The Top 200 Universities in the World for Architecture 2017

Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Simmons Hall, designed by Steven Holl Architects. Image © Flickr user infanticida. Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Simmons Hall, designed by Steven Holl Architects. Image © Flickr user infanticida. Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

Global higher education analysis firm Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) has released in 2017 rankings of the world’s top universities for the study of Architecture & Built Environment. This year, for the seventh edition of the survey, QS has expanded the ranking to list the world’s top 200 schools, including institutions across all six inhabited continents.

For the third year in a row, MIT has topped the list, finishing ahead of the Bartlett School of Architecture and the Delft University of Technology (TU Delft). Read on for the full rankings.

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.

Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology) / Switzerland
6. Manchester School of Architecture / United Kingdom
7. Harvard University / United States
8. University of Cambridge / United Kingdom
9. National University of Singapore (NUS) / Singapore
10. University of Hong Kong (HKU) / Hong Kong

11. Tsinghua University / China
12. Columbia University / United States
13. University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) / United States
14. Politecnico di Milano / Italy
15= The Hong Kong Polytechnic University / Hong Kong
15= The University of Sydney / Australia
17. The University of Tokyo / Japan
18. Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) / United States
19. The University of Melbourne / Australia
20. Tongji University / China
21. Cornell University / United States
22. The University of New South Wales (UNSW Australia) / Australia
23= KTH Royal Institute of Technology / Sweden
23= Stanford University / United States
25. Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)/ Switzerland
26. Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Spain
27. University of British Columbia / Canada
28. RMIT University / Australia
29= Princeton University / United States
29= Technische Universität München / Germany
31. The University of Sheffield / United Kingdom
32. University of Pennsylvania / United States
33. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign / United States
34. Seoul National University (SNU) / South Korea
35. Universidade de São Paulo (USP) / Brazil
36. University of Salford / United Kingdom
37= Kyoto University / Japan
37= Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile / Chile
39= Cardiff University / United Kingdom
39= University of Toronto / Canada
41. University of Texas at Austin / United States
42. Technische Universität Berlin / Germany
43. University of Michigan / United States
44. Katholieke Universiteit Leuven / Belgium
45. University of Newcastle / Australia
46. Politecnico di Torino / Italy
47= Eindhoven University of Technology / Netherlands
47= Loughborough University / United Kingdom
49. The University of Queensland (UQ) / Australia
50= Politécnica de Madrid / Spain
50= Yale University / United States

51-100. Aalborg University / Denmark
51-100. Aalto University / Finland
51-100. Arizona State University / United States
51-100. Carnegie Mellon University / United States
51-100. Chalmers University of Technology / Sweden
51-100. City University of Hong Kong / Hong Kong
51-100. Curtin University / Australia
51-100. Griffith University / Australia
51-100. Hanyang University / South Korea
51-100.  KIT, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie / Germany
51-100. Lund University / Sweden
51-100. McGill University / Canada
51-100. Monash University / Australia
51-100. New York University (NYU) / United States
51-100. Norwegian University of Science And Technology / Norway
51-100. Oxford Brookes University / United Kingdom
51-100. Pennsylvania State University / United States
51-100. Queensland University of Technology (QUT)/ Australia
51-100. RWTH Aachen University / Germany
51-100. Sapienza - Università di Roma / Italy
51-100. Shanghai Jiao Tong University / China
51-100. Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU) / South Korea
51-100. Technische Universität Berlin / Germany
51-100. TU Dortmund University / Germany
51-100. Texas A&M University / United States
51-100. The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)/ Hong Kong
51-100. The University of Auckland / New Zealand
51-100.  Tianjin University / China
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. Universität Stuttgart / Germany
51-100. Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)/ Malaysia
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 Cape Town / South Africa
51-100. The University of Edinburgh / United Kingdom
51-100.  University of Illinois, Chicago (UIC) / United States
51-100. University of Lisbon / Portugal
51-100. University of Liverpool / United Kingdom
51-100. University of Porto / Portugal
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. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University / United States
51-100. Yonsei University / South Korea
51-100. Zhejiang University / China

101-150. Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand / Thailand
101-150. Chulalongkorn University / Thailand
101-150. Czech Technical University In Prague / Czech Republic
101-150. Harbin Institute of Technology / China
101-150. Hokkaido University / Japan
101-150. Illinois Institute of Technology / United States
101-150. Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) / India
101-150. Istanbul Technical University / Turkey
101-150. Korea University / South Korea
101-150. Kyung Hee University / South Korea
101-150. Kyushu University / Japan
101-150. Laval University / Canada
101-150. Michigan State University / United States
101-150. Middle East Technical University / Turkey
101-150. Nanjing University / China
101-150. National Cheng Kung University / Taiwan
101-150. National Technical University of Athens / Greece
101-150. Newcastle University / United Kingdom
101-150. Rice University / United States
101-150. Southeast University / China
101-150. Technion - Israel Institute of Technology / Israel
101-150. Technische Universität Dresden / Germany
101-150. Technische Universität Wien / Austria
101-150. The University of Nottingham / United Kingdom
101-150. The University of Western Australia (UWA) / Australia
101-150. Tohoku University / Japan
101-150. Universidad de Buenos Aires / Argentina
101-150. Universidad de Los Andes Colombia / Colombia
101-150. Universidad Nacional de Colombia / Colombia
101-150. Universidad Politecnica de Valencia / Spain
101-150. Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Unicamp) / Brazil
101-150. Universidade Federal do Rio Grande Do Sul / Brazil
101-150. Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II / Italy
101-150. Università di Bologna (UNIBO) / Italy
101-150. Universita' IUAV di Venezia / Italy
101-150. Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL) / Belgium
101-150. Université de Montréal / Canada
101-150. Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) / Malaysia
101-150. Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) / Malaysia
101-150. University College Dublin (UCD) / Ireland
101-150. University of Copenhagen / Denmark
101-150. University of Florida / United States
101-150. University of Ghent / Belgium
101-150. University of Glasgow / United Kingdom
101-150. University of Minnesota / United States
101-150. University of Technology Sydney (UTS) / Australia
101-150. University of Westminster / United Kingdom
101-150. University of Wisconsin-Madison / United States
101-150. Vilnius Gediminas Technical University / Lithuania
101-150. Waseda University / Japan

151-200. Aarhus University / Denmark
151-200. Brown University / United States
151-200. Cairo University / Egypt
151-200. Chongqing University / China
151-200. Chung-Ang University / South Korea
151-200. City University of New York / United States
151-200. Concordia University / Canada
151-200. Dalian University of Technology / China
151-200. Deakin University / Australia
151-200. Fudan University / China
151-200. King Saud University (KSU) / Saudi Arabia
151-200. Nagoya University / Japan
151-200. National Chiao Tung University / Taiwan
151-200. National Taiwan University of Science and Technology / Taiwan
151-200. North Carolina State University / United States
151-200. Northumbria University at Newcastle / United Kingdom
151-200. Ohio State University / United States
151-200. Osaka University / Japan
151-200. Pusan National University / South Korea
151-200. Queen's University of Belfast / United Kingdom
151-200. Radboud University Nijmegen / Netherlands
151-200. South China University of Technology / China
151-200. Stockholm University / Sweden
151-200. Syracuse University / United States
151-200. Technische Universität Darmstadt / Germany
151-200. The University of Adelaide / Australia
151-200. Universidad de Navarra / Spain
151-200. Universidade Nova de Lisboa / Portugal
151-200. Università degli Studi di Firenze (UNIFI) / Italy
151-200. Università degli Studi Roma Tre / Italy
151-200. Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne / France
151-200. University of Aberdeen / United Kingdom
151-200. University of Arizona / United States
151-200. University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) / United States
151-200. University of Colorado at Boulder / United States
151-200. University of Dundee / United Kingdom
151-200. University of Gothenburg / Sweden
151-200. University of Maryland, College Park / United States
151-200. University of Massachusetts, Amherst / United States
151-200. University of Miami / United States
151-200. University of Pretoria / South Africa
151-200. University of Seoul / South Korea
151-200. University of Strathclyde / United Kingdom
151-200. University of Tehran / Iran
151-200. University of Twente / Netherlands
151-200. University of Ulster / United Kingdom
151-200. University of Virginia / United States
151-200. Victoria University of Wellington / New Zealand
151-200. Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam / Netherlands
151-200. Wageningen University / Netherlands

QS has produced an annual survey of universities since 2011, now comparing over 1800 institutions worldwide across 46 subjects, and rating the top universities based on academic reputation, employer reputation and research impact. Visit QS's site for the full rankings list which is sortable by subject, country or continent.

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