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The Planning Accreditation Board requires this information be posted for the Bachelor of Science in Urban Planning (BSUP) and Master of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP) programs.

Student achievement

A number of BSUP and MURP students at Alabama A&M University were able to complete internships in the past year although internship is not required in both academic programs.

The BSUP student internships in 2019 are as follows:

  • U.S. DOT Volpe Center
  • Bloomberg Philanthropies
  • City of Birmingham, AL
  • City of Huntsville, AL
  • IBM on the Arsenal
  • PAK Legacy Community Development Corp.
  • Alabama A&M University Community Development Corp.

The MURP student internships in 2019 are as follows:

  • U.S. DOT Federal Highway Administration
  • U.S. DOT Summer Transportation Internship Program for Diverse Groups
  • Planning Department of the City of Huntsville, AL
  • Huntsville Housing Authority
  • City of Huntsville Bus Depot
  • Urban Impact, Inc.
  • USDA Rural Development

BSUP and MURP students also received competitive awards and scholarships in the past year as follows:

  • Shawn Jenkins, 2019 Billy Bridgeforth Scholarship, BSUP
  • Ryan Saddler, 2019 Alabama Farm Credit Scholarship, BSUP
  • Tyree Whitson, Amanda Rice and Veronica Challenger, 2018 ACSP Pre-doctoral Workshop for Underrepresented Students of Color, MURP
  • Aliyah Riley, Second place for Outstanding Achievement in Family, Youth, Community & Economic Development for Graduate Student Competitive Poster Presentation, 2019 ARD Research Symposium, Jacksonville. MURP
  • Aliyah Riley and Shanikka Cole, 2nd place for poster in Agricultural Life and Natural Sciences. 2019 Alabama A&M University STEM Day. MURP

 

2019-2020 Tuition and Fees

The official cost of attendance in the academic year of 2019-2020 is as follows:

BSUP Program
 
MURP Program

 

Student Retention Rate

  Percent
Percentage of MURP students who began studies in fall 2018 and continued into fall 2019 73%
Percentage of BSUP students who began studies in fall 2018 and continued into fall 2019 83%

Student Graduation Rate

  Percent
Percentage of MURP students graduating within 4 years, entering class of 2015 60%
Percentage of BSUP students graduating within 6 years, entering class of 2013 72%

Number of Degrees Awarded

  Degrees
Number of MURP degrees awarded for the 2018-2019 Academic Year 9
Number of BSUP degrees awarded for the 2018-2019 Academic Year 5

AICP Certification

  Percent
Percentage of MURP graduates taking the AICP exam within 5 years who pass, graduating class of 2014 0%
Percentage of BSUP graduates taking the AICP exam within 7 years who pass, graduating class of 2012 0%

Employment

  Percent
Percentage of fulltime MURP graduates obtaining professional planning, planning-related or other positions within 12 months of graduation, graduating class of 2018 77%
Percentage of fulltime BSUP graduates obtaining professional planning, planning-related or other positions within 12 months of graduation, graduating class of 2018 80%