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Program Indicators

The Planning Accreditation Board, which oversees accreditation for all planning degree programs in North America, mandates that all accredited Planning programs publish specified program information. Additionally, each program is to highlight their program's performance indicators and detail the current achievement of those goals. We hope you find this information useful in deciding whether our graduate program is a good fit for you.

Learn more about the MUEP program

 

Tuition and fees for a full-time graduate student for one academic year:

2014-2015 Academic Year
Tuition Fees* Total
In-state:
$10,610
$1,893
$12,503
Out-of-state:
$19,530
$1,893
$21,423

* Fees are based on an estimate as of May 13, 2015. For the most up-to-date information, see the ASU Cost Calculator (Tuition Estimator).

 

Graduation and retention rates:

The retention rate is the percentage of first-year students who return the next academic year. The graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduate within 4 years of enrolling.

Academic year

Number of first-year students enrolled

Retention rate Graduated within 4 years Graduation rate
2012 - 2013
28
100%
n/a
n/a
2011 - 2012
21
100%
21
100%
2010 - 2011
17
100%
17
100%
2009 - 2010
22
95%
21
95%

Number of degrees awarded: 2013 - 17; 2014 - 27

 

Pass rate for AICP examination:

To become a certified planner, members of the American Planning Association (APA) must meet certan education and experience requirements and pass the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) Exam. The pass rate is the percentage of test takers who pass the examinatin within 3 years of graduating from a masters' program.

Graduation
year
Number taking exam Pass rate
2012
n/a
n/a
2011
2
null
2010
1
100%
2009
2
50%

 


Employment rates 1 year after graduation:


Graduation
year
Responses
Response
Rate
Professional Planning Job Professional Planning Related Job Pursuing Advanced Degree Employed in Other Fields
Total Employed
2013
9
69%
67%
22%
11%
0%
89%
2012
17
65%
41%
18%
6%
35%
94%
2011
18
67%
56%
17%
28%
11%
84%

 

 

Student achievement as determined by the program:

The Masters of Urban and Environmental Planning program assesses student achievement based on 5 indicators:

Areas of achievement and expected outcomes

Criteria

Academic year
2013-2014

Integrated knowledge of urban systems, processes & skills in planning applications

80% will perform at or above mastery based on final grade in PUP 501 Planning History & Theory

100%

80% will perform at or above mastery based on final project  in PUP 580 Planning Capstone Workshop

100%

Mastery of advanced methods for planning applications

80% will perform at or above mastery based on final grade in PUP 571 Socio-Economic Impact Analysis

95%

80% will perform at or above mastery based on final grade in PUP 570 GIS for Planners

100%

Experienced exposure to external/real world perspective

80% will perform at or above mastery based on final project  in PUP 580 Planning Capstone Workshop

100%

Participation  in internship/mentoring

40% of graduating students will have completed an internship while in the program

55%

80% of enrolled students will participate in the Professional Mentoring Program

97%

Achieved proficiency in knowledge and application of planning ethics, processes and practice

80% will perform at or above mastery based on final grade in PUP 520 Planning Practice, Ethics and Processes

100%

These summaries represent all graduates for whom we have information for each year.