Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Urban Planning and the types of students that study this field. University of Southern California awards the most degrees in graphic design in the US, but Special Focus Institutions and Special Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Urban Planning. Tuition costs for Urban Planning majors are, on average, $8,618 for in-state public colleges, and $47,791 for out of state private colleges. The largest share of institutions with Urban Planning programs are Public, 4-year or above institutions.
Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the Urban Planning field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Urban Planning majors need many skills, but most especially Reading Comprehension. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Urban Planning majors need more than the average amount of Management of Financial Resources, Management of Material Resources, and Mathematics.
These two visualizations, one a radial chart and one a bar chart, show the same information, a rating of how necessary the following skills are for Urban Planning majors. Toggle between "value" and "RCA" to see the absolute rating of that skill (value) and the revealed comparative advantage (RCA), or how much greater or lesser that skill's rating is than the average. The longer the bar or the closer the line comes to the circumference of the circle, the more important that skill is. The importance of Management of Financial Resources is very distinctive for majors, but the Reading Comprehension, Critical Thinking, and Speaking are the three most important skills for people in the field.