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SCI-Arc ranks top 10 across all of the survey’s focus areas, including design theory, construction methods, materials, and sustainability, in both the graduate and undergraduate categories.*

SCI-Arc ranks top 10 across all of the survey’s focus areas, including design theory, construction methods, materials, and sustainability, in both the graduate and undergraduate categories.*

America's Top Ranked Architecture & Design Schools from DesignIntelligence offers a perspective from three key audiences: the professionals who hire architecture and design graduates; the deans, program chairs, and department heads who help form architecture and design education; and the students and recent graduates who have an up-close view of the architecture and design school experience.

Most Admired Architecture Schools

  • Undergraduate program: #10
  • Graduate programs: #17

Most Hired from

Undergraduate and Graduate programs: #3

Most Admired Educators

  • Hernan Diaz Alonso
  • Thom Mayne


Focus Areas

Design Technologies

  • Undergraduate program: #2
  • Graduate programs: #4

Design Theory and Practice

  • Undergraduate program: #3
  • Graduate programs: #6

Healthy Built Environment

  • Undergraduate program: #5
  • Graduate programs: #5

Sustainable built environments/adaptive design/resilient design

  • Undergraduate program: #8
  • Graduate programs: #6

Engineering Fundamentals

  • Graduate programs: #8

Research

  • Undergraduate program: #3
  • Graduate programs: #7

Construction Materials and Methods

  • Undergraduate program: #8
  • Graduate programs: #7

Communication and presentation skills

  • Undergraduate program: #5
  • Graduate programs: #5

Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Undergraduate program: #6

Practice Management

  • Undergraduate program: #6
  • Graduate programs: #6

Project Planning and Management

  • Undergraduate program: #6
  • Graduate programs: #5

Transdisciplinary collaboration across A/E/C

  • Undergraduate program: #7
  • Graduate programs: #7