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Urban Studies Schools in Washington

In 2018-2019, 45 students earned their Urban Studies degrees in WA.

In this state, Urban Studies is the 178th most popular major out of a total 306 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Urban Studies Majors in Washington

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 45

Gender Distribution

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

Urban Studies Majors in WA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 4.4%
  • Black or African American: 13.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.4%
  • White: 64.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.2%
  • Other Races: 11.1%
Urban Studies Majors in WA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Urban Studies Grads in Washington

There are 13,610 people in the state and 521,060 people in the nation working in urban studies jobs.

Urban Studies Jobs Nationwide vs. WA

Wages for Urban Studies Jobs in Washington

Urban Studies grads earn an average of $74,130 in the state and $87,950 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 3 colleges in Washington that offer urban studies degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
5,354 Total Students

76% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, UW Tacoma grads earn an average salary of $44,900. The student loan default rate is 2.80% which is lower than average.

1 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
3,688 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.90%. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $28,400. Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
47,400 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $12,001. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $44,900 after earning their degree at this institution.

Urban Studies Careers in WA

Some of the careers urban studies majors go into include:

Job Title WA Job Growth WA Median Salary
Managers 22% $116,700
Social Sciences Professors 19% $62,680
Urban and Regional Planners 11% $80,910
Sociologists 8% $75,670

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

Major Annual Graduates in WA
Political Science & Government 940
Economics 780
Sociology 618
General Social Sciences 534
Geography & Cartography 277
Anthropology 262
Criminology 84
Other Social Sciences 67

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