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#1

#1 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

Rhode Island School of Design
Providence, RI

Rhode Island School of Design is a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

17%

Annual Degrees Awarded

70

SAT Score

1,340–1,520

Est. Net Price *

$39,800

Median Starting Salary

$62,207

#2

#2 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

Harvard University
Cambridge, MA

In 2016, Harvard received a record breaking amount of first year applications: 39,044.

Acceptance Rate

3%

Annual Degrees Awarded

106

SAT Score

1,500–1,590

Est. Net Price *

$19,491

Median Starting Salary

$49,366

#3

#3 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

Columbia University in the City of New York
New York, NY

Columbia University requires all freshman students to apply online, using either The Coalition Application...

Acceptance Rate

4%

Annual Degrees Awarded

386

SAT Score

1,500–1,570

Est. Net Price *

$22,058

Median Starting Salary

$48,676

#4

#4 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Every year, Penn receives approximately 54,600 applications from prospective freshman with an acceptance...

Acceptance Rate

6%

Annual Degrees Awarded

147

SAT Score

1,500–1,560

Est. Net Price *

$26,123

Median Starting Salary

$50,789

#5

#5 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

Southern California Institute of Architecture
Los Angeles, CA

Southern California Institute of Architecture is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

60%

Annual Degrees Awarded

84

SAT Score

1,020–1,230

Est. Net Price *

$19,041

Median Starting Salary

$55,544

#6

#6 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

Wentworth Institute of Technology
Boston, MA

Generally, Wentworth Institute of Technology is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

92%

Annual Degrees Awarded

59

SAT Score

1,130–1,350

Est. Net Price *

$37,901

Median Starting Salary

$59,913

#7

#7 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

Roger Williams University
Bristol, RI

Generally, Roger Williams University is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

91%

Annual Degrees Awarded

56

SAT Score

1,140–1,290

Est. Net Price *

$37,964

Median Starting Salary

$67,826

#8

#8 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

Yale University
New Haven, CT

When applying for Yale, it is extremely important to keep in mind that they are one of the most selective...

Acceptance Rate

5%

Annual Degrees Awarded

75

SAT Score

1,490–1,570

Est. Net Price *

$18,647

Median Starting Salary

$51,285

#9

#9 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

Pratt Institute-Main
Brooklyn, NY

Pratt Institute-Main is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

50%

Annual Degrees Awarded

79

SAT Score

1,180–1,430

Est. Net Price *

$47,326

Median Starting Salary

$61,350

#10

#10 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

Lawrence Technological University
Southfield, MI

Lawrence Technological University is a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

82%

Annual Degrees Awarded

76

SAT Score

1,040–1,280

Est. Net Price *

$32,641

Median Starting Salary

$57,125

#11

#11 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI

Generally, the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor is a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

18%

Annual Degrees Awarded

115

SAT Score

1,370–1,530

Est. Net Price *

$19,318

Median Starting Salary

$55,974

#12

#12 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

Washington University in St Louis
Saint Louis, MO

Washington University in St Louis is known for being a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

12%

Annual Degrees Awarded

83

SAT Score

1,480–1,560

Est. Net Price *

$23,432

Median Starting Salary

$58,663

#13

#13 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

University of California-Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA

the University of California-Los Angeles is known for being a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

9%

Annual Degrees Awarded

109

SAT Score

1,320–1,540

Est. Net Price *

$16,999

Median Starting Salary

$50,898

#14

#14 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

Cornell University
Ithaca, NY

Cornell University is known for being a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

7%

Annual Degrees Awarded

70

SAT Score

1,470–1,570

Est. Net Price *

$26,060

Median Starting Salary

$56,893

#15

#15 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA

MIT is a very selective school, choosing to accept only 4 or 1,340 out of 34,000 applicants.

Acceptance Rate

4%

Annual Degrees Awarded

56

SAT Score

1,540–1,590

Est. Net Price *

$20,232

Median Starting Salary

$50,895

#16

#16 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

University of California-Berkeley
Berkeley, CA

In general, the University of California-Berkeley is a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

11%

Annual Degrees Awarded

91

SAT Score

1,330–1,540

Est. Net Price *

$19,257

Median Starting Salary

$50,043

#17

#17 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA

In general, the University of Southern California is a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

12%

Annual Degrees Awarded

69

SAT Score

1,450–1,550

Est. Net Price *

$36,808

Median Starting Salary

$52,422

#18

#18 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus
Atlanta, GA

Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus is a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

17%

Annual Degrees Awarded

78

SAT Score

1,380–1,550

Est. Net Price *

$17,402

Median Starting Salary

$54,049

#19

#19 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

Florida International University
Miami, FL

Overall, Florida International University is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

64%

Annual Degrees Awarded

126

SAT Score

1,070–1,250

Est. Net Price *

$9,881

Median Starting Salary

$53,274

#20

#20 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

University of Miami
Coral Gables, FL

In general, the University of Miami is a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

19%

Annual Degrees Awarded

61

SAT Score

1,340–1,480

Est. Net Price *

$36,467

Median Starting Salary

$55,403

#21

#21 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

Princeton University
Princeton, NJ

Every year, Princeton University receives about 38,000 applications.

Acceptance Rate

6%

Annual Degrees Awarded

19

SAT Score

1,490–1,570

Est. Net Price *

$18,698

Median Starting Salary

$49,903

#22

#22 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS

the University of Kansas is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

88%

Annual Degrees Awarded

74

SAT Score

1,090–1,320

Est. Net Price *

$18,950

Median Starting Salary

$58,647

#23

#23 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

University of Virginia-Main Campus
Charlottesville, VA

For students interested in applying to UVA, application packets should include none, but none are also...

Acceptance Rate

19%

Annual Degrees Awarded

46

SAT Score

1,410–1,530

Est. Net Price *

$19,469

Median Starting Salary

$58,010

#24

#24 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

Newschool of Architecture and Design
San Diego, CA

Acceptance Rate

45%

Annual Degrees Awarded

29

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$50,126

Median Starting Salary

$58,336

#25

#25 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY

Generally, the University at Buffalo is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

68%

Annual Degrees Awarded

68

SAT Score

1,200–1,390

Est. Net Price *

$18,524

Median Starting Salary

$54,856

#26

#26 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS

Kansas State University is a non selective school. They receive roughly 9,700 applications each year.

Acceptance Rate

95%

Annual Degrees Awarded

74

SAT Score

1,080–1,250

Est. Net Price *

$18,855

Median Starting Salary

$61,105

#27

#27 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

University of Washington-Seattle Campus
Seattle, WA

the University of Washington-Seattle Campus is known for being a highly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

48%

Annual Degrees Awarded

61

SAT Score

1,230–1,460

Est. Net Price *

$10,603

Median Starting Salary

$52,919

#28

#28 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX

Overall, The University of Texas at Austin is a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

31%

Annual Degrees Awarded

45

SAT Score

1,240–1,490

Est. Net Price *

$17,434

Median Starting Salary

$54,795

#29

#29 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

Rice University
Houston, TX

Rice University is a extremely selective school. The institution receives about 31,000 applications annually.

Acceptance Rate

9%

Annual Degrees Awarded

19

SAT Score

1,500–1,580

Est. Net Price *

$19,902

Median Starting Salary

$54,620

#30

#30 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Champaign, IL

In general, the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is a highly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

45%

Annual Degrees Awarded

47

SAT Score

1,330–1,510

Est. Net Price *

$14,544

Median Starting Salary

$56,415

#31

#31 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

Clemson University
Clemson, SC

Clemson University is known for being a highly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

43%

Annual Degrees Awarded

47

SAT Score

1,260–1,420

Est. Net Price *

$24,577

Median Starting Salary

$58,980

#32

#32 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Blacksburg, VA

Overall, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

57%

Annual Degrees Awarded

38

SAT Score

1,250–1,430

Est. Net Price *

$19,301

Median Starting Salary

$60,874

#33

#33 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA

In general, Carnegie Mellon University is a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

11%

Annual Degrees Awarded

13

SAT Score

1,500–1,570

Est. Net Price *

$33,499

Median Starting Salary

$58,391

#34

#34 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

University of Minnesota Twin Cities
Minneapolis, MN

Generally, the University of Minnesota Twin Cities is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

75%

Annual Degrees Awarded

35

SAT Score

1,290–1,450

Est. Net Price *

$16,018

Median Starting Salary

$59,240

#35

#35 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

Tulane University of Louisiana
New Orleans, LA

Tulane University of Louisiana is a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

11%

Annual Degrees Awarded

21

SAT Score

1,390–1,480

Est. Net Price *

$50,263

Median Starting Salary

$56,151

#36

#36 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

University of Maryland-College Park
College Park, MD

the University of Maryland-College Park is known for being a highly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

45%

Annual Degrees Awarded

24

SAT Score

1,360–1,520

Est. Net Price *

$16,210

Median Starting Salary

$56,497

#37

#37 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY

Syracuse University is a fairly selective school. They receive roughly 41,000 applications each year.

Acceptance Rate

52%

Annual Degrees Awarded

30

SAT Score

1,280–1,430

Est. Net Price *

$43,651

Median Starting Salary

$60,366

#38

#38 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

Arizona State University Campus Immersion
Tempe, AZ

Arizona State University Campus Immersion is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

90%

Annual Degrees Awarded

57

SAT Score

1,090–1,320

Est. Net Price *

$14,808

Median Starting Salary

$53,369

#39

#39 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

University of Oregon
Eugene, OR

the University of Oregon is a non selective school. The institution receives roughly 37,200 applications...

Acceptance Rate

86%

Annual Degrees Awarded

41

SAT Score

1,160–1,370

Est. Net Price *

$22,077

Median Starting Salary

$56,858

#40

#40 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus
Denver, CO

Overall, the University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus is known for being a fairly selective...

Acceptance Rate

75%

Annual Degrees Awarded

63

SAT Score

1,050–1,270

Est. Net Price *

$16,079

Median Starting Salary

$54,837

#41

#41 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Boston, MA

In general, Massachusetts College of Art and Design is a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

79%

Annual Degrees Awarded

8

SAT Score

990–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$23,737

Median Starting Salary

$63,719

#42

#42 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

Woodbury University
Burbank, CA

Woodbury University is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

63%

Annual Degrees Awarded

10

SAT Score

940–1,240

Est. Net Price *

$32,182

Median Starting Salary

$56,162

#43

#43 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Troy, NY

Generally, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

65%

Annual Degrees Awarded

8

SAT Score

1,370–1,520

Est. Net Price *

$39,127

Median Starting Salary

$58,993

#44

#44 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

North Carolina State University at Raleigh
Raleigh, NC

North Carolina State University at Raleigh is known for being a highly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

47%

Annual Degrees Awarded

17

SAT Score

1,300–1,460

Est. Net Price *

$14,852

Median Starting Salary

$56,754

#45

#45 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Amherst, MA

the University of Massachusetts-Amherst is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

64%

Annual Degrees Awarded

8

SAT Score

1,280–1,480

Est. Net Price *

$22,291

Median Starting Salary

$59,465

#46

#46 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

Illinois Institute of Technology
Chicago, IL

Illinois Institute of Technology is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

61%

Annual Degrees Awarded

31

SAT Score

1,250–1,420

Est. Net Price *

$28,702

Median Starting Salary

$51,120

#47

#47 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Charlotte, NC

In general, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

80%

Annual Degrees Awarded

40

SAT Score

1,060–1,290

Est. Net Price *

$13,951

Median Starting Salary

$55,918

#48

#48 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

Indiana University-Bloomington
Bloomington, IN

Indiana University-Bloomington is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

82%

Annual Degrees Awarded

13

SAT Score

1,220–1,420

Est. Net Price *

$16,234

Median Starting Salary

$60,653

#49

#49 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

Northeastern University
Boston, MA

Northeastern University is known for being a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

7%

Annual Degrees Awarded

26

SAT Score

1,450–1,550

Est. Net Price *

$35,827

Median Starting Salary

$57,453

#50

#50 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

Miami University-Oxford
Oxford, OH

Overall, Miami University-Oxford is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

88%

Annual Degrees Awarded

7

SAT Score

1,230–1,380

Est. Net Price *

$23,031

Median Starting Salary

$60,505

#51

#51 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

Montana State University
Bozeman, MT

Montana State University is a fairly selective school. The institution receives approximately 28,800...

Acceptance Rate

73%

Annual Degrees Awarded

39

SAT Score

1,060–1,290

Est. Net Price *

$17,250

Median Starting Salary

$57,436

#52

#52 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

Iowa State University
Ames, IA

Iowa State University is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

90%

Annual Degrees Awarded

25

SAT Score

1,090–1,320

Est. Net Price *

$15,310

Median Starting Salary

$60,378

#53

#53 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

New Jersey Institute of Technology
Newark, NJ

New Jersey Institute of Technology is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

66%

Annual Degrees Awarded

13

SAT Score

1,200–1,460

Est. Net Price *

$17,762

Median Starting Salary

$51,474

#54

#54 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

The New School
New York, NY

The New School is a fairly selective school. They receive roughly 9,520 applications each year.

Acceptance Rate

57%

Annual Degrees Awarded

35

SAT Score

1,170–1,370

Est. Net Price *

$55,480

Median Starting Salary

$56,322

#55

#55 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

California College of the Arts
San Francisco, CA

In general, California College of the Arts is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

76%

Annual Degrees Awarded

15

SAT Score

940–1,220

Est. Net Price *

$47,862

Median Starting Salary

$58,382

#56

#56 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago, IL

Generally, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

79%

Annual Degrees Awarded

25

SAT Score

1,080–1,240

Est. Net Price *

$53,923

Median Starting Salary

$58,699

#57

#57 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

University of Detroit Mercy
Detroit, MI

In general, the University of Detroit Mercy is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

91%

Annual Degrees Awarded

19

SAT Score

980–1,220

Est. Net Price *

$18,197

Median Starting Salary

$56,188

#58

#58 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus
Norman, OK

Generally, the University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

73%

Annual Degrees Awarded

17

SAT Score

1,140–1,340

Est. Net Price *

$22,601

Median Starting Salary

$56,135

#59

#59 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

Temple University
Philadelphia, PA

Temple University is a somewhat selective school. The school receives about 38,700 applications every...

Acceptance Rate

80%

Annual Degrees Awarded

24

SAT Score

1,030–1,250

Est. Net Price *

$23,935

Median Starting Salary

$60,516

#60

#60 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

University of Cincinnati-Main Campus
Cincinnati, OH

Generally, the University of Cincinnati-Main Campus is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

86%

Annual Degrees Awarded

25

SAT Score

1,180–1,350

Est. Net Price *

$20,149

Median Starting Salary

$57,327

#61

#61 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, PA

Generally, Thomas Jefferson University is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

89%

Annual Degrees Awarded

19

SAT Score

1,150–1,360

Est. Net Price *

$28,110

Median Starting Salary

$55,837

#62

#62 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lincoln, NE

the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

79%

Annual Degrees Awarded

24

SAT Score

1,110–1,320

Est. Net Price *

$16,805

Median Starting Salary

$60,033

#63

#63 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ

the University of Arizona is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

87%

Annual Degrees Awarded

10

SAT Score

1,110–1,360

Est. Net Price *

$17,075

Median Starting Salary

$55,692

#64

#64 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

The University of Texas at Arlington
Arlington, TX

The University of Texas at Arlington is a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

81%

Annual Degrees Awarded

45

SAT Score

1,000–1,240

Est. Net Price *

$14,262

Median Starting Salary

$55,329

#65

#65 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

Savannah College of Art and Design
Savannah, GA

Savannah College of Art and Design is a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

82%

Annual Degrees Awarded

16

SAT Score

1,060–1,300

Est. Net Price *

$45,976

Median Starting Salary

$60,458

#66

#66 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

University of Idaho
Moscow, ID

In general, the University of Idaho is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

74%

Annual Degrees Awarded

29

SAT Score

1,000–1,260

Est. Net Price *

$14,954

Median Starting Salary

$56,959

#67

#67 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

New York Institute of Technology
Old Westbury, NY

New York Institute of Technology is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

76%

Annual Degrees Awarded

22

SAT Score

1,130–1,370

Est. Net Price *

$22,494

Median Starting Salary

$55,211

#68

#68 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT

the University of Utah is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

89%

Annual Degrees Awarded

21

SAT Score

1,130–1,350

Est. Net Price *

$12,399

Median Starting Salary

$54,248

#69

#69 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

The University of Texas at San Antonio
San Antonio, TX

The University of Texas at San Antonio is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

87%

Annual Degrees Awarded

36

SAT Score

1,010–1,230

Est. Net Price *

$12,664

Median Starting Salary

$55,904

#70

#70 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

Andrews University
Berrien Springs, MI

Andrews University is a non selective school. The institution receives roughly 1,200 applications each year.

Acceptance Rate

91%

Annual Degrees Awarded

11

SAT Score

1,080–1,350

Est. Net Price *

$24,194

Median Starting Salary

$58,594

#71

#71 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

University of Houston
Houston, TX

Overall, the University of Houston is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

66%

Annual Degrees Awarded

15

SAT Score

1,160–1,340

Est. Net Price *

$14,056

Median Starting Salary

$53,469

#72

#72 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester, NY

Generally, Rochester Institute of Technology is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

67%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,290–1,460

Est. Net Price *

$39,600

Median Starting Salary

$57,472

#73

#73 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College
Baton Rouge, LA

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College is a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

76%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

1,140–1,320

Est. Net Price *

$21,296

Median Starting Salary

$56,910

#74

#74 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

University of Hartford
West Hartford, CT

the University of Hartford is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

83%

Annual Degrees Awarded

12

SAT Score

1,090–1,300

Est. Net Price *

$31,687

Median Starting Salary

$60,874

#75

#75 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

South Dakota State University
Brookings, SD

South Dakota State University is a non selective school. They receive roughly 6,400 applications every...

Acceptance Rate

86%

Annual Degrees Awarded

12

SAT Score

1,010–1,220

Est. Net Price *

$18,160

Median Starting Salary

$61,635

#76

#76 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

Kent State University at Kent
Kent, OH

In general, Kent State University at Kent is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

88%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

980–1,220

Est. Net Price *

$19,046

Median Starting Salary

$58,584

#77

#77 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

CUNY City College
New York, NY

CUNY City College is a fairly selective school. The institution receives roughly 34,000 applications...

Acceptance Rate

67%

Annual Degrees Awarded

31

SAT Score

1,060–1,280

Est. Net Price *

$5,181

Median Starting Salary

$52,641

#78

#78 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

Washington State University
Pullman, WA

Washington State University is a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

83%

Annual Degrees Awarded

24

SAT Score

1,030–1,220

Est. Net Price *

$17,911

Median Starting Salary

$56,669

#79

#79 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

Art Center College of Design
Pasadena, CA

Acceptance Rate

71%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$53,617

Median Starting Salary

$56,741

#80

#80 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

Ball State University
Muncie, IN

Generally, Ball State University is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

69%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,100–1,270

Est. Net Price *

$12,615

Median Starting Salary

$61,586

#81

#81 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

University of New Mexico-Main Campus
Albuquerque, NM

the University of New Mexico-Main Campus is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

96%

Annual Degrees Awarded

18

SAT Score

970–1,210

Est. Net Price *

$10,633

Median Starting Salary

$54,684

#82

#82 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

Kean University
Union, NJ

Kean University is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

83%

Annual Degrees Awarded

13

SAT Score

900–1,170

Est. Net Price *

$10,747

Median Starting Salary

$58,148

#83

#83 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

University of Nevada-Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV

Generally, the University of Nevada-Las Vegas is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

85%

Annual Degrees Awarded

16

SAT Score

980–1,190

Est. Net Price *

$13,159

Median Starting Salary

$55,856

#84

#84 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

Morgan State University
Baltimore, MD

Morgan State University is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

85%

Annual Degrees Awarded

12

SAT Score

890–1,070

Est. Net Price *

$13,956

Median Starting Salary

$56,672

#85

#85 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

University of Memphis
Memphis, TN

the University of Memphis is a non selective school. They receive about 15,800 applications each year.

Acceptance Rate

95%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

930–1,190

Est. Net Price *

$13,873

Median Starting Salary

$54,846

#86

#86 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI

the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

86%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

970–1,180

Est. Net Price *

$16,551

Median Starting Salary

$57,947

#87

#87 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

New York School of Interior Design
New York, NY

New York School of Interior Design is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

65%

Annual Degrees Awarded

14

SAT Score

1,050–1,280

Est. Net Price *

$35,102

Median Starting Salary

$56,396

#88

#88 Best College for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology in the U.S.

Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus
University Park, PA

Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

55%

Annual Degrees Awarded

10

SAT Score

1,220–1,400

Est. Net Price *

$26,747

Median Starting Salary

$57,157

*The estimated net prices above are College Raptor’s estimate. Please contact the college financial aid office for actual net cost figures.

About Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology

A program that focuses on the application of advanced technology to building design and construction, retrofitting existing buildings, and efficient operation of buildings, including lighting and daylight design, acoustics, solar design, building conservation, and energy-conscious design. Includes instruction in architecture, building technology, civil and structural engineering, mechanical engineering, environmental control systems, sustainability, and computer tools and applications.

Of the 3,687 Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology degrees granted each year at the Masters degree level, men make up 48% percent and women make up 52% percent of the area of study. Did you know that New York has more students graduating with a degree in Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology than any other state? In fact, New York awarded 747 degrees last year! The average starting salary for an undergraduate degree in Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology is $43,920.

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Careers

The highest paying job for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology majors is Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary. But, another thing to consider is how many job openings there currently is. A career that is in high need that a degree in Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology can prepare you for is Architectural and Engineering Managers.

Top Paying Careers

These are the highest paying careers for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology majors.

Most In-Demand Careers

These are the careers in highest demand for Architectural and Building Sciences/Technology majors.

Student Demographics

Total Students
3,687
Female Students
1,927 (52%)
Male Students
1,760 (47%)

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