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2021 Best Colleges for General Architecture in Texas

General Architecture is a popular major and Texas is the 1st most popular state for students studying this major. 774 of the 6,093 General Architecture diplomas awarded last year were given by schools in Texas. With so many options it can be difficult finding the best fit for you. This year's Best Colleges for General Architecture in Texas ranking analyzed 6 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 Texas.

Choosing a Great General Architecture School

Best Colleges for General Architecture in Texas 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 combination of different 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 higher than average salaries following graduation. Recent general architecture graduates from Texas colleges with a bachelors degree earned an average of $41,150 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 complete ranking methodology documents in more detail how we consider these factors to identify the best schools for General Architecture students in Texas.

Best Schools to Study General Architecture in Texas

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

Best Architecture Colleges in Texas

It's hard to beat The University of Texas at Austin if you want to pursue general architecture as a major. UT Austin is a very large public school located in the large city of Austin.

The University of Texas at Austin general architecture graduates make $8,750 more than the standard architecture graduate.

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Texas A&M University - College Station is a great choice for individuals interested in a General Architecture major. Located in the midsize city College Station, Texas A&M is a public college with a fairly large student population.

Graduates of the architecture program state that they receive average early career earnings of $42,600.

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University of Houston

Houston, TX

Any student pursuing a degree in general architecture needs to look into University of Houston. Located in the city Houston, U of H is a public school with a fairly large student population.

General Architecture students from University of Houston get a earnings boost of approximately $5,050 over the typical income of general architecture majors.

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Texas Tech University

Lubbock, TX

Any student who is interested in general architecture has to check out Texas Tech University. Texas Tech is a fairly large public school located in the city of Lubbock.

Students who graduate from the architecture program earn an average of $34,500 for their early career.

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Located in the large city Arlington, UT Arlington is a public school with a fairly large student population.

Students who graduate from this degree state that they receive average early career income of $39,800.

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Located in the city San Antonio, UTSA is a public college with a fairly large student population.

Students who graduate from the architecture program make around $33,900 for their early career.

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Best General Architecture Colleges in the Southwest Region

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

State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Arizona 272 110
New Mexico 216 57

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

Related Major Annual Graduates
Urban & Regional Planning 175
Architectural Sciences & Technology 110
Landscape Architecture 79
Interior Architecture 76
Environmental Design 16

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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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