Requisitos PAB

GRADUATE SCHOOL OF PLANNING

UNIVERSITY OF PUERTO RICO

Rio Piedras Campus

Planning Accreditation Board

PUBLIC INFORMATION REQUIREMENTS

Updated December 2019

The Planning Accreditation Board requires Planning Schools to provide Program information regarding:

  • Overall Student Achievement
  • The Average Annual Cost of Tuition for Regular Full-Time Students
  • Student Retention and Graduation Rates
  • AICP Exam Passing Rate 2013 to 2019
  • Employment Rate

 NAME OF DEGREE PROGRAM:

 Master in Planning

 Overall Student Achievement

 Learning assessment of graduating students:

This assessment of learning  is executed with a 70 items rubric which covers the relevant competencies of these three domains: Research, Planning and Communication skills. Its mastery is measured with these items and assigns an ordinal value in a scale of 0 to 2 points. These points correspond, in the same order, to unmet, partially met and met criteria.

Measures of assessment rubrics of learning objectives on research, critical planning, and communication skills applied to planning project by graduating students

  • Research skills consist to identify, define, and frame a research questions; design and implement a research method to validate, measure and analyze the problem; based on findings identify and/or design actionable solutions to the problem.
  • Communicative skills to effectively present his/her ideas and work in written, verbal, graphic and visual modes.
  • Planning methodologies cover the whole integrated planning process consisting in the design of a plan or intervention, objectives, strategies, resources, outcomes and evaluation.

 

TUITION AND FEES

 The Average Annual Cost of Tuition and Fees for Regular Graduate Full-Time Students: Academic Year 2019-2020.

2019-2020 Tuition and Fees

In State Residents, per full-time academic year $4,760
Out of State Residents, per full-time academic year $9,462
Foreign Students $14,022

 

Student Retention Rate

Percentage of students who began studies in fall 2018 and continued into fall 2019 86%

Student Graduation Rate

Percentage of students graduating within 4 years, entering class of 2015 37%

Number of Degrees Awarded

Number of degrees awarded for 2018-2019 Academic Year 20

 

AICP Certification

Percentage of master’s graduates taking the AICP exam within 5 years who pass, graduating class of 2014 50%

Professional planner license exam in Puerto Rico:  

Percentage of master’s graduates taking the License exam in Puerto Rico exam within 5 years who pass, graduating class of 2013…………………75%

Employment

Percentage of full-time graduates obtaining professional planning positions within 12 months of graduation, graduating class of 2018 68%
Percentage of full-time graduates obtaining planning-related positions within 12 months of graduation, graduating class of 2018  0%
Percentage of full-time graduates obtaining other positions within 12 months of graduation, graduating class of 2018 32%