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List of the best colleges for architecture. Are you the next Frank Lloyd Wright? Will you be designing the next great museum -- or will there one day be a museum dedicated to your designs? An education at one of these architecture schools might be your ticket. These are the best architecture colleges, ranked on this page in accordance with the best architectural programs for undergrads. Before you get your Master's degree and intern at some swanky architecture firm, students better major as undergraduate collegiate at one of these schools. If you are approaching your senior year of high school, your mind might be on your senior year of college -- in which case, you're asking "what are the best architecture schools I can apply to?" There's no cost -- oh wait, there is an application fee -- to fill out that Common App for the best colleges for architects. Go to USC and explore the SoCal architectural design of the urban world. Or attend Notre Dame and sketch the gorgeous cathedrals and landscaping of rural Indiana. What is so awesome about these architectural colleges is that undergrads will not only be able to study in the classroom, but also walking around the campus should provide an education in itself. Each of these universities are located in some of the greatest cities in the worlds.
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Cornell University is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Colleges for Architecture
Ithaca, New York, United States of America - Ithaca, New York

2
41 28
Rice University is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Colleges for Architecture
Houston, Texas, United States of America - Houston, Texas

3
47 40
Virginia Polytechnic Institute... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Colleges for Architecture
Blacksburg, Virginia, United States of America - Blacksburg, Virginia

4
34 27
Massachusetts Institute of Tec... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Colleges for Architecture
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America - Cambridge, Massachusetts

5
26 22
California Polytechnic State U... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Colleges for Architecture
San Luis Obispo, California, United States of America - San Luis Obispo, California

6
24 23
University of Texas at Austin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Colleges for Architecture
Austin, Texas, United States of America - Austin, Texas

7
21 20
Carnegie Mellon University is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Colleges for Architecture
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

8
19 19
Pratt Institute is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Colleges for Architecture
New York City, New York, United States of America - New York, New York

9
29 31
Syracuse University is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Colleges for Architecture
Syracuse, New York, United States of America - Syracuse, New York

10
20 21
University of Tennessee is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Colleges for Architecture
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States of America - Knoxville, Tennessee

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11 12
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institu... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Colleges for Architecture
Troy, New York, United States of America - Troy, New York

12
15 17
Savannah College of Art and De... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Colleges for Architecture
Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America - Savannah, Georgia

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15 17
Cooper Union is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Colleges for Architecture
Manhattan, New York City, New York - New York, New York

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14 16
Auburn University is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Colleges for Architecture
Auburn, Alabama, United States of America - Auburn, Alabama

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19 22
University of Notre Dame is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Colleges for Architecture
Notre Dame, Indiana, United States of America - South Bend, Indiana

16
19 22
University of Miami is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Colleges for Architecture
Coral Gables, Florida, United States of America - Coral Gables, Florida

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18 21
Pennsylvania State University is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Colleges for Architecture
University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America - University Park, Pennsylvania

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18 21
University of North Carolina a... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Colleges for Architecture
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States of America - Charlotte, North Carolina

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17 20
University of Southern Califor... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Colleges for Architecture
Los Angeles, California, United States of America - Los Angeles, California

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16 20
University of Arkansas is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Colleges for Architecture
Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States of America - Fayetteville, Arkansas

21
8 11
Northeastern University is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Colleges for Architecture
Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America - Boston, Massachusetts

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7 10
Drexel University is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Colleges for Architecture
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

23
15 20
Southern California Institute ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Colleges for Architecture
Los Angeles, California, United States of America - Los Angeles, California

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8 12
Roger Williams University is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Colleges for Architecture
Bristol, Rhode Island, United States of America - Bristol, Rhode Island

25
12 17
University of Oregon is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Colleges for Architecture
Eugene, Oregon, United States of America - Eugene, Oregon

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6 10
Howard University is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Colleges for Architecture
Washington, D.C., United States of America - Washington, DC

27
12 18
Boston Architectural College is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Colleges for Architecture
Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America - Boston, Massachusetts

28
3 7
Cept University, Ahmedabad, Gu... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Colleges for Architecture
Ashima Sapra Banker added Cept University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

29
11 18
Rhode Island School of Design is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Colleges for Architecture
Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America - Providence, Rhode Island

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3 8
Hampton University is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Colleges for Architecture
Hampton, Virginia, United States of America - Hampton, Virginia

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6 12
Louisiana Tech University is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Colleges for Architecture
Ruston, Louisiana, United States of America - Ruston, Louisiana

32
5 11
University of Arizona is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Colleges for Architecture
Tucson, Arizona, United States of America - Tuscon, Arizona

33
3 9
City College of New York is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Colleges for Architecture
New York City, New York, United States of America - New York, New York

34
2 8
Anant National University, Ahm... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Colleges for Architecture
Ashima Sapra Banker added Anant National University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

35
11 20
Iowa State University is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Colleges for Architecture
Ames, Iowa, United States of America - Ames, Iowa

36
7 16
Florida A&M University is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Colleges for Architecture
Tallahassee, Florida, United States of America - Tallahassee, Florida

37
1 8
Southern Polytechnic State Uni... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Colleges for Architecture
Marietta, Georgia, United States of America - Marietta, Georgia