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Urban & Regional Planning at New York University

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Urban & Regional Planning at New York University

If you plan to study urban and regional planning, take a look at what New York University has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

NYU is located in New York, New York and has a total student population of 52,775.

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.

NYU Urban & Regional Planning Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Urban Planning

NYU Urban & Regional Planning Rankings

Urban Planning Student Demographics at NYU

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

NYU Urban & Regional Planning Master’s Program

57% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 44 students who earned a master's degree in Urban & Regional Planning from NYU in 2020-2021, 43% were men and 57% were women.


Of the students who received a urban planning master's degree from NYU, 52% were white. This is typical for this degree on the natiowide level.

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 4
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 23
International Students 7
Other Races/Ethnicities 7

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 NY, the home state for New York University.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
Architectural and Engineering Managers 7,330 $161,670
Social Sciences Professors 2,570 $101,250
Urban and Regional Planners 1,410 $76,730
Architecture Professors 970 $135,190


*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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