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2021 Best Architecture & Related Services Colleges for Veterans in the United States

61 Colleges
8,969 Bachelor's Degrees
$35,262 Avg Cost*

Best Architecture & Related Services Colleges for Veterans in the United StatesArchitecture & Related Services is the #28 most popular major in the country with 8,969 bachelor's degrees awarded in 2018-2019.

This year's Best Architecture & Related Services Colleges for Veterans in the United States ranking looked at 61 colleges that offer a bachelor's in architecture and related services. Not only do the schools that top this list have excellent architecture and related services programs, but they also offer a lot of support to veterans and active service members.

When determining these rankings, we looked at things such as overall quality of the architecture and related services program at the school, veteran affordability, and veteran satisfaction. See our ranking methodology to learn more.

The architecture and related services school you choose to invest your time and money in matters. To help you make the decision that is right for you, we've developed a number of major-specific rankings, including this list of the Best Architecture & Related Services Schools for Veterans.

To further help you make the college decision, we've developed a unique tool called College Combat that allows you to compare schools based on the factors that matter the most to you. Test it out when you get a chance! You may also want to bookmark the link and share it with others who are trying to make the college decision.

Check out the architecture and related services programs at these schools if you want to see which ones are the best for vets.

Newschool of Architecture and Design earned the #1 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the large city of San Diego, Newschool of Architecture and Design is a private for-profit college with a fairly small student population. Newschool of Architecture and Design also claimed a spot on our Best Colleges for Architecture & Related Services in the United States list. It's in the top 15% of all schools in this category.

According to our most recent data, Newschool of Architecture and Design supports 537 students, and 67 of those are GI Bill® students, of which 56 are Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average tuition and fees award for these recipients was $16,708. To help with additional expenses, 27 students received funds through the Yellow Ribbon Program. Newschool of Architecture and Design does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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Arizona State University - Tempe earned the #2 spot in our 2021 rankings. ASU - Tempe is a very large public school located in the medium-sized city of Tempe. In addition to being on our best for vets list, ASU - Tempe has also earned the #5 rank in our Best Colleges for Architecture & Related Services in the United States ranking.

Our most recent data shows that 7,047 of the 51,585 students enrolled at ASU - Tempe were GI Bill® students, of which 6,145 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average GI Bill® award for tuition and fees at the school was $10,977. To help with additional expenses, 156 students received funds through the Yellow Ribbon Program. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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Our rankings recognize Iowa State University as the #3 school in this year's rankings. Iowa State is a very large public school located in the city of Ames. Iowa State did well in our major quality rankings, too. It placed #2 on our Best Colleges for Architecture & Related Services in the United States list.

Our most recent data shows that 824 of the 34,992 students enrolled at Iowa State were GI Bill® students, of which 455 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average GI Bill® award for tuition and fees at the school was $7,422. To help with additional expenses, 14 students received funds through the Yellow Ribbon Program. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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Texas A&M University - College Station landed the #4 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value architecture and related services schools. Located in the midsize city of College Station, Texas A&M is a public college with a very large student population. Texas A&M also took the #4 spot in our Best Colleges for Architecture & Related Services in the United States rankings.

Among the 68,679 students enrolled at Texas A&M, 2,040 are GI Bill® students, according to our most recent data. Out of that number, 1,388 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average GI Bill® award for tuition and fees at the school was $9,525. Texas A&M does offer credit for military training for eligible students.

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Cornell University

Ithaca, NY

Cornell University landed the #5 spot in our 2021 rankings for best value architecture and related services schools. Cornell is a very large private not-for-profit school located in the city of Ithaca. Cornell also made our Best Colleges for Architecture & Related Services in the United States list, coming in at #1.

Of the 23,600 students enrolled at Cornell, 621 were GI Bill® students, according to our most recent data. Out of that number, 519 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average tuition and fees award for these recipients was $10,152. In addition to receiving other benefits, 150 students qualified for the Yellow Ribbon Program.

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University of Southern California comes in at #6 in this year's ranking. Located in the city of Los Angeles, USC is a private not-for-profit college with a very large student population. USC not only placed well in our veterans rankings. It is also #3 on our Best Colleges for Architecture & Related Services in the United States list.

Of the 47,310 students enrolled at USC, 1,323 were GI Bill® students, according to our most recent data. Out of that number, 908 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average GI Bill® award for tuition and fees at the school was $21,271. To help with additional expenses, 415 students received funds through the Yellow Ribbon Program. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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The #7 spot in this year's ranking belongs to California State Polytechnic University - Pomona. Located in the suburb of Pomona, CSU Pomona is a public college with a fairly large student population. On top of its placing in our veterans rankings, CSU Pomona also did well on our Best Colleges for Architecture & Related Services in the United States list. It's in the top 20% of all schools reviewed in that analysis.

Among the 26,598 students enrolled at CSU Pomona, 539 are GI Bill® students, according to our most recent data. Out of that number, 309 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average tuition and fees award for these recipients was $4,455. Eligible students may be able to receive credit for their military training.

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The #8 spot in this year's ranking belongs to Boston Architectural College. Boston Architectural Center is a small private not-for-profit school located in the large city of Boston. On top of its placing in our veterans rankings, Boston Architectural Center also did well on our Best Colleges for Architecture & Related Services in the United States list. It's in the top 20% of all schools reviewed in that analysis.

Of the 663 students enrolled at Boston Architectural Center, 16 were GI Bill® students, according to our most recent data. Out of that number, 14 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average GI Bill® award for tuition and fees at the school was $19,911. On top of their other funding sources, 3 students qualified for the Yellow Ribbon Program.

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University of Washington - Seattle Campus earned the #9 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the city of Seattle, UW Seattle is a public college with a very large student population. UW Seattle also took the #7 spot in our Best Colleges for Architecture & Related Services in the United States rankings.

Of the 47,400 students enrolled at UW Seattle, 1,278 were GI Bill® students, according to our most recent data. Out of that number, 780 were Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average GI Bill® award for tuition and fees at the school was $14,461. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ

University of Arizona earned the #10 spot in our 2021 rankings. Located in the city of Tucson, Arizona is a public school with a very large student population.

According to our most recent data, Arizona supports 44,097 students, and 1,914 of those are GI Bill® students, of which 1,561 are Post-9/11 GI Bill® recipients. The average tuition and fees award for these recipients was $9,490. In addition to receiving other benefits, 37 students qualified for the Yellow Ribbon Program. Students may be able to receive credit for their military training, depending on their background.

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Honorable Mentions

Here are some additional great schools for United States vets studying Architecture & Related Services that almost earned our Best Architecture & Related Services Colleges for Veterans in the United States award.

Rank College Location
11 Woodbury University Burbank, CA
12 University of California - Berkeley Berkeley, CA

View the best for vets Architecture & Related Services colleges in a specific region near you.

Region
Southeast
New England
Rocky Mountains
Plains States
Middle Atlantic
Far Western US
Southwest
Great Lakes

Major Annual Graduates
General Architecture 4,108
Architectural Sciences & Technology 1,864
Urban & Regional Planning 847
Landscape Architecture 717
Environmental Design 591

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Related Major Annual Graduates
Engineering 128,724
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 126,493
Computer & Information Sciences 92,596
Physical Sciences 32,633
Mathematics & Statistics 30,991

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Cost is for the top 25 schools only.

**GI Bill® student total includes all chapters of the GI Bill® program (e.g., Post-9/11, Montgomery GI Bill, Reserve Education Assistance Program, and Veteran Readiness and Employment)

References

  • 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).
  • Veteran-specific data can be found at the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Lorenzo Cafaro.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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