Top 10 Graduate Architecture Schools
The top graduate architecture departments may appear in a number of different colleges within their respective universities. For example, some departments will appear in design schools, while others will be part of the architecture and planning departments. Students who pursue graduate degrees in architecture have a passion for design and engineering. They are interested in the aesthetic qualities of buildings, as well as the construction and design of buildings. Students learn from classroom research and clinical experience how to design. They also learn process as it relates to policy, law, and codes.
The following list of schools have been named as the best schools in the nation by US News and World Report for earning a Civil Engineering graduate degree of which the architecture major is a part of. These US News rankings are based on quality assessment surveys, GRE scores, total enrollment and graduation rates.
#1 University of California -- ?Berkeley
#1 University of Illinois -- ?Urbana-?Champaign
#3 Stanford University
#3 University of Texas -- ?Austin (Cockrell)
#5 Georgia Institute of Technology
#6 Massachusetts Institute of Technology
#6 Purdue University -- ?West Lafayette
#8 University of Michigan -- ?Ann Arbor
#9 Cornell University
#10 Carnegie Mellon University