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Urban Studies at Columbia University in the City of New York

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Urban Studies at Columbia University in the City of New York

What traits are you looking for in a urban studies school? To help you decide if Columbia University in the City of New York is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's urban studies program.

Columbia is located in New York, New York and has a total student population of 30,135. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 19 students received a bachelor's degree in urban studies from Columbia.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Urban Studies section at the bottom of this page.

Columbia Urban Studies Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Studies

Columbia Urban Studies Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the urban studies progam at Columbia compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The urban studies major at Columbia is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Urban Studies. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value Urban Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools 50

Urban Studies Student Demographics at Columbia

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the urban studies majors at Columbia University in the City of New York.

Columbia Urban Studies Bachelor’s Program

47% Women
42% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 53% of urban studies bachelor's degrees went to men and 47% went to women. The typical urban studies bachelor's degree program is made up of only 45% men. So male students are more repesented at Columbia since its program graduates 7% more men than average.


The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Columbia University in the City of New York with a bachelor's in urban studies.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 4
White 9
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

Columbia also has a doctoral program available in urban studies. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Urban Studies Grads May Go Into

A degree in urban studies can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NY, the home state for Columbia University in the City of New York.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
Managers 16,600 $124,160
Social Sciences Professors 2,570 $101,250
Urban and Regional Planners 1,410 $76,730
Sociologists 190 $75,800


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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