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Student Achievement*

Percent**

"In my education at Georgia Tech I developed an ability to analyze data quantitatively and qualitatively."

100

"In my education at Georgia Tech, I developed an ability to work collaboratively and negotiate."

95

"My education at Georgia Tech prepared me for understanding issues of equity and social justice."

100

"My education at Georgia Tech prepared me for understanding the diversity of values and perspectives in society."

100

"My education at Georgia Tech prepared me for understanding sustainability and sustainable development."

91

* Alumni assessments based on 2011 survey of alumni graduating 2007-2011

** Percent agreeing or strongly agreeing with these statements

 

2017-18 Tuition and Fees

MCRP

Georgia Residents, per full-time academic year

$18,641

Out of State Residents, per full-time academic year

$33,424

 

Student Retention Rate

Percent

Percentage of degree-seeking MCRP students who began studies in Fall 2016 and continued into Fall 2017.

97

Percentage of degree-seeking MCRP students who began studies in Fall 2015 and continued into Fall 2016.

96

Percentage of degree-seeking MCRP students who began studies in Fall 2014 and continued into Fall 2015.

97

Percentage of degree-seeking MCRP students who began studies in Fall 2013 and continued into Fall 2014.

100

Percentage of degree-seeking MCRP students who began studies in Fall 2012 and continued into Fall 2013.

95

Percentage of degree-seeking MCRP students who began studies in Fall 2011 and continued into Fall 2012.

97

 

Student Graduation Rate

Percent

Percentage of single-degree MCRP students graduating within 4 years, entering class of 2013.

92

Percentage of single-degree MCRP students graduating within 4 years, entering class of 2012.

97

Percentage of single-degree MCRP students graduating within 4 years, entering class of 2011.

89

Percentage of single-degree MCRP students graduating within 4 years, entering class of 2010.

85

Percentage of single-degree MCRP students graduating within 4 years, entering class of 2009.

95

Percentage of single-degree MCRP students graduating within 4 years, entering class of 2008.

94

 

Number of Degrees Awarded

MCRP

Number of degrees awarded, 2016-2017 Academic Year

46

Number of degrees awarded, 2015-2016 Academic Year

38

Number of degrees awarded, 2014-2015 Academic Year

36

Number of degrees awarded, 2013-2014 Academic Year

33

 

AICP Certification*

Percent

Percentage of MCRP graduates taking the AICP exam within 5 years who pass, Graduating class of 2012

100

Percentage of MCRP graduates taking the AICP exam within 3 years who pass, Graduating class of 2013

100

Percentage of MCRP graduates taking the AICP exam within 3 years who pass, Graduating class of 2012

100

Percentage of MCRP graduates taking the AICP exam within 3 years who pass, Graduating class of 2011

100

Percentage of MCRP graduates taking the AICP exam within 3 years who pass, Graduating class of 2010

90

Percentage of MCRP graduates taking the AICP exam within 3 years who pass, Graduating class of 2009

100

* In 2018, PAB changed the time period for reporting AICP exam pass rates to 5 years post-graduation. It had previously been 3 years.

 

Employment*

Percent

Percentage of graduates obtaining full-time planning or planning-related employment within 12 months of graduation, Graduating class of 2016

97

Percentage of graduates obtaining full-time planning or planning-related employment within 12 months of graduation, Graduating class of 2015

97

Percentage of graduates obtaining full-time planning or planning-related employment within 12 months of graduation, Graduating class of 2014

100

Percentage of graduates obtaining full-time planning or planning-related employment within 12 months of graduation, Graduating class of 2013

98

Percentage of graduates obtaining full-time planning or planning-related employment within 12 months of graduation, Graduating class of 2012

97

Percentage of graduates obtaining full-time planning or planning-related employment within 12 months of graduation, Graduating class of 2011

96

*Graduates enrolling for further studies are not included in these calculations

 

MCRP Program Objectives

1. Students will demonstrate a solid grounding in the planning process, including its theory, history, methods, institutional context, and impacts on urban and regional development.

2. Students will demonstrate an understanding of a more focused specialization within one of the subfields of city and regional planning.

3. Students will demonstrate the ability to conduct research and to synthesize the results of this research in a form that is useful for decision making and decision makers.

4. Students will demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively in writing and through oral presentations.

5. Students will demonstrate facility with computers and various computer-based analytic tools, including business graphics, databases, and special purpose models.