How to choose an Architecture school
The following is a list of resources that can be used when choosing an Architecture school.

Questions to ask when choosing an Architecture school

Click on the link above to view questions that you should ask when looking at architecture schools including questions on accreditation, curriculum and degree types. This information was compiled by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA)

ACSA Guide to Architecture Schools

Background: The Guide to Architecture Schools is the only complete survey of all accredited professional architecture programs in the United States and Canada. An invaluable reference to the prospective student, graduate student, educators, administrators, counselors, and practitioners, this newly revised edition of the Guide contains descriptions of all 125 full and candidate member schools. You can purchase this book from ACSA (for $24.95) by clicking on the link above.

Degree Types

Click on the link above to learn more information about the different types of architecture degrees Also, learn the difference between an "accredited" and "non-accredited" degree and what that means to you when choosing an architecture program.


Accredited Architecture Programs

Click on the link above to view a list of NAAB accredited architecture programs in the United States. The National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) is the sole agency authorized to accredit US professional degree programs in architecture. Since most state registration boards in the United States require any applicant for licensure to have graduated from a NAAB-accredited program, obtaining such a degree is an essential aspect of preparing for the professional practice of architecture.

Architectural Record Guide to Architectural Education

Background: There is a new online source for information on NAAB accredited architecture programs across the country. Architectural Record has compiled a chart that provides information on each program’s tuition for the 2002-2003 school year, degree type, and accreditation. Links to the schools' Web sites are also available for further exploration. All information was provided by the individual schools.The chart is intended only as a guide, and the information may change without notice. You will need to contact individual schools for further information.