CLEMSON — Clemson University’s graduate architecture program once more continues to be named one of the nation’s very best in a yearly ranking of accredited programs within the U.S.
DesignIntelligence magazine has rated Clemson seventh among public institutions and 19th overall across the country within the annual publication “America’s Best Architecture and style Schools.”
Within the overall list, Harvard, Cornell and Yale are rated first, second and third.
“Clemson’s School of Architecture is proud and very happy to be recognized once more among America’s best graduate programs in architecture, ” stated Kate Schwennsen, director from the school. “This recognition in the nation’s practices encourages us to carry on planning graduates for growing the roles and duties from the twenty-first century architect through marketing large, beautiful, innovative, theoretical ideas, however with a similarly strong proclivity to make and doing, to get our hands dirty, for positively and collaboratively engaging with industry, practice, people and places, along with the critical issues in our time.Inches
Now in the 16th year, the DesignIntelligence survey is carried out yearly by Greenway Communications for that Design Futures Council, an interdisciplinary network of design, product and construction leaders. Based on the publication, near to 1, 500 professional practice firms took part in 2010 survey.
The DesignIntelligence ranking is produced usually by employers’ response one question: “In your firm’s employing experience previously 5 years, which from the following schools would be best planning students for achievement out there?Inches
Another survey measures student opinions regarding their programs. This season, 2, 775 undergraduate and graduate architecture students registered their sights. 90-6 % of Clemson participants stated they feel they’ll be-ready for their profession upon graduation.
Richard Goodstein, dean from the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities, stated, “This survey implies that companies think Clemson architecture grads are very well ready for the profession. That’s wonderful news, but better still our students feel exactly the same way. We're thrilled and grateful with this across the country exclusive endorsement of Clemson’s School of Architecture.”
Also of great interest:
- Clemson’s graduate program was incorporated in a listing of 10 institutions reported for “Cross-Disciplinary Working together.”
- Both architecture program and Clemson’s undergraduate enter in landscape architecture were rated “Top Schools within the South.”