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2021 Best Colleges for General Architecture in Rhode Island

General Architecture is a popular major and Rhode Island is the 13th most popular state for students studying this major. 143 of the 6,093 General Architecture diplomas earned last year were given by colleges in Rhode Island. With so many options it can be a challenge finding the best fit for you. This year's Best Colleges for General Architecture in Rhode Island ranking analyzed 1 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 Rhode Island.

Choosing a Great General Architecture School

Best Colleges for General Architecture in Rhode Island Your choice of general architecture school matters. Important measures of a quality architecture program can vary widely even among the top schools. Below we explain some of the most important factors to consider before making your choice:

Quality Overall is Important

The overall quality of a school is important to ensure a quality education, not just how well they do in a particular major. To take this into account we consider a school's overall Best Colleges ranking which itself looks at a host of various factors like degree completion, educational resources, student body caliber and post-graduation earnings for the school as a whole.

Graduates Earn More After College

A general architecture degree from schools on this list usually results in above average wages after graduation. A general architecture bachelors degree from a college in Rhode Island helped students who graduated in 2015-2017 make $43,500 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 Rhode Island.

Best Schools to Study General Architecture in Rhode Island

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

Best Architecture Colleges in Rhode Island

It is hard to beat Roger Williams University if you want to pursue general architecture as a major. Located in the large suburb Bristol, RWU is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population.

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


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Best General Architecture Colleges in the New England Region

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

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

General Architecture is one of 8 different types of Architecture & Related Services programs to choose from.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Architectural Sciences & Technology 106
Landscape Architecture 16
Urban & Regional Planning 7
Architectural History 1

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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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