Included in the QS World University Rankings by Subject for the first time this year is a new ranking of the world’s top architecture schools. If you’re looking to study architecture at university and want to find a school with a strong global reputation in the field, read on for an overview of the world’s 100 top universities for architecture, categorized by region.
Top architecture schools in the US & Canada
The US has a total of 14 universities ranked among the world’s top 50 for architecture, and a further 8 ranked within the top 100. Aside from the three featured in the top 10 – MIT, University of California, Berkeley, and Harvard University – other US universities in the top 30 include Columbia University (11th for architecture; 14th in the overall QS World University Rankings®), the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA, 18th for architecture; 37th in the world rankings), the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (25th for architecture; 63rd in the world rankings), Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech, 26th for architecture; 107th in the world rankings), Cornell University (27th for architecture; 19th in the world rankings) and Stanford University (30th for architecture; 7th in the world rankings).