Architecture Schools In Pennsylvania

There are 21 accredited architecture schools in Pennsylvania for faculty who teach architecture classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the architecture academic community in Pennsylvania, and the future trends in architecture training at the following levels:

  • Architecture Certificate
  • Associates degree in Architecture
  • Bachelors degree in Architecture
  • Masters degree in Architecture
  • PhD degree in Architecture


Schools

  1. Carnegie Mellon University

    5000 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213-3890

    23 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Chatham University

    Woodland Rd, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Delaware County Community College

    901 S Media Line Rd, Media, Pennsylvania 19063-1094

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Drexel University

    3141 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

    88 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg

    1 HACC Dr., Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17110-2999

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Haverford College

    370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, Pennsylvania 19041-1392

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus

    1011 South Dr 201 Sutton Hall, Indiana, Pennsylvania 15705-1098

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Keystone College

    One College Green, La Plume, Pennsylvania 18440-0200

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. La Roche College

    9000 Babcock Blvd, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15237-5898

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. Lehigh University

    27 Memorial Drive West, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015

    38 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. Northampton County Area Community College

    3835 Green Pond Rd, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18020-7599

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. Pennsylvania Institute of Technology

    800 Manchester Ave, Media, Pennsylvania 19063-4098

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus

    201 Old Main, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802-1589

    45 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  14. University of Pennsylvania

    1 College Hall 34th and Spruce Sts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6303

    5 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  15. Philadelphia University

    School House Lane and Henry Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19144-5497

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  16. Community College of Philadelphia

    1700 Spring Garden St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19130-3991

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  17. Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology

    750 E King St, Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17602-3198

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  18. Temple University

    1801 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122-6096

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  19. Pennsylvania College of Technology

    One College Ave, Williamsport, Pennsylvania 17701-5799

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  20. Pennsylvania Highlands Community College

    101 Community College Way, Johnstown, Pennsylvania 15904

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  21. Forbes Road Career and Technology Center

    607 Beatty Rd, Monroeville, Pennsylvania 15146

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Pennsylvania Vs. National Architecture Employment

Pennsylvania 8,830
National 194,050

Of all of the architecture professionals that work in the US, approximately 5% work in Pennsylvania state.

Employment Growth for Architecture professionals In Pennsylvania

9,960 10,370 10,840 10,200 8,830
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of architecture professionals is shrinking in Pennsylvania. In Pennsylvania, 1,130 less architecture professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 11% decline in the field. This decline is slower than the change in the number of architecture professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of architecture professionals has shrunk by 16% from 2006 to 2010.

Architecture VS. All Professions salaries in Pennsylvania

$54,387 $57,727 $60,613 $61,830 $61,863
$44,448 $45,778 $47,594 $49,448 $50,581
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Architecture
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by architecture professionals is increasing in Pennsylvania. The mean salary for architecture professionals in 2006 was $54,387 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $61,863 per year.

Salary percentiles for Architecture professionals in Pennsylvania

10th percentile
$37,623
25th percentile
$46,177
50th percentile
$57,647
75th percentile
$73,433
90th percentile
$93,570

This represents a 12% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of architecture, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid architecture professionals earning 149% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Pennsylvania state.

Average Salaries for Architecture professionals and related professions in Pennsylvania

Architecture
$61,863
Civil Engineering
$55,800
Design
$49,751
Drafting
$48,732

Architecture professionals in Pennsylvania earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Architecture programs available for each degree type for all schools in Pennsylvania

associate
11
bachelor
20
master
12
doctor
4
Certificate
6
Total53

As the number of architecture professionals is decreasing in Pennsylvania state, the number of students graduating from the 21 accredited architecture schools in Pennsylvania state is increasing. In Pennsylvania, there were 744 graduates in 2006. And there were 960 graduates from architecture courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of architecture school degree or certificate graduates in Pennsylvania by 29%. A majority of these graduates, or 38%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in architecture.

Architecture Faculty Salaries in Pennsylvania

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