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 2018 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”), 90% 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 the expertise of faculty and lecturers, their fellow students, courses and studios that prepared them to be practicing planners, and the strong emphasis on social justice.

Tuition and Fees (full-time student, one academic year)
2018-19 academic year

  • In State Residents, per full-time academic year: $24,160.81
  • Out of State Residents, per full-time academic year: $36,939.81
Student Retention RatePercent
Percentage of students who began studies in Fall 2017 and continued into Fall 201899%
Student Graduation RatePercent
Percentage of students graduating within 4 years, entering class of 2014100%
Number of Degrees Awarded
Number of degrees awarded for the 2017 – 2018 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 2010NA
Percentage of graduates obtaining full-time planning or planning-related employment within 12 months of graduation, graduating class of 2017