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General Architecture Schools in Virginia

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

A General Architecture major is the 92nd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of General Architecture Majors in Virginia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 149
Master’s Degree 117
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 6
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 6
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 6

Gender Distribution

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

General Architecture Majors in VA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 6.6%
  • Black or African American: 6.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.6%
  • White: 46.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 30.1%
  • Other Races: 4.4%
General Architecture Majors in VA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Architecture Grads in Virginia

6,810 people in the state and 299,530 in the nation are employed in jobs related to architecture.

General Architecture Jobs Nationwide vs. VA

Wages for General Architecture Jobs in Virginia

In this state, architecture grads earn an average of $85,380. Nationwide, they make an average of $99,320.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 3 colleges in Virginia that offer architecture degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:


Virginia Tech

157 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
34,683 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 67% of students receive it. The 1.60% student loan default rate is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $48,000 after earning their degree at this institution.

101 Degrees in Major Awarded
93% Graduation Rate
24,639 Total Students

The 1.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. 59% of students get financical aid. In their early career, University of Virginia grads earn an average salary of $50,300.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
4,321 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.44 years to graduate. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $28,568. 95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

General Architecture Careers in VA

Some of the careers architecture majors go into include:

Job Title VA Job Growth VA Median Salary
Architecture Professors 20% $76,750
Architectural and Engineering Managers 8% $148,970
Architects 4% $83,040

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

Major Annual Graduates in VA
Urban & Regional Planning 55
Landscape Architecture 24
Architectural Sciences 13
Architectural History 9
Environmental Design 3

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