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Urban Studies at Rutgers University - New Brunswick

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Urban Studies at Rutgers University - New Brunswick

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

Rutgers New Brunswick is located in New Brunswick, New Jersey and has a total student population of 50,411. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 7 students received a bachelor's degree in urban studies from Rutgers New Brunswick.

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.

Rutgers New Brunswick Urban Studies Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Studies

Rutgers New Brunswick Urban Studies Rankings

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

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 studies major at Rutgers New Brunswick 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
Most Popular Urban Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools 41

In 2021, 0 student received their master’s degree in urban studies from Rutgers New Brunswick. This is the #28 most popular school for urban studies master’s degree candidates in the country.

Earnings of Rutgers New Brunswick Urban Studies Graduates

The median salary of urban studies students who receive their bachelor's degree at Rutgers New Brunswick is $37,195. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 5% higher than the national average of $35,454 for all urban studies bachelor's degree recipients.


Urban Studies Student Demographics at Rutgers New Brunswick

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

Rutgers New Brunswick Urban Studies Bachelor’s Program

71% Women
57% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 7 students who graduated with a bachelor’s in urban studies from Rutgers New Brunswick in 2021, 29% were men and 71% were women.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 10% more racial-ethnic minorities in its urban studies 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 studies.

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

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

Occupation Jobs in NJ Average Salary in NJ
Managers 18,370 $138,820
Urban and Regional Planners 440 $74,120
Social Sciences Professors 230 $100,810
Sociologists 40 $106,470


*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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