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Urban Studies at University of Washington - Tacoma Campus

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Urban Studies at University of Washington - Tacoma Campus

If you are interested in studying urban studies, you may want to check out the program at University of Washington - Tacoma Campus. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

UW Tacoma is located in Tacoma, Washington and approximately 5,329 students attend the school each year. In 2019, 44 urban studies majors received their bachelor's degree from UW Tacoma.

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.

UW Tacoma Urban Studies Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Studies

UW Tacoma Urban Studies Rankings

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

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The urban studies major at UW Tacoma 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 4
Most Focused Urban Studies Schools 9
Best Value Urban Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools 35

Earnings of UW Tacoma Urban Studies Graduates

The median salary of urban studies students who receive their bachelor's degree at UW Tacoma is $34,400. This is about the same as the yearly salary of allurban studies bachelor's degree recipients across the nation.


Urban Studies Student Demographics at UW Tacoma

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

UW Tacoma Urban Studies Bachelor’s Program

61% Women
32% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 44 urban studies majors earned their bachelor's degree from UW Tacoma. Of these graduates, 39% were men and 61% were women.

UW Tacoma Gender Breakdown of Urban Studies Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 64% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in urban studies at UW Tacoma 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 Washington - Tacoma Campus with a bachelor's in urban studies.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Urban Studies Majors at University of Washington - Tacoma Campus
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 6
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 28
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 5

UW Tacoma also has a doctoral program available in urban studies. In 2019, 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 WA, the home state for University of Washington - Tacoma Campus.

Occupation Jobs in WA Average Salary in WA
Managers 11,280 $125,490
Urban and Regional Planners 2,110 $81,250
Social Sciences Professors 140 $69,750
Sociologists 80 $74,130


*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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