Consistent with the standards of the Accreditation Board’s Planning Criterion 1F, the program is providing the following information:

Student Achievement
The graduating class of 2017 was asked to rate their UCLA education in terms of its effectiveness in preparing them for a career in Urban Planning.  On a five point scale (where a five corresponds to “very effective” and a one corresponds to “not effective”), 91% of respondents rated their UCLA Urban Planning education at a “3” or higher.  When asked the strong points of the urban planning education at UCLA the most common responses included accessibility to faculty, their fellow students, courses and studios, and a strong alumni network.

Tuition and Fees (full-time student, one academic year)
2017-18 academic year

  • In State Residents, per full-time academic year: $23,706.77
  • Out of State Residents, per full-time academic year: $36,461.77
Student Retention RatePercent
Percentage of students who began studies in Fall 2016 and continued into Fall 201796%
Student Graduation RatePercent
Percentage of students graduating within 4 years, entering class of 201399%
Number of Degrees Awarded
Number of degrees awarded for the 2016 – 2017 Academic Year
AICP CertificationPercent
Percentage of master’s graduates taking the AICP exam within 5 years who pass, graduating class of 2012

Percentage of bachelor’s graduates taking the AICP exam within 7 years who pass, graduating class of 2010100%
Percentage of graduates obtaining full-time planning or planning-related employment within 12 months of graduation, graduating class of 2016