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Urban Studies at University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus

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Urban Studies at University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus

Every urban studies school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the urban studies program at University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus stacks up to those at other schools.

Pitt is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and has a total student population of 32,277. In 2021, 31 urban studies majors received their bachelor's degree from Pitt.

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.

Pitt Urban Studies Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Studies

Pitt Urban Studies Rankings

The urban studies major at Pitt 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.

How Much Do Urban Studies Graduates from Pitt Make?

The median salary of urban studies students who receive their bachelor's degree at Pitt is $24,887. This is less than $35,454, which is the national average of all urban studies majors in the nation who earn bachelor's degrees.


Urban Studies Student Demographics at Pitt

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the urban studies majors at University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus.

Pitt Urban Studies Bachelor’s Program

68% Women
32% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
The urban studies program at Pitt awarded 31 bachelor's degrees in 2020-2021. About 32% of these degrees went to men with the other 68% going to women.


About 68% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in urban studies at Pitt are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus with a bachelor's in urban studies.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 5
White 21
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 3

Pitt 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 PA, the home state for University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA
Managers 11,060 $126,290
Urban and Regional Planners 1,420 $67,720
Social Sciences Professors 590 $95,490
Sociologists 60 $121,470


*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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