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General Architecture Schools in California

709 Architecture students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A General Architecture major is the 129th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of General Architecture Majors in California

Architecture majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 585
Master’s Degree 116
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 8
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 8
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 8

Gender Distribution

In California, a architecture major is more popular with men than with women.

General Architecture Majors in CA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of architecture majors in California is as follows:

  • Asian: 14.2%
  • Black or African American: 2.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 21.3%
  • White: 26.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 26.1%
  • Other Races: 9.0%
General Architecture Majors in CA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Architecture Grads in California

In this state, there are 45,520 people employed in jobs related to an architecture degree, compared to 299,530 nationwide.

General Architecture Jobs Nationwide vs. CA

Wages for General Architecture Jobs in California

Architecture grads earn an average of $98,610 in the state and $99,320 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 11 colleges in California that offer architecture degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

163 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
537 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.43 years. The student loan default rate is 8.00% which is lower than average. 10% of the teachers are full time.

150 Degrees in Major Awarded
92% Graduation Rate
42,501 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.19 years to graduate. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $14,846. The student loan default rate is 2.00% which is lower than average.

136 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
22,013 Total Students

A typical student attending Cal Poly San Luis Obispo will pay a net price of $20,592. 64% of students get financical aid. The average student takes 4.46 years to complete their degree at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.

79 Degrees in Major Awarded
46% Graduation Rate
1,173 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $34,800 after graduation. The student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1. 94% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

63 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
26,598 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 47%. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $12,842. It takes the average student 4.96 years to graduate.

40 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
1,805 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 21%. In their early career, California College of the Arts grads earn an average salary of $29,400. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
91% Graduation Rate
44,537 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $44,500 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. 64% of students get financical aid.

25 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
10,486 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 95% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. The student loan default rate of 4.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
10,713 Total Students

42% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 85% of students receive it. The student loan default rate of 2.10% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
92% Graduation Rate
47,310 Total Students

59% of the teachers are full time. Graduates earn an average $53,800 after graduation. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $30,453.

General Architecture Careers in CA

Some of the careers architecture majors go into include:

Job Title CA Job Growth CA Median Salary
Architectural and Engineering Managers 9% $164,290
Architects 6% $87,180

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to architecture.

Major Annual Graduates in CA
Architectural Sciences 1,090
Urban & Regional Planning 467
Real Estate Development 172
Landscape Architecture 134
Environmental Design 50
Interior Architecture 28
Architectural History 18
Other Architecture 9

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