Performance Information

In accordance with the requirements of the Planning Accreditation Board we have included the following information on the performance of the UNO MURP program and its students.

Student Achievement as Determined by Program

Survey response:  Satisfaction with the education/training received in the MURP program

Graduation Year Highly satisfied/satisfied Survey response rate
2008-2010 92% 93%
2011 94% 85%
2012 89% 88%

*2011 and 2012 surveys conducted 1 year post-graduation; 2008-2010 survey conducted in fall 2012.

Student Graduation Rates

Student Graduation Rates show the number and percentage of MURP students who matriculated and then graduated within four years of their matriculation. The cohort is set at four years to account for part-time students.

Year Number Matriculated Graduated within 4 years Graduation Rate
2007-2008 18 14 78%
2008-2009 34 26 76%
2009-2010 41 36 88%

Student Retention Rates

Student Retention Rates show the number and percentage of MURP students who were enrolled in the program 1 year after their matriculation term.

Matriculation Year Number Matriculated Number Enrolled
One Year Later
Retention Rate
2009-2010 37 34 92%
2010-2011 37 33 89%
2011-2012 28 24 86%
2012-2013 36 32 89%

American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) Exam Pass Rate
(within 3 years of graduation, by year of graduation)

To become a certified planner, members of the American Planning Association (APA) must meet certain education and experience requirements and pass the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) Exam. The AICP Exam Pass Rate is the rate at which UNO MURP graduates taking the AICP examination pass the exam.

Year of Graduation Number Taking Test Number Passing Test Pass rate
2006 3 3 100%
2007 4 4 100%
2008 1 0 0%
2009 2 0 0%
2010 1 1 100%

 AICP Exam pass rate data are collected by the APA.  For a complete list of pass rates see:  http://www.planning.org/certification/passrates/index.htm?print=true

Employment Rate

The Employment Rate measures the percentage of MURP graduates who obtain planning positions or elect to purse an advanced degree within one year of graduation.

Year of Graduation: 2008
Graduates 8
Responses 7
Response Rate 88%
Professional Planning Job 86%
Pursuing Advanced Degree 0%
Total Employed Within One Year of Graduation 86%

Year of Graduation: 2009
Graduates 13
Responses 12
Response Rate 92%
Professional Planning Job 83%
Pursuing Advanced Degree 0%
Total Employed Within One Year of Graduation 83%

Year of Graduation: 2010
Graduates 22
Responses 21
Response Rate 95%
Professional Planning Job 81%
Pursuing Advanced Degree 5%
Total Employed Within One Year of Graduation 86%

Year of Graduation: 2011
Graduates 27
Responses 23
Response Rate 85%
Professional Planning Job 74%
Pursuing Advanced Degree 9%
Total Employed Within One Year of Graduation 83%

Year of Graduation: 2012
Graduates 32
Responses 28
Response Rate 88%
Professional Planning or Planning-related Job 79%
Pursuing Advanced Degree 7%