Best Colleges for Architecture

Before you get the chance to live out your dream designing a signature skyscraper brand new museum, or eco-friendly luxury home, four years of study sit before you. Selecting the right architectural college is important both for the knowledge and skills you emerge with as well as for the industry connections you will possess upon graduation. Whether you want to work for a billion-dollar firm like Gensler or a boutique firm, the schools below regularly produce quality architects and are respected across the industry. It’s important to remember that the colleges below require the submission of a portfolio as well as strong grades and test scores.

Click the links below for more information about each college's architecture program. Click here to read our methodology.

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