MOVE over Georgia Tech and Princeton – MIT’s graduate program has been named the best in the United States, according to the CEOWORLD magazine’s list for 2018. Cornell University ranked number 2 on the list, followed by Yale University (No. 3), Columbia University(No. 4), and Harvard University (No. 5).
Magazine placed University of Southern California’s architecture and interior design graduate program in sixth on the list ahead of University of Pennsylvania, and University of California Los Angeles. Washington University – St. Louis and University of California Berkeley round out the list at nine and ten, respectively.
University of Virginia took the No. 11 spot, followed by the Southern California Institute of Architecture (No.12) and University of Texas – Austin (No.13). Meanwhile, Virginia Tech ranked No. 14 in the CEOWORLD magazine’s ranking of the best graduate program for architecture and interior design study in the United States for 2018.
The University of Michigan came in fifteenth place, followed by Syracuse University (sixteenth), Kansas State University (seventeenth), Clemson University (eighteenth), and the University of Cincinnati, ranked nineteenth.
Out of 25 best graduate programs in architecture and interior design colleges and universities for 2018, Rice University ranked No. 20th.
Top Graduate Programs: The 25 best universities to study architecture and interior design in America, 2018
|1||Massachusetts Institute of Technology||97|
|6||University of Southern California||95.8|
|7||University of Pennsylvania||95.7|
|8||University of California, Los Angeles||95.4|
|9||Washington University St. Louis||95.1|
|10||University of California Berkeley||94.9|
|11||University of Virginia||94.8|
|12||Southern California Institute of Architecture||94.6|
|13||University of Texas Austin||94.2|
|15||University of Michigan||93.6|
|17||Kansas State University||93.3|
|19||University of Cincinnati||93.1|
|21||Rhode Island School of Design||92.6|
|24||Georgia Institute of Technology||92.2|
|25||Savannah College of Art and Design||91.9|
Top Undergraduate Programs: The 25 best universities to study architecture and interior design in America, 2018
|1||University of Southern California||98|
|5||California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo||98.2|
|6||Southern California Institute of Architecture||98.1|
|7||Rhode Island School of Design||97.7|
|10||University of Texas, Austin||97.2|
|12||Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute||96.9|
|13||Cal Poly, Pomona||96.8|
|14||Carnegie Mellon University||96.7|
|16||Illinois Institute of Technology||96.3|
|17||Pennsylvania State University||96.2|
|20||University of Notre Dame||95.4|
|21||University of Arizona||95.1|
|22||University of Miami||94.8|
|23||Boston Architectural College||94.7|
|24||Iowa State University||94.6|
|25||University of Oregon||94.5|
Find detailed information on the CEOWORLD magazine rankings — Best universities to study architecture and interior design in America, 2018. Magazine’s rankings is based on four major metrics of quality and reputation. Overall Score (100%) is the sum of:
1. Reputation And Influence (30%)
2. Recruiter Feedback (30%)
3. Admission eligibility (20%)
4. Specialization (20%)
To establish our list, we collected information and statistics from publicly available sources, university’s website, research, and survey. It measures the quality of education, university’s reputation, and the recruiters feedback, without relying on university data submissions.
Students, industry professionals, and recruiters were asked to rate colleges and universities on a scale of 1 “marginal” to 100 “outstanding” or “don’t know.”
However, this is by no means a comprehensive list, while the universities above are the “CEOWORLD magazine’s best universities to study architecture and interior design in America, 2018,” there may be many other universities that offer excellent programs.
* This rankings should not be viewed as the most important aspect when choosing a university, and are simply one element to consider.
* The top-ranked university receives 100 points.
* The rankings are the result of a rigorous analytical exercise, incorporating multiple data sources, without relying on university data submissions.
* Detailed survey data and information collected directly from 65,000 individuals, across 4 data points.
* Surveys completed by 20,000 students, 24,000 industry professionals, and 21,000 recruiters around the world.
* The results come from a survey of over 65,000 people.
*The overall score are numerical scores given to the universities based on students, industry professionals, and recruiter feedback — measuring the quality of the university. Overall scores are out of 100.
The margin of sampling error for the full sample of 65,000 respondents is plus or minus 1.4 percentage points. In addition to sampling error, one should bear in mind that as in all survey research, there are possible sources of error—such as coverage, nonresponse and measurement error——that could affect the results.