This week, the QS World University Rankings has released the list of the top 100 universities for architecture & built environment. As of 2015, the QS rankings highlight the world’s top universities in 36 individual subjects, based on academic reputation, employer reputation and research impact (full methodology here).  You may use the interactive table here to sort the results by performance indicator, location, and to get more details about the universities you’re looking for.

  1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) / United States
    2. The Bartlett School of Architecture | UCL (University College London) / United Kingdom
    3. Delft University of Technology / Netherlands
    4. University of California, Berkeley (UCB) / United States
    5. Harvard University / United States
    6. National University of Singapore (NUS) / Singapore
    7. ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology) / Switzerland
    8. Tsinghua University/ China
    9. University of Cambridge / United Kingdom
    10. The University of Tokyo / Japan
    11. Columbia University / United States
    12. The Hong Kong Polytechnic University / Hong Kong
    13. University of Hong Kong (HKU) / Hong Kong
    14. Politecnico di Milano / Italy
    15. The University of Melbourne / Australia
    16. Tongji University / China
    17. The University of Sydney / Australia
    18. University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) / United States
    19. Seoul National University (SNU) / South Korea
    20. University of British Columbia / Canada
    21. KTH, Royal Institute of Technology / Sweden
    22. The University of New South Wales (UNSW) / Australia
    22. Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Spain
    24. Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) / Switzerland
    25. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign / United States
    26. Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) / United States
    27. Cornell University / United States
    28. Eindhoven University of Technology / Netherlands
    29. Cardiff University / United Kingdom
    30. Stanford University / United States
    31. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile / Chile
    32. Kyoto University / Japan
    33. RMIT University / Australia
    33. Universidade de São Paulo (USP) / Brazil
    35. University of Pennsylvania / United States
    36. University of Toronto / Canada
    37. The University of Queensland (UQ) / Australia
    38. Princeton University / United States
    39. University of Salford / United Kingdom
    40. University of Newcastle / Australia
    41. Monash University / Australia
    41. Shanghai Jiao Tong University / China
    41. University of Texas at Austin / United States
    44. The University of Sheffield / United Kingdom
    45. The University of Auckland / New Zealand
    46. Technische Universität München / Germany
    47. City University of Hong Kong / Hong Kong
    48. Oxford Brookes University / United Kingdom
    49. Texas A&M University / United States
    49. University of Michigan / United States
    51-100 || Aalborg University / Denmark
    51-100 || Aalto University / Finland
    51-100 || Carnegie Mellon University / United States
    51-100 || Chalmers University of Technology / Sweden
    51-100 || Chulalongkorn University / Thailand
    51-100 || Curtin University / Australia
    51-100 || Griffith University / Australia
    51-100 || Hanyang University / South Korea
    51-100 || Illinois Institute of Technology / United States
    51-100 || Katholieke Universiteit Leuven / Belgium
    51-100 || KIT, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie / Germany
    51-100 || Korea University / South Korea
    51-100 || Lund University / Sweden
    51-100 || McGill University / Canada
    51-100 || Nanjing University / China
    51-100 || National Cheng Kung University / Taiwan
    51-100 || New York University (NYU) / United States
    51-100 || Newcastle University / United Kingdom
    51-100 || Norwegian University of Science and Technology / Norway
    51-100 || Pennsylvania State University / United States
    51-100 || Politécnica de Madrid / Spain
    51-100 || Politecnico di Torino / Italy
    51-100 || Queensland University of Technology (QUT) / Australia
    51-100 || Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen / Germany
    51-100 || Sungkyunkwan University / South Korea
    51-100 || Technion – Israel Institute of Technology / Israel
    51-100 || Technische Universität Berlin / Germany
    51-100 || Technische Universität Wien / Austria
    51-100 || The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) / Hong Kong
    51-100 || The University of Nottingham / United Kingdom
    51-100 || Tianjin University / China
    51-100 || Tohoku University / Japan
    51-100 || Universidad de Buenos Aires / Argentina
    51-100 || Universidad de Chile / Chile
    51-100 || Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) / Mexico
    51-100 || Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro / Brazil
    51-100 || Universiti Malaya (UM) / Malaysia
    51-100 || Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) / Malaysia
    51-100 || Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) / Malaysia
    51-100 || University of Bath / United Kingdom
    51-100 || University of Edinburgh / United Kingdom
    51-100 || University of Illinois, Chicago (UIC) / United States
    51-100 || University of Liverpool / United Kingdom
    51-100 || University of South Australia (UniSA) / Australia
    51-100 || University of Southern California / United States
    51-100 || University of Washington / United States
    51-100 || University of Waterloo / Canada
    51-100 || Vilnius Gediminas Technical University / Lithuania
    51-100 || Yale University / United States
    51-100 || Zhejiang University / China

Top 100 Architecture Universities in the World (2015)

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