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Student Achievement*

Percent**

Rate your Georgia Tech Masters of City and Regional Planning education in terms of how it prepared you to think about and engage with the following issues faced by planning professionals:

 

  • Understanding the purpose, theory and history of planning

97%

  • Understanding the social, political, legal and economic context of planning

95%

  • Defining and solving problems

100%

  • Assembling and analyzing ideas and information from diverse sources

97%

  • Conducting research and analyzing data, both quantitatively and qualitatively

95%

  • Communicating effectively in written, oral and graphic formats

92%

  • Using planning processes for assessment, plan making and implementation

89%

  • Promoting equity, diversity, and social justice

92%

  • Working as a team member

100%

  • Providing leadership to planning issues and decision-making

92%

  • Engaging in planning in an ethically responsible manner

97%

Alumni assessments based on 2018 survey of recent alumni three to five years out.

** Percent evaluating their preparation as good to excellent.

 

2019-2020 Tuition and Fees

MCRP

Georgia Residents, per full-time academic year

$18,934

Out of State Residents, per full-time academic year

$34,010

 

Student Retention Rate

Percent

Percentage of degree-seeking MCRP students who began studies in Fall 2018 and continued into Fall 2019.

89%

Percentage of degree-seeking MCRP students who began studies in Fall 2017 and continued into Fall 2018.

95.6%

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%

 

Student Graduation Rate

Percent

Percentage of single-degree MCRP students graduating within 4 years, entering class of 2015.

88%

Percentage of single-degree MCRP students graduating within 4 years, entering class of 2014.

92.3%

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%

 

Number of Degrees Awarded

MCRP

Number of degrees awarded, 2018-2019 Academic Year

42

Number of degrees awarded, 2017-2018 Academic Year

42

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

 

AICP Certification*

Percent

Percentage of MCRP graduates taking the AICP exam within 5 years who pass, Graduating class of 2014

100%

Percentage of MCRP graduates taking the AICP exam within 5 years who pass, Graduating class of 2013

100%

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%

* 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 2018

93%

Percentage of graduates obtaining full-time planning or planning-related employment within 12 months of graduation, Graduating class of 2017

87%

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%

* 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.

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