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Urban & Regional Planning at Rutgers University - New Brunswick

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Urban & Regional Planning at Rutgers University - New Brunswick

Every urban and regional planning school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the urban planning program at Rutgers University - New Brunswick stacks up to those at other schools.

Rutgers New Brunswick is located in New Brunswick, New Jersey and approximately 50,411 students attend the school each year. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 17 students received a bachelor's degree in urban planning from Rutgers New Brunswick.

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.

Rutgers New Brunswick Urban & Regional Planning Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Planning
  • Doctorate Degree in Urban Planning

Rutgers New Brunswick Urban & Regional Planning Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks urban planning programs across the country. The following shows how Rutgers New Brunswick performed in these rankings.

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The urban planning major at Rutgers New Brunswick is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Urban & Regional Planning. 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
Most Focused Urban & Regional Planning Schools 75
Most Popular Urban & Regional Planning Master’s Degree Schools 84

In 2021, 0 student received their master’s degree in urban planning from Rutgers New Brunswick. This is the #84 most popular school for urban planning master’s degree candidates in the country.

Urban Planning Student Demographics at Rutgers New Brunswick

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

Rutgers New Brunswick Urban & Regional Planning Bachelor’s Program

35% Women
47% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 17 urban planning students who graduated with a bachelor's degree in 2020-2021 from Rutgers New Brunswick, about 65% were men and 35% were women.


About 53% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in urban planning at Rutgers New Brunswick are white. This is typical for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 15% more racial-ethnic minorities in its urban planning bachelor's program than the national average.*

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

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

Rutgers New Brunswick also has a doctoral program available in urban planning. In 2021, 4 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

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 NJ, the home state for Rutgers University - New Brunswick.

Occupation Jobs in NJ Average Salary in NJ
Architectural and Engineering Managers 4,020 $163,440
Urban and Regional Planners 440 $74,120
Social Sciences Professors 230 $100,810


*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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