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382 Urban Studies students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Urban Studies is the 139th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Urban Studies Majors in New York

Urban Studies majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 209
Master’s Degree 143
Associate’s Degree 20
Post-Master’s Certificate 8
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 8
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 2

Gender Distribution

In New York, a urban studies major is more popular with women than with men.

Urban Studies Majors in NY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of urban studies majors in New York is as follows:

  • Asian: 4.7%
  • Black or African American: 22.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 18.1%
  • White: 41.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 5.8%
  • Other Races: 6.8%
Urban Studies Majors in NY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Urban Studies Grads in New York

There are 20,770 people in the state and 521,060 people in the nation working in urban studies jobs.

Urban Studies Jobs Nationwide vs. NY

Wages for Urban Studies Jobs in New York

A typical salary for a urban studies grad in the state is $76,730, compared to a typical salary of $87,950 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 23 colleges in New York that offer urban studies degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Hunter College

New York
73 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
23,193 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $2,796. In their early career, Hunter grads earn an average salary of $35,200. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 31% are considered full time.

#2

Queens College

Queens
65 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
19,923 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 4.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The full-time teacher rate is 38%. This public school has an average net price of $3,817.

52 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,503 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $49,100 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 6 to 1. The 4.60% student loan default rate is lower than average.

#4

Barnard College

New York
34 Degrees in Major Awarded
91% Graduation Rate
2,631 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 68%. The student loan default rate of 0.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $47,900 after earning their degree at this institution.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
52,885 Total Students

9 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. This private school has an average net price of $42,397. 100% of the teachers are full time.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
17,544 Total Students

83% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. It takes the average student 4.16 years to graduate. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,022 Total Students

88% of students get financical aid. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $5,582. The full-time teacher rate is 72%.

#8

Vassar College

Poughkeepsie
19 Degrees in Major Awarded
91% Graduation Rate
2,439 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $27,808. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 79% of students receive it. Graduates earn an average $36,100 after graduation.

#9

The New School

New York
18 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
10,432 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.26 years to graduate. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $37,500 after earning their degree at this institution. This private school has an average net price of $42,812.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
16,972 Total Students

89% of students get financical aid. This private institution charges an average net price of $36,301. It takes the average student 4.07 years to graduate.

Urban Studies Careers in NY

Some of the careers urban studies majors go into include:

Job Title NY Job Growth NY Median Salary
Social Sciences Professors 18% $88,210
Urban and Regional Planners 14% $73,210
Sociologists 12% $62,680
Managers 10% $109,910

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to urban studies.

Major Annual Graduates in NY
Economics 5,392
Political Science & Government 3,860
Sociology 3,136
General Social Sciences 1,489
International Relations & Security 1,383
Anthropology 963
Criminology 539
Other Social Sciences 486

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