Architecture & Related Services

2022 Best Architecture & Related Services Schools in the Plains States Region

11 Colleges in the Plains States Region
1,159 Architecture & Related Services Degrees Awarded
$45,867 Avg Early-Career Salary
If you're seeking a degree in architecture and related services, you will have fewer peers than average since the major degree program is the #28 one in the country in terms of popularity.While this may limit the number of schools that offer the degree program, there are still top-quality ones to be found.

For its 2022 ranking, College Factual looked at 11 schools in the Plains States Region to determine which ones were the best for architecture and related services students pursuing a degree. Combined, these schools handed out 1,159 degrees in architecture and related services to qualified students.

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Best Architecture & Related Services Schools in the Plains States Region The architecture and related services program you select can have a big impact on your future. That's why we developed our collection of Best Schools for Architecture & Related Services rankings. We derive our Best Overall Architecture & Related Services School rankings by rolling up our degree-level rankings after weighting them by the number of degrees awarded at each school.

You may want to choose one of the degree levels below to find the schools of most interest to you.

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 Architecture & Related Services Schools in the Plains States Region list to help you make the college decision. More interested in schools in a specific area of the country? Filter this list by region or state.

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Although we recommend filtering by degree level first, you can view the list below to see which schools give the educational experience for the architecture and related services degree levels they offer.

Bachelor's Degree Highest Degree Type
2nd Most Popular In MN
35 Architecture & Related Services Degrees Awarded

Any student pursuing a degree in architecture and related services has to take a look at Dunwoody College of Technology. Located in the city of Minneapolis, Dunwoody College of Technology is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population. This college ranks 9th out of 63 schools for overall quality in the state of Minnesota.

There were about 35 architecture and related services students who graduated with this degree at Dunwoody College of Technology in the most recent data year.

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
120 Architecture & Related Services Degrees Awarded

It is hard to beat Washington University in St Louis if you wish to pursue a degree in architecture and related services. Located in the suburb of Saint Louis, WUSTL is a private not-for-profit university with a fairly large student population. A Best Schools rank of #28 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means WUSTL is a great university overall.

There were roughly 120 architecture and related services students who graduated with this degree at WUSTL in the most recent year we have data available. Architecture & Related Services degree recipients from Washington University in St Louis get an earnings boost of about $5,933 over the typical income of architecture and related services graduates.

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
186 Architecture & Related Services Degrees Awarded

Every student pursuing a degree in architecture and related services needs to look into Iowa State University. Located in the small city of Ames, Iowa State is a public university with a very large student population. A Best Schools rank of #146 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means Iowa State is a great university overall.

There were approximately 186 architecture and related services students who graduated with this degree at Iowa State in the most recent year we have data available. Students who graduate with their degree from the architecture and related services program state that they receive average early career income of $44,300.

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#4

Ranken Technical College

Saint Louis, MO
Associate Degree Highest Degree Type
4th Most Popular In MO

Ranken Technical College is a good decision for students interested in a degree in architecture and related services. Located in the city of Saint Louis, Ranken Technical College is a private not-for-profit college with a small student population. A Best Schools rank of #143 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means Ranken Technical College is a great college overall.

There were approximately 4 architecture and related services students who graduated with this degree at Ranken Technical College in the most recent data year.

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
118 Architecture & Related Services Degrees Awarded

North Dakota State University is a fairly large public university located in the city of Fargo. This university ranks 1st out of 14 schools for overall quality in the state of North Dakota.

There were about 118 architecture and related services students who graduated with this degree at North Dakota State University in the most recent year we have data available. Graduates who receive their degree from the architecture and related services program earn around $46,400 in the first couple years of their career.

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
216 Architecture & Related Services Degrees Awarded

Located in the city of Minneapolis, UMN Twin Cities is a public university with a fairly large student population. A Best Schools rank of #120 out of 2,576 colleges nationwide means UMN Twin Cities is a great university overall.

There were approximately 216 architecture and related services students who graduated with this degree at UMN Twin Cities in the most recent year we have data available. Students who graduate with their degree from the architecture and related services program report average early career wages of $40,100.

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
112 Architecture & Related Services Degrees Awarded

UNL is a very large public university located in the city of Lincoln. A Best Schools rank of #212 out of 2,576 schools nationwide means UNL is a great university overall.

There were roughly 112 architecture and related services students who graduated with this degree at UNL in the most recent year we have data available. Students who graduate with their degree from the architecture and related services program report average early career earnings of $42,100.

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#8

University of Kansas

Lawrence, KS
Doctor's Degree Highest Degree Type
132 Architecture & Related Services Degrees Awarded

KU is a fairly large public university located in the small city of Lawrence. This university ranks 2nd out of 54 schools for overall quality in the state of Kansas.

There were about 132 architecture and related services students who graduated with this degree at KU in the most recent year we have data available. Those architecture and related services students who get their degree from University of Kansas make $6,033 more than the standard architecture and related services graduate.

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#9

Kansas State University

Manhattan, KS
Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
120 Architecture & Related Services Degrees Awarded

K -State is a fairly large public university located in the city of Manhattan. This university ranks 1st out of 54 schools for overall quality in the state of Kansas.

There were about 120 architecture and related services students who graduated with this degree at K -State in the most recent data year. Architecture & Related Services degree recipients from Kansas State University receive an earnings boost of about $2,633 over the typical income of architecture and related services graduates.

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Master's Degree Highest Degree Type
1st Most Popular In SD
52 Architecture & Related Services Degrees Awarded

South Dakota State is a fairly large public university located in the town of Brookings. This university ranks 4th out of 15 schools for overall quality in the state of South Dakota.

There were approximately 52 architecture and related services students who graduated with this degree at South Dakota State in the most recent year we have data available.

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State Colleges Degrees Awarded
Minnesota 38 261
South Dakota 38 38
Missouri 38 166
Kansas 37 259
Iowa 37 191
Nebraska 36 118
North Dakota 35 95

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Major Annual Graduates
Architectural Sciences & Technology 489
General Architecture 323
Urban & Regional Planning 138
Landscape Architecture 74
Interior Architecture 50
Architectural History 39
Environmental Design 36
Architecture (Other) 10

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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 Lorenzo Cafaro.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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