Nation's Top Interior Design and Architecture Schools and Colleges, 2003

Top 15 interior design programsTop 15 architecture programs
1. University of Cincinnati1. Harvard University
2. Pratt Institute2. California Polytechnic State University
3. Kansas State University3. University of Cincinnati
4. Syracuse University4. Cornell University
5. Cornell University5. Yale University
6. Arizona State University6. Kansas State University*
7. Fashion Institute of Technology, SUNY6. University of Texas at Austin*
8. Harrington Institute of Interior Design*8. University of Michigan*
8. University of Florida*8. University of Pennsylvania*
10. California College of Arts & Crafts*10. Auburn University*
10. University of Oregon*10. Columbia University*
10. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University*10. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign*
13. Auburn University*14. Ball State University*
13. Lawrence Technological University*14. Massachusetts Institute of Technology*
13. Michigan State University*14. Texas A&M University*
13. New York School of Interior Design*14. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University*

An * represents a tie between schools. Thus, architecture schools tied for 6th, 8th, 10th and 14th-place, and interior design programs tied for 8th, 10th, and 13th place.

Source: Almanac of Architecture & Design and DesignInelligence