ACSA Institutional Data Report 2019


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ACSA Institutional Data Report 2019

Founded in 1912 to advance the quality of architectural education, the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) represents all accredited programs and their faculty across the United States and Canada, as well as non-accredited and international affiliate members around the world. The ACSA Institutional Data Report combined data collected by ACSA with data reported to the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB), the Integrated Postsecondary Educational Data System (IPEDS), the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education and other architecture organizations to investigate current and historical metrics of institutional effectiveness and begin to allow for peer institution comparisons. The report details more than 530 architecture degree programs at 148 institutions including trends in student enrollment, an index of schools by program size, statistics on college entrance examinations, and regional reporting on student faculty ratios and on-time graduation rates.

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Architecture Within Academic Institutional Structures

What is the place of ACSA programs within the structure of their institutions? Who are ACSA's deans, directors, heads, and chairs? 

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Professor and Administrator Salaries in Architecture

How much do architecture professors and deans earn relative to their counterparts from other majors?

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ACSA Atlas

Atlas is an ongoing project examining architectural education in relationship to demographics, higher education, the profession, and the economy. 

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Visualizing Archinect's Architecture Salary Poll

Browse career stories from nearly 4,000 people, and dive into the data through interactives and charts.

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The State of Community Design

Charts and maps exploring and summarizing the data contained in ACSA's community Design Directory.

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Community Design Directory

Information on over two hundred academic, nonprofit, and private sector organizations using their architecture-related expertise to advance the public good.

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ACSA Budget and Enrollment Survey

ACSA's annual report on budget, applications, enrollment, and faculty staffing, at member schools in the U.S., Canada, and abroad.

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Architecture Graduate Survey

This data gathering effort aims to learn more about the priorities and activities of recent architecture graduates, and it is now ready to launch. We hope your school will participate!

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Architect Wages in U.S. and Canada

These interactive graphics allow you to explore wages by median, high, and low values across North American cities and states/provinces, in order to better understand compensation in architecture.

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Where are the Women?

The farther up you look in the world of architecture, the fewer women you see. We’ve rounded up some publicly available metrics behind this claim, in order to examine them more closely.

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Vital Statistics on Canadian Schools of Architecture

Every school of architecture in Canada recently completed a survey covering programs, faculty, enrollment, facilities, areas of focus, and more. 

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NCES Data on U.S. Programs in Architecture and Related Fields

Charts and maps visualizing public data on architectural education, covering institutional statistics, graduate counts, ethnicity, and gender.


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Admissions Survey 2014

ACSA shares data from May-June 2014, covering the recent season of admissions and changes in anticipated architecture school enrollments for fall 2014.

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How long does it take to become an architect around the world?

We compared the minimum times to become qualified to practice architecture across the world's biggest economies.  

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Roundup of Data on Architecture Education

This is a collection of links to existing quantitative and qualitative research on architectural education and its relationship to careers and higher education, from non-ACSA sources.

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