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2020 Best Colleges for General Architecture in Indiana

General Architecture is a popular major and Indiana is the 27th most popular state for students studying this major. 89 of the 7,514 General Architecture degrees earned last year were given by schools in Indiana. With so many choices it can be difficult finding the best choice. This year's Best Colleges for General Architecture in Indiana ranking analyzed 2 colleges and universities that offer a bachelor's degree in general architecture. We look at over 20 factors to determine the top 0 colleges for General Architecture students in Indiana.

Choosing a Great General Architecture School

Best Colleges for General Architecture in Indiana The architecture program you select can have a big impact on your future. This section explores some of the factors we include in our ranking and how much they vary depending on the school you select. To make it into this list a school must excel in the following areas.

Overall Quality is a Must

A school that excels in educating for a particular major must be a great school overall as well. To make it into this list a school must rank well in our overall Best Colleges ranking. This ranking considered factors such as graduation rates, overall graduate earnings and other educational resources to identify great colleges and universities.

Better Early and Mid Career Salaries

General Architecture graduates from colleges on this list tend to earn more after college than those from other schools. Recent general architecture graduates from Indiana colleges with a bachelors degree earned an average of $44,700 in 2017-2018.

Other Factors We Consider

In addition to the above, you should consider some of the following factors:

  • Major Focus - How much a school focuses on General Architecture students vs. other majors.
  • Major Popularity - How many other general architecture students choose this school.
  • Accreditation - Whether a school is regionally accredited and/or a recognized general architecture related accrediting body.

Our full ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best colleges for General Architecture students in Indiana.

Best Schools to Study General Architecture in Indiana

Learn about the top ranked colleges and universities for general architecture majors.

Best Architecture Colleges in Indiana


University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, IN

It's hard to beat University of Notre Dame if you want to study general architecture. Notre Dame is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the suburb of Notre Dame.

In addition to its bachelor's programs, Notre Dame offers a Master's Degree in general architecture. After graduation, architecture students typically make an average of $55,200 in their early careers.


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Ball State University

Muncie, IN

It's hard to beat Ball State University if you wish to study general architecture. Ball State is a fairly large public school located in the small city of Muncie.

For those interested in something more advanced, Ball State also offers 2 different higher degree levels in general architecture, the most popular of which is a Master's Degree. Students who graduate from the architecture program make an average of $34,200 in the first couple years of working.


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Best General Architecture Colleges in the Great Lakes Region

Explore all the Best General Architecture Colleges in the Great Lakes Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Ohio 318 328
Michigan 316 104
Illinois 306 311
Wisconsin 290 123

One of 8 majors within the Architecture & Related Services area of study, General Architecture has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Architectural Sciences & Technology 3,804
Urban & Regional Planning 2,685
Landscape Architecture 1,288
Environmental Design 702
Interior Architecture 574

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Notes and References

  • The bars on the spread charts above show the distribution of the schools on this list +/- one standard deviation from the mean.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
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