Landscape architecture and architecture programs remain among nation’s best

Penn State's programs in landscape architecture and architecture remain in elite company in latest rankings by Design Intelligence. Credit: Janejira KalsmithAll Rights Reserved.

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Penn State programs in landscape architecture and architecture within the Stuckeman School again rank as two of the best in the nation, according to the latest Design Intelligence rankings.

The undergraduate program in landscape architecture (Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree) ranks third on the 2018-19 list and remains as the top public university program in the East. The program is also ranked among the top-10 schools nationally in 10 of the 12 focus areas within the discipline. The architecture undergraduate program (Bachelor of Architecture degree) remains unchanged at No. 19 and is seventh among public universities in the United States.

At the graduate level, the landscape architecture program (Master of Landscape Architecture degree) is ranked 11th. 

Penn State’s programs soared in the category of “Schools Most Hired From by Firms,” placing first for landscape architecture and third for architecture in their respective graduating class size groups.

complete list of the 2018-19 rankings and the methodology behind them can be found on the Design Intelligence website.

Last Updated November 05, 2020