking considered factors such as graduation rates, overall graduate earnings and other educational resources to identify great colleges and universities.
Above Average Earnings After Graduation
A urban and regional planning degree from colleges on this list typically results in above average salaries after graduation.
Other Factors We Consider
In addition to the above, you should consider some of the following factors:
- Major Focus - How much a school focuses on Urban & Regional Planning students vs. other majors.
- Major Popularity - How many other urban and regional planning students choose this school.
- Accreditation - Whether a school is regionally accredited and/or a recognized urban and regional planning related accrediting body.
Our full ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best colleges for Urban & Regional Planning students in Illinois.
Best Schools to Study Urban & Regional Planning in Illinois
Best Urban Planning Colleges in Illinois
Any student who is interested in urban and regional planning needs to take a look at University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign. UIUC is a fairly large public school located in the city of Champaign.
For those interested in something more advanced, UIUC also offers 2 different higher degree levels in urban and regional planning, the most popular of which is a Master's Degree.More… Request Information
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Rankings in Majors Related to Urban Planning
One of 8 majors within the Architecture & Related Services area of study, Urban & Regional Planning has other similar majors worth exploring.
Most Popular Majors Related to Urban Planning
|Related Major||Annual Graduates|
|Architectural Sciences & Technology||3,804|
Notes and References
- The bars on the spread charts above show the distribution of the schools on this list +/- one standard deviation from the mean.
- 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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