The main focus area for this major is Urban Studies/Affairs. For more details on this concentration, visit its profile page.
Urban Studies is a major offered under the social sciences program of study at University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus. We’ve gathered data and other essential information about the bachelor’s degree program in urban studies, such as diversity of students, how many students graduated in recent times, and more.
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In order to help students and their parents find the best school for them, we have created several different types of college rankings, which are updated yearly. The bachelor's program at Pitt was ranked #44 on College Factual's Best Schools for urban studies list. It is also ranked #5 in Pennsylvania.
Here are some of the other rankings for Pitt.
|Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Urban Studies||10|
|Most Popular Colleges for Urban Studies||12|
|Most Focused Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Urban Studies||32|
|Best Urban Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools||32|
|Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Urban Studies||35|
|Best Urban Studies Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans||43|
|Most Focused Colleges for Urban Studies||43|
|Best Urban Studies Schools||44|
|Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Urban Studies (Income $0-$30k)||49|
|Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Urban Studies (With Aid)||50|
|Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Urban Studies (Income Over $110k)||52|
|Best Value Colleges for Urban Studies||53|
|Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Urban Studies (Income $30-$48k)||54|
|Best Value Colleges for Urban Studies (With Aid)||59|
|Best Value Colleges for Urban Studies (Income $0-$30k)||60|
|Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Urban Studies (Income $48-$75k)||61|
|Best Urban Studies Colleges for Veterans||61|
|Best Value Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Urban Studies (Income $75-$110k)||62|
|Best Value Colleges for Urban Studies (Income Over $110k)||63|
|Best Value Colleges for Urban Studies (Income $30-$48k)||67|
|Best Value Colleges for Urban Studies (Income $48-$75k)||73|
|Highest Paid Bachelor’s Degree Urban Studies Graduates||74|
|Best Value Colleges for Urban Studies (Income $75-$110k)||76|
|Highest Paid Urban Studies Graduates||93|
In 2019-2020, the average part-time undergraduate tuition at Pitt was $1,360 per credit hour for out-of-state students. The average for in-state students was $776 per credit hour. Information about average full-time undergraduate tuition and fees is shown in the table below.
|In State||Out of State|
|Books and Supplies||$716||$716|
|On Campus Room and Board||$11,250||$11,250|
|On Campus Other Expenses||$3,502||$3,502|
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The median early career salary of urban studies students who receive their bachelor’s degree from Pitt is $25,774 per year. That is 26% lower than the national average of $34,817.
Pitt does not offer an online option for its urban studies bachelor’s degree program at this time. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the Pitt Online Learning page.
About 77.4% of the students who received their Bachelor’s in urban studies in 2019-2020 were women. This is higher than the nationwide number of 60.5%.
Of those graduates who received a bachelor’s degree in urban studies at Pitt in 2019-2020, 29.0% were racial-ethnic minorities*. This is lower than the nationwide number of 48%.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||2|
|Hispanic or Latino||3|
|Native American or Alaska Native||0|
|Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander||0|
Urban Studies students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas.
|Focus Area||Annual Graduates|
You may also be interested in one of these majors related to urban studies.
|Related Major||Annual Graduates|
|General Social Sciences||15|
|Political Science & Government||186|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.