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Most Popular Schools for Urban Studies/Affairs Major & Degree Program

A program that focuses on the application of social science principles to the study of urban institutions and the forces influencing urban social and political life. Includes instruction in urban theory, the development and evolution of urban areas, urban sociology, principles of urban and social planning, and the politics and economics of urban government and services.


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Rank School Name Students % of Total Total On-Campus Cost
1 CUNY Queens College 136 3% $26,179
2 CUNY Hunter College 86 2% $20,181
3 University of Utah 74 1% $21,920
4 University of California-San Diego 67 1% $30,470
5 Virginia Commonwealth University 66 1% $28,297
6 Cleveland State University 64 2% $25,317
7 University of California-Irvine 59 1% $30,504
8 The New School 57 2% $59,691
9 New York University 51 0% $63,540
10 California State University-Northridge 40 0% $21,669
11 University of Minnesota-Twin Cities 33 0% $25,281
12 University of Pennsylvania 33 0% $61,800
13 University of Connecticut 32 0% $27,244
14 San Francisco State University 31 0% $23,828
15 University of Illinois at Chicago 31 1% $29,320
16 University of Maryland-College Park 29 0% $23,734
17 Tufts University 27 1% $61,000
18 University of California-Berkeley 27 0% $33,319
19 Barnard College 26 4% $61,512
20 Georgia State University 26 0% $24,448
21 University of Washington-Tacoma Campus 25 2% $27,649
22 San Diego State University 23 0% $25,068
23 Columbia University in the City of New York 23 0% $64,144
24 Stanford University 22 1% $60,749
25 Metropolitan College of New York 21 4% $18,530
26 University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus 21 0% $32,126
27 Rutgers University-New Brunswick 21 0% $29,468
28 Bryn Mawr College 20 4% $59,760
29 The University of Texas at Austin 20 0% $26,156
30 Eastern University 20 2% $42,192
31 Wayne State University 19 0% $23,586
32 Vassar College 18 3% $61,320
33 Minnesota State University-Mankato 17 1% $17,562
34 University of New Orleans 16 1% $19,825
35 Fordham University 14 0% $63,438
36 Brown University 14 1% $60,460
37 The University of Texas at Arlington 13 0% $22,234
38 Worcester State University 13 1% $22,718
39 Wright State University-Main Campus 13 0% $22,438
40 Washington University in St Louis 12 0% $61,808
41 Rollins College 11 1% $59,438
42 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 10 0% $26,165
43 Polytechnic Institute of New York University 10 1% $59,570
44 University of Wisconsin-Green Bay 9 1% $17,968
45 Buffalo State SUNY 9 0% $21,493
46 University of Delaware 9 0% $25,612
47 Norfolk State University 9 1% $20,536
48 Boston University 9 0% $61,446
49 University of Minnesota-Duluth 8 0% $23,355
50 Loyola Marymount University 8 0% $57,379
51 Trinity University 8 1% $48,630
52 College of Charleston 7 0% $26,656
53 Rutgers University-Camden 7 1% $28,645
54 University of Akron Main Campus 7 0% $23,956
55 University of Missouri-Kansas City 7 0% $28,396
56 Ohio University-Main Campus 7 0% $24,396
57 Saint Louis University 7 0% $53,438
58 University of Cincinnati-Main Campus 6 0% $27,434
59 University of Nebraska at Omaha 6 0% $19,250
60 University of Central Oklahoma 6 0% $17,293
61 Portland State University 6 0% $23,528
62 SUNY at Albany 5 0% $22,419
63 Arizona State University-Downtown Phoenix 5 0% $25,521
64 Saint Cloud State University 5 0% $19,002
65 Tennessee State University 5 0% $17,693
66 University of the District of Columbia 5 1% $6,338
67 Spring Arbor University 5 0% $34,046
68 Augsburg College 4 0% $45,465
69 Hampshire College 4 1% $60,155
70 LIU Brooklyn 4 0% $50,514
71 Warner Pacific College 4 3% $32,166
72 Savannah State University 3 1% $16,174
73 Dillard University 3 2% $30,358
74 University of Michigan-Dearborn 3 0% $11,814
75 Elmhurst College 3 0% $46,000
76 Towson University 3 0% $23,166
77 Southern Connecticut State University 3 0% $22,945
78 The College of Wooster 2 0% $53,500
79 Butler University 2 0% $49,698
80 Hobart William Smith Colleges 2 0% $59,850
81 Jackson State University 2 0% $20,640
82 Loyola University Chicago 2 0% $51,273
83 University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee 2 0% $22,142
84 San Francisco Art Institute 2 1% $57,932
85 Rochester Institute of Technology 2 0% $47,627
86 Seattle Pacific University 1 0% $47,674
87 Michigan State University 1 0% $24,648
88 Furman University 1 0% $57,276
89 Morehouse College 1 0% $47,345
90 Hamline University 1 0% $46,398
91 CUNY City College 1 0% $26,631
92 Rhodes College 1 0% $53,422
93 University of West Georgia 1 0% $21,299
94 Saint Peter's University 1 0% $47,842
95 University of Nevada-Reno 1 0% $22,600
96 University of Cincinnati-Clermont College 1 0% $6,776
97 Biola University 1 0% $46,624

This list indicates the number of students that completed the Urban Studies/Affairs program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.