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2022 Best Colleges for Architecture

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4,108

Graduates Per Year

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$65K

Average Salary

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#96

Most Popular Major

Popularity

Somewhat Popular

4,108

33% NATIONAL AVG

Diplomas Received Last Year

122

36% NATIONAL AVG

Colleges Offering this Degree

Most Popular Degrees

95

Film

4,120

96

Architecture

4,108

97

Religious Studies

3,941

Cost

Somewhat Expensive

$37,718

18% NATIONAL AVG

Median Degree Cost

Most Expensive Degrees

113

Visual and Performing Arts

$38,112

114

Architecture

$37,718

115

Finance

$37,699

Salary

High Salary

$46,250

20% NATIONAL AVG

Average Salary Two Years Out of School

Average Salary

97

Air Transportation

$46,529

98

Architecture

$46,250

99

Interior Architecture

$46,091

Professors

Very Bad

3.8/5

5% NATIONAL AVG

Median Student Rating

Highest Student Rated Professors

275

Computer and Information Sciences

276

Architecture

277

Musicology and Ethnomusicology

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TOP

50

Students

Very Diverse

4.3/5

18.64% NATIONAL AVG

Student Diversity Index

Most Diverse

46

Film

47

Architecture

48

Psychology

SUMMARY

A degree in Architecture is a valuable choice and commonly a critical first step for scholars planning to begin a career as a home designer, an architect, or an architectural drafter. Interestingly, architecture is a fairly common choice ranking as the 96th most popular area of study. Last academic year alone, there were 4,108 architecture graduates. In-state tuition for architecture at private institutions is, on average, 4.2 times more costly than their public peers.

With just 122 institutions having programs for architecture there might be a smaller selection of institutions you can choose from. If you're looking to immerse yourself with other architecture majors, consider colleges in California which have more undergrads admitted to architecture than any other state. Zooming out, the best region to study architecture is in the Far West region with California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo, University of California-Berkeley, and Newschool of Architecture and Design best representing the region. Interestingly, our selection of the top conference to major in architecture is the Southeastern Conference with Auburn University, University of Florida, and Texas A & M University-College Station representing the conference. From our extensive list on the best colleges, our selection for the best college for architecture is Yale University.

The overall 'best' school does not have to be the 'best' school for every student. There might be tons more facets to weigh when selecting institution. Features such as campus amenities, transportation services, and food would definitely alter your choice on which university to attend. At authority.org, we evaluated the pros and cons for you. If, for example, you are interested in which architecture school has the top campus, the answer is Northeastern University. If you are very interested in which university has the best campus, we have an entire list dedicated to that. We have carefully pored through government databases, student reviews, professor reviews, and more so we can compare all U.S. majors in an unbiased and informative way. You can explore our well researched list for the schools with the best student life here and our choice for the college with the best student life for architecture is University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. Are you curious why? Continue reading to learn more about Authority's top selections. Some of our conclusions might shock you.

If expense is a primary deciding factor in your decisions, you might be cautious about Columbia University in the City of New York. Columbia University in the City of New York is the most expensive university for architecture, at least for out of state students. That being said, we have a list of the most expensive colleges that might put the price tag of Columbia University in the City of New York into perspective. Additionally, you could care to know that architecture is the 114th most expensive program in the US, with an average expense of $37,700. To zoom out a little, the most costly state for architecture on our list is Connecticut demonstrated with a cost of $55,500 at the main college in the state Yale University. To zoom out even further, the most costly region for architecture is the New England region which is best demonstrated with Tufts University with a cost of $57,324, Wellesley College with a cost of $55,728, and Middlebury College with a cost of $55,790.

Our cheapest region for architecture is the Southeast region which is represented by Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University with a cost of $14,524, Florida Atlantic University with a cost of $14,374, and Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College with a cost of $8,038. More optimistically, the most affordable college for architecture is California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo. Authority.org's full list of the most affordable colleges can be explored here.

In-state learners can expect to pay about $10,700 for a degree in architecture. The cost balloons substantially to an average of $27,600 for an out-of-state public-school student. On that note, our pick for the college representing the best value for architecture: Yale University. Here you can find our comprehensive list about the colleges we believe to be the best value overall. With that said, this list is predicated on out-of-state tuition costs. The value proposition changes when it comes to in-state tuition, but we do not know where you live (and are not trying to collect that kind of data).

Earnings for architecture majors can cover a wide range, but within two-years of graduation students will typically make around $65,100. There can be a lot of variation in earnings; highest paid earners can rake in up to $104,400. Straight out of college, the minimum earning opportunities within the architecture space make $40,100, which could be worse. The highest earning graduates for architecture studied at University of Pennsylvania and if you want to find the colleges with all of the highest earning graduates, Authority has that too.

The prevailing diversity of architecture stands quite high, falling within the 88th percentile of all programs. The school with the highest composite diversity for architecture is Yale University and here you can find our comprehensive list of the schools with the most diversity. The overall financial diversity of the Architecture major only is in the 78th percentile compared to all other majors. Racial diversity is actually greater, ranking in the 86th percentile. White undergraduates make up the largest proportion at 49% of those studying architecture. Additionally, 53% of undergrads pursuing an architecture degree are men.

The median ranking for architecture's professors is 3.8 stars, a score that is 5% below the median score across every major; which is a subpar score. If you are curious about the most popular architecture professor in the country, look no further than Ted Mosby from Columbia University in the City of New York. It might come as a surprise, but the highest rated instructors for architecture according to students are found at Columbia University in the City of New York. As we including data beyond basic rankings we find that the university possessing comprehensively the best professors for architecture is Princeton University. One will find an explanation of our ever evolving ranking methodology for the best overall professors here, as well as many of the best examples of instructors in the U.S.

Finally, the hardest college to get into for architecture is Columbia University in the City of New York. While we think of this list more as a novelty, we have a comprehensive page for the hardest colleges to get into. That being said, here at Authority we hope you believe that considering higher education with a lens only built on superlatives can cause issues. We at Authority hope you read our other pages on different topics and peruse some of our background 'blog posts' on beneficial things to think about as you progress with your university search.

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University of Florida

#1 Best Colleges for Architecture

University of Florida is a very large public university located in Gainesville, FL ranked 78th in America. It has a total of 38,645 full-time undergraduate students and is somewhat competitive, accepting just under 3 in every 8 applicants. University of Florida offers 433 different majors and is best known for its Exercise Physiology, Microbiological Sciences and Immunology, and Family and Community Services programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $4,477 for in-state students and $25,694 for those from out-of-state, University of Florida is somewhat moderately pricey. 85.38% of students graduate ready to the next phase of their lives, employment. After finishing their studies, alumni go on to make more or less $56,000 per year, which is 35% above the national median.

Gainesville, FL

www.ufl.edu/

A+

Rating

37%

Acceptance

58,749

Students

#78

Ranking

$25,694

Tuition

University of California-Berkeley

#2 Best Colleges for Architecture

University of California-Berkeley is a very large public university located in Berkeley, CA ranked 68th in the United States. It has a total of 32,700 full-time undergraduate students and is quite competitive, accepting 16.25% of applicants. University of California-Berkeley offers 315 different majors and is best known for its Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Natural Resources and Conservation, and Environmental Studies programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $11,442 for students from California and $41,196 for those from out-of-state, University of California-Berkeley is rather costly. 58.68% of students graduate ready to the next phase of their lives, entering the workforce. After finishing college, alumni go on to take home roughly $64,700 per year, which is 56% above the national median.

Berkeley, CA

www.berkeley.edu

A+

Rating

16%

Acceptance

45,183

Students

#68

Ranking

$41,196

Tuition

Princeton University

#3 Best Colleges for Architecture

Princeton University is a mid-sized private university located in Princeton, NJ ranked 5th in the nation. It has a total of 5,535 full-time undergraduate students and is highly competitive, accepting 5.78% of applicants. Princeton University offers 125 different majors and is best known for its Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Molecular Biology, and Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $51,870 per year, Princeton University is extremely costly. 88.56% of students graduate ready to the next phase of their lives, entering the labor force. After finishing college, alumni go on to earn more or less $74,700 per year, which is 80% greater than the national median.

Princeton, NJ

www.princeton.edu

A+

Rating

6%

Acceptance

8,720

Students

#5

Ranking

$51,870

Tuition

Yale University

#4 Best Colleges for Architecture

Yale University is a large private university located in New Haven, CT ranked 4th in the United States. It has a total of 6,748 full-time undergraduate students and is highly competitive, accepting 6.08% of applicants. Yale University offers 297 different majors and is best known for its American Studies, Religious Studies, and History programs (nationally ranked 1st, 1st, and 2nd respectively). With an annual tuition of $55,500 per year, Yale University is very pricey. 89.63% of students graduate beginning the next stage of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to generate about $83,200 per year, which is 100% greater than the national median.

New Haven, CT

https://www.yale.edu

A+

Rating

6%

Acceptance

14,389

Students

#4

Ranking

$55,500

Tuition

California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo

#5 Best Colleges for Architecture

California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo is a very large public institution located in San Luis Obispo, CA ranked 112th in the nation. It has a total of 22,130 full-time undergraduate students and is relatively competitive, with a 28.42% acceptance rate. California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo offers 123 different majors and is best known for its Natural Resources Management and Policy, Agricultural Mechanization, and Construction Management programs (nationally ranked 2nd, 2nd, and 3rd respectively). With an annual tuition of $5,742 for in-state students and $17,622 for those from out-of-state, California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo is moderately priced. 73.19% of students graduate moving on to the next stage of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to earn roughly $66,900 per year, which is 61% above the national median.

San Luis Obispo, CA

calpoly.edu

A

Rating

28%

Acceptance

23,278

Students

#112

Ranking

$17,622

Tuition

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

#6 Best Colleges for Architecture

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University is a very large public university located in Blacksburg, VA ranked 136th in the nation. It has a total of 28,939 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting roughly 7 out of every 10 applicants. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University offers 242 different majors and is best known for its Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services, Foreign Languages and Literatures, and Management Science programs (nationally ranked 1st, 1st, and 2nd respectively). With an annual tuition of $11,420 for in-state students and $29,960 for those from out-of-state, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University is somewhat moderately expensive. 80.79% of students graduate beginning the next phase of their lives, working. After college, alumni go on to take in more or less $62,500 per year, which is 50% greater than the national median.

Blacksburg, VA

WWW.VT.EDU

A

Rating

70%

Acceptance

36,882

Students

#136

Ranking

$29,960

Tuition

Wentworth Institute of Technology

#7 Best Colleges for Architecture

Wentworth Institute of Technology is a small private school of engineering and technology located in Boston, MA ranked 288th in America. It has a total of 5,250 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 68.55% of applicants. Wentworth Institute of Technology offers 35 different majors and is best known for its Construction Management, Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications, and Operations Management and Supervision programs (nationally ranked 1st, 4th, and 6th respectively). With an annual tuition of $34,970 per year, Wentworth Institute of Technology is somewhat moderately expensive. 65% of students graduate beginning the next phase of their lives, employment. After finishing their studies, alumni go on to bring home close to $65,100 per year, which is 57% over the national median.

Boston, MA

https://WIT.EDU

A-

Rating

69%

Acceptance

5,437

Students

#288

Ranking

$34,970

Tuition

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

#8 Best Colleges for Architecture

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor is a very large public university located in Ann Arbor, MI ranked 37th in the nation. It has a total of 31,206 full-time undergraduate students and is relatively competitive, accepting more or less 2 in 9 applicants. University of Michigan-Ann Arbor offers 433 different majors and is best known for its Experimental Psychology, Data Modeling and Database Administration, and German Language and Literature programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $15,230 for students from Michigan and $50,872 for those from out-of-state, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor is exceptionally pricey. 86.28% of students graduate beginning the next stage of their lives, working. After college, alumni go on to take home more or less $63,400 per year, which is 53% greater than the national median.

Ann Arbor, MI

https://umich.edu/

A+

Rating

23%

Acceptance

48,218

Students

#37

Ranking

$50,872

Tuition

University of Virginia-Main Campus

#9 Best Colleges for Architecture

University of Virginia-Main Campus is a very large public university located in Charlottesville, VA ranked 45th in the nation. It has a total of 18,983 full-time undergraduate students and is relatively competitive, with a 23.94% acceptance rate. University of Virginia-Main Campus offers 210 different majors and is best known for its Systems Engineering, Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods programs (nationally ranked 1st, 2nd, and 2nd respectively). With an annual tuition of $14,836 for in-state students and $47,257 for those from out-of-state, University of Virginia-Main Campus is very high-priced. 88.79% of students graduate beginning the next phase of their lives, employment. After finishing college, alumni go on to make more or less $61,200 per year, which is 47% over the national median.

Charlottesville, VA

https://www.virginia.edu

A+

Rating

24%

Acceptance

28,593

Students

#45

Ranking

$47,257

Tuition

Texas A & M University-College Station

#10 Best Colleges for Architecture

Texas A & M University-College Station is a very large public university located in College Station, TX ranked 124th in America. It has a total of 56,527 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting something like four sevenths of applicants. Texas A & M University-College Station offers 409 different majors and is best known for its Construction Engineering Technology, Fitness Administration, and Petroleum Engineering programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $8,532 for students from Texas and $34,981 for those from out-of-state, Texas A & M University-College Station is somewhat moderately pricey. 76.91% of students graduate beginning the next chapter of their lives, employment. After college, alumni go on to bring in about $58,000 per year, which is 40% over the national median.

College Station, TX

https://www.tamu.edu

A

Rating

58%

Acceptance

73,267

Students

#124

Ranking

$34,981

Tuition

Illinois Institute of Technology

#11 Best Colleges for Architecture

Illinois Institute of Technology is a mid-sized private university located in Chicago, IL ranked 129th in the United States. It has a total of 3,368 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 60.23% of applicants. Illinois Institute of Technology offers 144 different majors and is best known for its Information Technology, Architectural Engineering, and Industrial Management programs (nationally ranked 6th, 6th, and 9th respectively). With an annual tuition of $47,480 per year, Illinois Institute of Technology is extremely costly. 68.87% of students graduate beginning the next phase of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to take in near $69,100 per year, which is 66% greater than the national median.

Chicago, IL

web.iit.edu/

A

Rating

60%

Acceptance

7,466

Students

#129

Ranking

$47,480

Tuition

University of Pennsylvania

#12 Best Colleges for Architecture

University of Pennsylvania is a very large private university located in Philadelphia, PA ranked 8th in the US. It has a total of 14,000 full-time undergraduate students and is highly competitive, with a 7.66% acceptance rate. University of Pennsylvania offers 355 different majors and is best known for its Finance, Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, and Philosophy programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $51,156 per year, University of Pennsylvania is exceptionally pricey. 81.13% of students graduate ready to the next chapter of their lives, entering the labor force. Open graduating, alumni go on to earn more or less $85,900 per year, which is 107% greater than the national median.

Philadelphia, PA

www.upenn.edu

A+

Rating

8%

Acceptance

29,813

Students

#8

Ranking

$51,156

Tuition

University of Notre Dame

#13 Best Colleges for Architecture

University of Notre Dame is a large private university located in Notre Dame, IN ranked 16th in the United States. It has a total of 8,803 full-time undergraduate students and is quite competitive, with a 15.83% acceptance rate. University of Notre Dame offers 173 different majors and is best known for its Pre-Medical Studies, Theological and Ministerial Studies, and Italian Language and Literature programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $55,046 per year, University of Notre Dame is exceptionally expensive. 94.34% of students graduate ready to the next chapter of their lives, working. After college, alumni go on to earn around $78,400 per year, which is 89% greater than the national median.

Notre Dame, IN

www.nd.edu

A+

Rating

16%

Acceptance

13,221

Students

#16

Ranking

$55,046

Tuition

Columbia University in the City of New York

#14 Best Colleges for Architecture

Columbia University in the City of New York is a very large private university located in New York, NY ranked 9th in the United States. It has a total of 8,628 full-time undergraduate students and is highly competitive, with a 5.45% acceptance rate. Columbia University in the City of New York offers 467 different majors and is best known for its Sustainability Studies, Art History, and Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $58,920 per year, Columbia University in the City of New York is exceptionally high-priced. 78.72% of students graduate beginning the next stage of their lives, working. After college, alumni go on to bring home around $83,300 per year, which is 101% greater than the national median.

New York, NY

www.columbia.edu

A+

Rating

5%

Acceptance

33,301

Students

#9

Ranking

$58,920

Tuition

University of Maryland-College Park

#15 Best Colleges for Architecture

University of Maryland-College Park is a very large public university located in College Park, MD ranked 100th in America. It has a total of 33,022 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 44.18% of applicants. University of Maryland-College Park offers 432 different majors and is best known for its Criminology, Preschool Education and Teaching, and Family and Community Services programs (nationally ranked 1st, 1st, and 2nd respectively). With an annual tuition of $8,824 for students from Maryland and $34,936 for those from out-of-state, University of Maryland-College Park is somewhat moderately pricey. 75.08% of students graduate beginning the next stage of their lives, joining the labor market. After graduation, alumni go on to make around $62,900 per year, which is 51% greater than the national median.

College Park, MD

www.umd.edu

A

Rating

44%

Acceptance

44,486

Students

#100

Ranking

$34,936

Tuition

The University of Texas at Austin

#16 Best Colleges for Architecture

The University of Texas at Austin is a very large public university located in Austin, TX ranked 81st in America. It has a total of 43,132 full-time undergraduate students and is somewhat competitive, accepting barely below 1 out of every 3 applicants. The University of Texas at Austin offers 339 different majors and is best known for its Communication Sciences and Disorders, Writing, and Accounting programs (nationally ranked 1st, 1st, and 2nd respectively). With an annual tuition of $10,824 for students from Texas and $38,326 for those from out-of-state, The University of Texas at Austin is quite expensive. 77.77% of students graduate starting the next chapter of their lives, employment. After college, alumni go on to earn more or less $58,200 per year, which is 40% above the national median.

Austin, TX

www.utexas.edu

A+

Rating

32%

Acceptance

55,128

Students

#81

Ranking

$38,326

Tuition

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

#17 Best Colleges for Architecture

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities is a very large public university located in Minneapolis, MN ranked 137th in the United States. It has a total of 43,828 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 56.74% of applicants. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities offers 520 different majors and is best known for its Computer Systems Analysis, Developmental and Child Psychology, and Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $13,318 for students from Minnesota and $31,616 for those from out-of-state, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities is reasonably costly. 73.11% of students graduate ready to the next stage of their lives, working. After college, alumni go on to take home close to $51,900 per year, which is 25% above the national median.

Minneapolis, MN

https://twin-cities.umn.edu

A

Rating

57%

Acceptance

61,787

Students

#137

Ranking

$31,616

Tuition

Northeastern University

#18 Best Colleges for Architecture

Northeastern University is a very large private university located in Boston, MA ranked 36th in the United States. It has a total of 18,753 full-time undergraduate students and is quite competitive, with a 18.05% acceptance rate. Northeastern University offers 186 different majors and is best known for its Human Services, Physical Therapy, and Data Modeling and Database Administration programs (nationally ranked 1st, 2nd, and 2nd respectively). With an annual tuition of $52,420 per year, Northeastern University is very expensive. 73.11% of students graduate starting the next phase of their lives, employment. After finishing college, alumni go on to take in approximately $67,400 per year, which is 62% greater than the national median.

Boston, MA

www.northeastern.edu

A+

Rating

18%

Acceptance

28,374

Students

#36

Ranking

$52,420

Tuition

Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus

#19 Best Colleges for Architecture

Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus is a very large public university located in Atlanta, GA ranked 49th in the US. It has a total of 17,400 full-time undergraduate students and is relatively competitive, accepting 20.58% of applicants. Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus offers 127 different majors and is best known for its Engineering, Computer and Information Sciences, and Mechanical Engineering programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With an annual tuition of $10,258 for in-state students and $31,370 for those from out-of-state, Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus is reasonably high-priced. 78.03% of students graduate starting the next stage of their lives, working. Open graduating, alumni go on to take in approximately $79,100 per year, which is 90% greater than the national median.

Atlanta, GA

www.gatech.edu

A+

Rating

21%

Acceptance

38,951

Students

#49

Ranking

$31,370

Tuition

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

#20 Best Colleges for Architecture

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is a mid-sized private university located in Troy, NY ranked 70th in the United States. It has a total of 6,706 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 47.41% acceptance rate. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute offers 145 different majors and is best known for its Computer Engineering Technologies, Game and Interactive Media Design, and Nuclear Engineering programs (nationally ranked 1st, 4th, and 4th respectively). With an annual tuition of $54,000 per year, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is exceptionally expensive. 82.28% of students graduate ready to the next stage of their lives, joining the labor force. After graduation, alumni go on to take home about $82,000 per year, which is 97% greater than the national median.

Troy, NY

www.rpi.edu

A+

Rating

47%

Acceptance

8,156

Students

#70

Ranking

$54,000

Tuition

Rice University

#21 Best Colleges for Architecture

Rice University is a mid-sized private university located in Houston, TX ranked 22nd in the US. It has a total of 4,145 full-time undergraduate students and is highly competitive, with a 8.72% acceptance rate. Rice University offers 150 different majors and is best known for its Biochemistry, Fitness Administration, and Cognitive Science programs (nationally ranked 2nd, 3rd, and 4th respectively). With an annual tuition of $48,330 per year, Rice University is exceptionally pricey. 85.71% of students graduate ready to the next phase of their lives, working. Open graduating, alumni go on to make near $65,400 per year, which is 57% over the national median.

Houston, TX

www.rice.edu

A+

Rating

9%

Acceptance

7,542

Students

#22

Ranking

$48,330

Tuition

University of Washington-Seattle Campus

#22 Best Colleges for Architecture

University of Washington-Seattle Campus is a very large public university located in Seattle, WA ranked 110th in the US. It has a total of 39,443 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 51.76% acceptance rate. University of Washington-Seattle Campus offers 687 different majors and is best known for its Informatics, Environmental Science, and Physician Assistant Studies programs, which are all nationally ranked 2nd. With an annual tuition of $10,370 for in-state students and $37,071 for those from out-of-state, University of Washington-Seattle Campus is quite costly. 77.21% of students graduate ready to the next chapter of their lives, working. Open graduating, alumni go on to make more or less $57,700 per year, which is 39% greater than the national median.

Seattle, WA

www.washington.edu

A

Rating

52%

Acceptance

56,315

Students

#110

Ranking

$37,071

Tuition

University of Oregon

#23 Best Colleges for Architecture

University of Oregon is a very large public university located in Eugene, OR ranked 6th in Oregon. It has a total of 20,912 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, accepting 81.8% of applicants. University of Oregon offers 224 different majors and is best known for its Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Physiology, and Multimedia Art programs, which are all nationally ranked 2nd. With an annual tuition of $10,440 for in-state students and $34,335 for those from out-of-state, University of Oregon is reasonably expensive. 65.06% of students graduate ready to the next phase of their lives, working. After finishing college, alumni go on to make roughly $44,800 per year, which is 8% over the national median.

Eugene, OR

https://www.uoregon.edu

B+

Rating

82%

Acceptance

25,203

Students

#354

Ranking

$34,335

Tuition

Washington University in St Louis

#24 Best Colleges for Architecture

Washington University in St Louis is a large private university located in Saint Louis, MO ranked 15th in the nation. It has a total of 8,774 full-time undergraduate students and is quite competitive, accepting 13.85% of applicants. Washington University in St Louis offers 291 different majors and is best known for its Anthropology, Design and Visual Communications, and Environmental Biology programs, which are all nationally ranked 2nd. With an annual tuition of $54,250 per year, Washington University in St Louis is exceptionally costly. 88.9% of students graduate moving on to the next stage of their lives, employment. After college, alumni go on to bring in approximately $70,100 per year, which is 69% greater than the national median.

Saint Louis, MO

www.wustl.edu

A+

Rating

14%

Acceptance

17,794

Students

#15

Ranking

$54,250

Tuition

Roger Williams University

#25 Best Colleges for Architecture

Roger Williams University is a small private college located in Bristol, RI ranked 7th in Rhode Island. It has a total of 5,033 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, with a 85.35% acceptance rate. Roger Williams University offers 109 different majors and is best known for its Legal Support Services, Construction Management, and Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography programs (nationally ranked 4th, 13th, and 16th respectively). With an annual tuition of $36,648 per year, Roger Williams University is quite expensive. 61.2% of students graduate starting the next chapter of their lives, entering the labor market. Open graduating, alumni go on to generate more or less $50,500 per year, which is 22% above the national median.

Bristol, RI

https://www.rwu.edu

B

Rating

85%

Acceptance

5,411

Students

#455

Ranking

$36,648

Tuition