Choosing a college is one of life's biggest decisions, so it's no wonder that the new school rankings published by US News & World Report are causing such a stir. Students want to know which schools are best. But, frankly, I'm relieved to learn that more and more colleges are refusing to participate in US News survey. When it comes to architecture, there are so many better ways to evaluate a school.
One great resource is America's Best Architecture & Design Schools (compare prices) published by DesignIntelligence. This detailed manual has all sorts of charts, graphs, data, and analysis for schools of architecture, landscape architecture, industrial design, and interior design.
Of course, even a book like the DesignIntelligence manual can't tell you which school is best for your own particular needs. Here's how to choose the best school for architecture >