Cornell’s B.Arch. program is ranked Number One among the top 20 architecture programs in the U.S. for the fourth time. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, also known as Virginia Tech, is ranked 2nd nationally in 2009. The DesignIntelligence (DI) 2008 ranked Virginia Tech's undergraduate architecture and urban/regional studies program at first place nationally among both public and private universities.

Rankings of the top 20 architecture programs (Undergraduate) from the DI survey:

1. Cornell University
2. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
3. California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
4. Rhode Island School of Design
4. Syracuse University
6. University of Texas at Austin
7. Carnegie Mellon University
8. Rice University
9. Boston Architectural College
10. University of Notre Dame
11. Pennsylvania State University
12. Auburn University
12. Illinois Institute of Technology
12. Iowa State University
12. Pratt Institute
12. University of Arizona
12. University of Southern California
18. University of Oregon
19. Southern California Institute of Architecture
20. Cooper Union
20. Oklahoma State University
20. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
20. University of Arkansas

Source: DesignIntelligence 2009

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