Architecture & Related Services

2021 Best Value Colleges for Architecture & Related Services in the Rocky Mountains Region

1 College
430 Bachelor's Degrees
$39,951 Avg Cost*

Best Value Colleges for Architecture & Related Services in the Rocky Mountains RegionOut of all the majors we analyze each year, architecture and related services was ranked #28 in the country. In fact 8,969 bachelor's degrees were handed out in 2018-2019. Of those degrees, 430 went to students in the Rocky Mountains region of the United States.

Note that the phrase 'best value' does not mean the absolute lowest-priced. Instead, we are looking at those architecture and related services schools that offer a high quality educational experience at a price lower than expected.

Average cost figures start with estimating tuition, fees, room and board, books, and other related expenses. We then subtract the average amount of financial aid that a student receives. You can use this as a gauge to estimate how much you may need to pay out of pocket to cover costs when financial aid isn't enough. Keep in mind that the net cost for you may be higher or lower, depending on your income and other factors.

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When choosing the right school for you, it's important to arm yourself with all the facts you can. To that end, we've created a number of major-specific rankings, including this Best Value Architecture & Related Services Schools list to help you make the college decision.

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Check out the architecture and related services programs at this school if you want to get the best value for your money.

University of Colorado Boulder landed the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value architecture and related services schools. CU - Boulder is a very large public school located in the midsize city of Boulder. CU - Boulder also made our Best Colleges for Architecture & Related Services in the Rocky Mountains Region list, coming in at #1.

The average amount of time it takes for a student to receive their degree at CU - Boulder is 4.4 years, and the yearly average cost to attend the school is $39,951. Thus, the average cost to get a bachelor’s degree from the CU - Boulder is $175,385. When students graduate in a lesser amount of time, they can save thousands of dollars.

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State Degrees Awarded
Colorado 279
Idaho 33
Utah 80
Montana 38

Major Annual Graduates
Architectural Sciences & Technology 171
Environmental Design 151
Landscape Architecture 41
General Architecture 33
Interior Architecture 32

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Engineering 6,370
Computer & Information Sciences 6,083
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 5,887
Physical Sciences 1,478
Mathematics & Statistics 1,157

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Notes and References

*These values are for the top school only.

  • 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 Lorenzo Cafaro.

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