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Master’s Degrees in Architectural Sciences & Technology

2,803 Yearly Graduations
$47,600 Median Salary
$72,000 Median Debt
There are 62 colleges and univerities across the nation that offer a master's degree in architect science. Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were men, and 17% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 47.9% of architect science graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Architect Science Majors

In 2018-2019, 2,803 earned their master's degree in architect science. This earns it the #58 spot on the list of the most popular master's degree programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in architect science at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 2,803
Bachelor’s Degree 1,864
Associate’s Degree 444
Basic Certificate 224
Undergraduate Certificate 89
Doctor’s Degree 12
Graduate Certificate 12

Earnings of Architect Science Majors With Master’s Degrees

The median salary for graduates holding a master's degree in architect science is $47,600. This number may vary for a lot of reasons. For instance, you may decide to move to a location where people with your degree are rare and make more money.

A better approximation of salary is to look at the typical range of salaries. In this case the low is $47,050 and the high is $62,250.

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Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding a master's degree in architect science is $72,000. The length of time it takes you to graduate and what college you attend can affect this number quite a bit.

The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $139,389 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $55,628.

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Those students who are paying back their debt on a 10-year repayment plan have a median monthly payment of $839.

Student Diversity

More men than women pursue master's degrees in architect science. About 51.8% of graduates in this field are male.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 1,453
Women 1,350
Gender Diversity of Master's Degrees in Architect Science

The racial-ethnic distribution of architect science master’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 143
Black or African American 69
Hispanic or Latino 222
White 903
International Students 1,344
Other Races/Ethnicities 122
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Architect Science Master's Degree Students

There are 62 colleges that offer a master’s degree in architect science. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

242 Yearly Graduations
51% Women
16% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for architect science students seekinga master's degree is Columbia University in the City of New York. Roughly 31,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $57,763 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $47,600 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 242 people received their master's degree in architect science from Columbia. Of these students, 51% were women and 16% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#2

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, Michigan
192 Yearly Graduations
50% Women
15% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 2nd most popular school in the country for architect science majors who are seeking their master's degree is University of Michigan - Ann Arbor. Roughly 48,000 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $16,212 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $23,890 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 192 master's degrees were handed out to architect science majors at U-M. Around 15% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 50% were women.

#3

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
155 Yearly Graduations
55% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Pennsylvania is the 3rd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in architect science. Each year, around 26,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $51,156 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $36,254 per year.

The architect science program at University of Pennsylvania awarded 155 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 14% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 55% were women.

#4

University of California - Los Angeles

Los Angeles, California
141 Yearly Graduations
51% Women
9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of California - Los Angeles is the 4th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in architect science. Each year, around 44,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,442 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,442 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 141 master's degrees were handed out to architect science majors at UCLA. About 51% of this group were women, and 9% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

119 Yearly Graduations
47% Women
16% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Southern California Institute of Architecture is the 5th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in architect science. Roughly 400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $45,292 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $45,292 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 119 master's degrees were handed out to architect science majors at SCI-Arc. About 47% of this group were women, and 16% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#6

Harvard University

Cambridge, Massachusetts
113 Yearly Graduations
48% Women
22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Harvard University comes in at #6 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in architect science. Roughly 31,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $47,730 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $48,008 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 113 master's degrees were handed out to architect science majors at Harvard. Of these students, 48% were women and 22% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

97 Yearly Graduations
47% Women
18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 7th most popular school in the country for architect science majors who are seeking their master's degree is University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Each year, around 51,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $14,188 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,997 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 97 master's degrees were handed out to architect science majors at UIUC. About 47% of this group were women, and 18% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

95 Yearly Graduations
46% Women
22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 8th most popular school in the country for architect science majors who are seeking their master's degree is Georgia Institute of Technology - Main Campus. Each year, around 36,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,258 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,064 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 95 people received their master's degree in architect science from Georgia Tech. About 46% of this group were women, and 22% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#9

Pratt Institute - Main

Brooklyn, New York
92 Yearly Graduations
59% Women
15% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 9th most popular school in the country for architect science majors who are seeking their master's degree is Pratt Institute - Main. Each year, around 5,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $51,754 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $33,246 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 92 master's degrees were handed out to architect science majors at Pratt Institute. Around 15% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 59% were women.

#10

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, California
87 Yearly Graduations
47% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Southern California is the 10th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in architect science. Each year, around 48,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $57,256 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $46,272 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 87 master's degrees were handed out to architect science majors at USC. Of these students, 47% were women and 17% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#11

Kansas State University

Manhattan, Kansas
80 Yearly Graduations
39% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Kansas State University is the 11th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in architect science. Each year, around 21,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,735 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,212 per year.

The architect science program at Kansas State University awarded 80 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 19% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 39% were women.

#12

Washington University in St Louis

Saint Louis, Missouri
75 Yearly Graduations
49% Women
13% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Washington University in St Louis is the 12th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in architect science. Roughly 16,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $54,250 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $54,250 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 75 master's degrees were handed out to architect science majors at WUSTL. About 49% of this group were women, and 13% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#13

Rhode Island School of Design

Providence, Rhode Island
72 Yearly Graduations
65% Women
10% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Rhode Island School of Design comes in at #13 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in architect science. Each year, around 2,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $51,800 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $51,800 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 72 people received their master's degree in architect science from RISD. About 65% of this group were women, and 10% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#14

Tulane University of Louisiana

New Orleans, Louisiana
67 Yearly Graduations
52% Women
18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 14th most popular school in the country for architect science majors who are seeking their master's degree is Tulane University of Louisiana. Each year, around 12,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $52,760 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $54,918 per year.

The architect science program at Tulane University of Louisiana awarded 67 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 18% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 52% were women.

67 Yearly Graduations
46% Women
13% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus comes in at #14 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in architect science. Roughly 24,900 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,920 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $6,786 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 67 people received their master's degree in architect science from CU Anschutz. Of these students, 46% were women and 13% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#16

University of California - Berkeley

Berkeley, California
55 Yearly Graduations
47% Women
16% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 16th most popular school in the country for architect science majors who are seeking their master's degree is University of California - Berkeley. Roughly 43,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,442 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,442 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 55 master's degrees were handed out to architect science majors at UC Berkeley. About 47% of this group were women, and 16% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#17

Cornell University

Ithaca, New York
54 Yearly Graduations
35% Women
22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 17th most popular school in the country for architect science majors who are seeking their master's degree is Cornell University. Each year, around 24,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $56,550 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $29,500 per year.

The architect science program at Cornell University awarded 54 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 22% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 35% were women.

#18

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

Minneapolis, Minnesota
51 Yearly Graduations
45% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 18th most popular school in the country for architect science majors who are seeking their master's degree is University of Minnesota - Twin Cities. Each year, around 51,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $13,318 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $17,580 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 51 people received their master's degree in architect science from UMN Twin Cities. About 45% of this group were women, and 12% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#19

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, Massachusetts
47 Yearly Graduations
47% Women
30% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Massachusetts Institute of Technology comes in at #19 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in architect science. Roughly 11,500 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $53,450 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $53,450 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 47 master's degrees were handed out to architect science majors at MIT. Of these students, 47% were women and 30% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#20

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Charlotte, North Carolina
46 Yearly Graduations
46% Women
26% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of North Carolina at Charlotte comes in at #20 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in architect science. Roughly 29,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $3,812 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $4,337 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 46 people received their master's degree in architect science from UNC Charlotte. About 46% of this group were women, and 26% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to architect science that offer master’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
General Architecture 1,780
Urban & Regional Planning 1,690
Landscape Architecture 414
Real Estate Development 344
Interior Architecture 169

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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