Master of Arts (M.A.) in Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning

M.A. Public Information

Related Information:
- Master of Arts (M.A.) in UEP
Beginning in January 2013 each accredited planning program is expected to provide information to the public on the performance of the program and its students. The information included on this page meets that expectation and derives primarily from the Tufts University Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning files.

Tuition Cost
Tuition for full-time students for 2016-2017 per academic year $34,932
Degrees Awarded
Number of degrees awarded, 2015-2016 academic year 40
Number of degrees awarded, 2014-2015 academic year 34
Number of degrees awarded, 2013-2014 academic year 52
Student Retention and Graduation
Graduation rates: (% of single-degree M.A. students graduating within 4 years)
Entering class of 2012 87
Entering class of 2011 87
Entering class of 2010 70
Entering class of 2009 86
% of M.A. students who began studies in fall 2015 and continued into fall 2016 100
% of M.A. students who began studies in fall 2014 and continued into fall 2015 96
% of M.A. students who began studies in fall 2013 and continued into fall 2014 97
Student Achievement* Percent**
Development of research skills 87.9%
Satisfaction with overall academic rigor of program curriculum 81.8%
Satisfaction with professional and/or academic preparation relevant to career plans

*Assessments based on 2015 exit survey of students graduation 2014-2015
**Percent satisfied or very satisfied
AICP Exam Pass Rate (within 3 years of graduation) Pass Rate
Graduation year 2010
Number taking: 0
Graduation year 2011  
Number taking: 1
Graduation year 2012
Number taking: 4
Graduation year 2013
Number taking: 1
Employment Rate
% of graduates obtaining full-time employment in planning or planning related jobs within one year of graduation
Graduating class of 2015 - 34 students 88
Graduating class of 2014 - 52 students 85
Graduating class of 2013 - 34 students 88