Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Architecture and the types of students that study this field. University of Michigan-Ann Arbor awards the most degrees in graphic design in the US, but Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture and Southern California Institute of Architecture have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Architecture. Tuition costs for Architecture majors are, on average, $7,678 for in-state public colleges, and $43,248 for out of state private colleges. The largest share of institutions with Architecture programs are Public, 4-year or above institutions.
Information on the businesses and industries that employ Architecture and Related Services graduates and on wages and locations for those in the field. Architectural, engineering & related services is the industry that employs the most Architecture and Related Services majors both by share and by number, though the highest paying industry for Architecture and Related Services majors, by average wage, is Offices of physicians.
Demographic information on those who earn a degree in Architecture and Related Services in the US. The average age of a person in the workforce with a degree in Architecture and Related Services is 43.5, and the most common degree type these workers hold is a Bachelor's degree. Male employees are more likey to hold Architecture and Related Services degrees, and White students earn the majority (5,277) of the degrees.
Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the Architecture field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Architecture majors need many skills, but most especially Reading Comprehension. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Architecture majors need more than the average amount of Management of Financial Resources, Management of Material Resources, and Mathematics.
These two visualizations, one a radial chart and one a bar chart, show the same information, a rating of how necessary the following skills are for Architecture majors. Toggle between "value" and "RCA" to see the absolute rating of that skill (value) and the revealed comparative advantage (RCA), or how much greater or lesser that skill's rating is than the average. The longer the bar or the closer the line comes to the circumference of the circle, the more important that skill is. The importance of Management of Financial Resources is very distinctive for
majors, but the Reading Comprehension, Critical Thinking, and Speaking are the three most important skills for people in the field.