The best undergraduate architecture programs in the United States include those offered by Cornell University, Rice University, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and Syracuse University, according to the 2015 rankings released by DesignIntelligence. The rankings were calculated by surveying students and 1,400 professional practice organizations.
The DesignIntelligence 2015 survey also ranked the top graduate architecture programs. According to the results, Harvard University, Columbia University, Yale University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Cornell University are the five best graduate programs.
The best architecture program in the world is offered by MIT, according to the QS world university rankings by subject released in 2015. The University of California, Berkley and Harvard are the only other two American institutions appearing in the top 10, rated fourth and fifth, respectively.