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Urban & Regional Planning at George Washington University

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Urban & Regional Planning at George Washington University

If you are interested in studying urban and regional planning, you may want to check out the program at George Washington University. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

GWU is located in Washington, District of Columbia and has a total student population of 27,017.

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

GWU Urban & Regional Planning Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Urban Planning

GWU Urban & Regional Planning Rankings

Urban Planning Student Demographics at GWU

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the urban planning majors at George Washington University.

GWU Urban & Regional Planning Master’s Program

100% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In the 2020-2021 academic year, 4 students earned a master's degree in urban planning from GWU. About 100% of these graduates were women and the other 0% were men.


Of the students who received a urban planning master's degree from GWU, 75% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from George Washington University with a master's in urban planning.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 3
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Careers That Urban Planning Grads May Go Into

A degree in urban planning can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for DC, the home state for George Washington University.

Occupation Jobs in DC Average Salary in DC
Architectural and Engineering Managers 1,360 $152,130
Urban and Regional Planners 230 $110,100
Social Sciences Professors 40 $82,550


*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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