2020 Best Colleges for Urban & Regional Planning in the New England Region
Approximately 2,685 urban and regional planning degrees were awarded to students last year in the United States. With so many choices it can be a challenge finding the best choice. This year's Best Colleges for Urban & Regional Planning in the New England Region 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 colleges for Urban & Regional Planning students in the New England Region.
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. Below we explain some of the most important factors to consider before making your choice:
Quality Overall is Important
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.
Graduates Earn More After College
A urban and regional planning degree from colleges on this list usually translates into above average earnings following graduation. Recent urban and regional planning graduates from New England schools with a bachelors degree earned an average of $31,400 in 2017-2018.
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 complete ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best colleges for Urban & Regional Planning students in the New England Region.
Best Schools to Study Urban & Regional Planning in New England
Best Urban Planning Colleges in the New England Region
Westfield State University is among your top options if you want to study urban and regional planning. Located in the large suburb Westfield, Westfield is a public college with a medium-sized student population.
Graduates of the urban planning program earn around $31,400 in the first couple years of their career.More… Request Information
Best Urban & Regional Planning Colleges by State
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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 Related Majors
|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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