The Best Architecture Schools: Names That Always Make It to the List

The top 10 architecture schools, noted for both their academic reputation and their employer reputation.

Choosing a career in architecture will allow you to use your talents to tangibly improve the world around you. In order to be certain your degree will be marketable, you should choose a school that is highly respected both in the academic world and among employers. No one wants to work hard to earn a degree in architecture, only to find that potential employers don’t recognize their choice of university. Equally unfortunate is a school with subpar academic standards.

Here are ten favourites at the top of everyone’s list. The architecture departments at these schools are well known for their amazing contributions, and a degree from any of them is an impressive achievement to list on your future CV.

  1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) USA
  2. Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London (UCL), UK
  3. Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
  4. University of California, Berkely (UCB), USA
  5. ETH Zurich, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland
  6. Manchester School of Architecture, UK
  7. Harvard University, USA
  8. University of Cambridge, UK
  9. National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore
  10. University of Hong Kong (HKU), Hong Kong

Use this list to begin contacting admissions departments and start on your path toward a career in architecture today.