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2021 Best Colleges for General Architecture in New York

General Architecture is a popular major and New York is the 8th most popular state for students studying this major. 254 of the 6,093 General Architecture degrees awarded last year were given by colleges in New York. With so many options it can be a daunting task finding the best fit for you. This year's Best Colleges for General Architecture in New York 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 New York.

Choosing a Great General Architecture School

Best Colleges for General Architecture in New York 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 New York colleges with a bachelors degree earned an average of $45,967 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 schools for General Architecture students in New York.

Best Schools to Study General Architecture in New York

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

Best Architecture Colleges in New York

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is among your top options if you want to study general architecture. Located in the city Troy, RPI is a private not-for-profit college with a moderately-sized student population.

Soon after getting their bachelor's degree, architecture students typically make about $50,200 in the first five years of their career.


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University at Buffalo

Buffalo, NY

University at Buffalo is a great choice for students pursuing a General Architecture major. University at Buffalo is a fairly large public school located in the large suburb of Buffalo.

Graduates of the architecture program state that they receive average early career earnings of $31,300.


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Best General Architecture Colleges in the Middle Atlantic Region

Explore all the Best General Architecture Schools in the Middle Atlantic Area or other specific states within that region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Pennsylvania 318 156
Maryland 275 147
New Jersey 264 50
District of Columbia 183 102

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 1,107
Urban & Regional Planning 258
Real Estate Development 148
Landscape Architecture 70
Environmental Design 46

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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).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Danichou. More about our data sources and methodologies.

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