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2021 Best Colleges for General Architecture in the New England Region

Approximately 6,093 general architecture degrees were granted to students last year in the United States. With so many choices it can be difficult finding the best choice. This year's Best Colleges for General Architecture in the New England Region ranking analyzed 5 colleges and universities that offer a bachelor's degree in general architecture. We look at over 20 factors to determine the top 0 schools for General Architecture students in the New England Region.

Choosing a Great General Architecture School

Best Colleges for General Architecture in the New England Region 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. Below we explain some of the most important factors to consider before making your choice:

Quality Overall is Important

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.

Graduates Earn More After College

General Architecture graduates from schools on this list tend to earn more after college than those from other schools. A general architecture bachelors degree from a college in New England helped students who graduated in 2015-2017 make $47,660 a couple years later.

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 the New England Region.

Best Schools to Study General Architecture in New England

Below you'll see a list of the best colleges and universities to study general architecture.

Best Architecture Colleges in the New England Region

Any student pursuing a degree in general architecture needs to take a look at Northeastern University. Northeastern is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Boston.

Northeastern University general architecture majors earn $2,940 more than the typical architecture student.

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It's difficult to beat Wentworth Institute of Technology if you want to study general architecture. Located in the large city Boston, WIT is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

Graduates from the general architecture major at Wentworth Institute of Technology earn $3,640 more than the standard college grad with the same degree shortly after graduation.

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Every student who is interested in general architecture needs to look into Roger Williams University. RWU is a small private not-for-profit school located in the suburb of Bristol.

Grads of the architecture program state that they receive average early career earnings of $43,500.

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Any student who is interested in general architecture needs to look into Boston Architectural College. Boston Architectural Center is a fairly small private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Boston.

General Architecture students from Boston Architectural College receive an earnings boost of around $5,340 above the typical earnings of general architecture majors.

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Keene State College

Keene, NH

Keene State is a small public school located in the town of Keene.

Graduates of the architecture program report average early career wages of $39,900.

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Best General Architecture Colleges by State

Explore the best general architecture schools for a specific state in this the New England region.

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Massachusetts 286 357
Connecticut 228 110
New Hampshire 205 26
Maine 197 2
Rhode Island 191 143
Vermont 186 34

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 389
Urban & Regional Planning 222
Environmental Design 85
Landscape Architecture 79
Interior Architecture 66

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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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