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Associate’s Degrees in Urban Studies

20 Yearly Graduations
65% Women
80% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
An associate's degree in urban studies is offered at 2 colleges in the United States. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were female, and 80% were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 5.0% of urban studies graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Urban Studies Majors

In 2018-2019, 20 earned their associate's degree in urban studies. This earns it the #234 spot on the list of the most popular associate's degree programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in urban studies at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,102
Master’s Degree 331
Graduate Certificate 149
Doctor’s Degree 38
Associate’s Degree 20
Basic Certificate 7

Earnings of Urban Studies Majors With Associate’s Degrees

We are unable to calculate the median earnings for urban studies majors with their associate's degree due to lack of data.

Student Debt

We do not have the data to estimate the median debt for this class of people.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their associate's degree in urban studies. About 65.0% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 7
Women 13
Gender Diversity of Associate's Degrees in Urban Studies

The racial-ethnic distribution of urban studies associate’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 0
Black or African American 6
Hispanic or Latino 10
White 3
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 0
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Urban Studies Associate's Degree Students

There are 2 colleges that offer an associate’s degree in urban studies. Learn more about the most popular 2 below:

20 Yearly Graduations
65% Women
80% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for urban studies students seekingan associate's degree is Stella and Charles Guttman Community College. Each year, around 1,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The urban studies program at Stella and Charles Guttman Community College awarded 20 associate's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 80% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 65% were women.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to urban studies that offer associate’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
General Social Sciences 12,003
Sociology 5,523
Economics 2,228
Political Science & Government 2,020
Anthropology 940


*The racial-ethnic minority student 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 percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

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