QS releases 2016 international architecture school rankings
Every year, a host of lists emerge ranking architecture schools around the world. For some, they serve as a useful guide to choosing where to pursue their studies. For others, the lists are subjective and have little real value.QS World University Rankings has just released its 2016 rankings for... View full entry
MIT named #1 architecture school in the world
For the second year in a row, MIT has been named the top university in the world for architecture/built environment in the latest subject rankings from QS World University Rankings. In art and design, the Institute ranked No. 2 globally, a jump from fourth position in 2015. Ten other subject areas at MIT were ranked No. 1.
“This ranking is testament to the success of the MIT model of research and teaching and its global commitment to address complex societal problems,” says [Dean] Hashim Sarkis
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DI releases Design School Rankings for 2013
This year’s rankings by deans, administrators, students and practitioners show that there is considerable quality in design schools but also reveals an unrelenting and increasingly dynamic restlessness for renewed strength and fresh relevance. Any drifting away from quality expectations is most certainly the enemy to the design professions of the future.
Architecture, Graduate 1 Harvard University 2 Columbia University 3 Yale University 4 Massachusetts Institute of Technology 5 Cornell University Architecture, Undergraduate 1 Cornell University 2 Southern California Institute of Architecture 3 Rice University 3 Syracuse University 5 California... View full entry