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The Planning Accreditation Board requires this information be posted for the MCRP Program.

 
2016-17 Tuition and Fees
MCRP
Georgia Residents, per full-time academic year $18,490
Out of State Residents, per full-time academic year $32,910
 
Degrees Awarded
MCRP
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

  

Student Retention and Graduation
Percent
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
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
 
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.
 
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

 
Employment*
Percent
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

 
Professional Certification
Percent
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