Rankings

NewSchool of Architecture & Design is proud of our rankings and accomplishments. Some of our recognitions include:

  • One of the first 14 programs in the United States to be accepted for participation in the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) Integrated Path to Architectural Licensure (IPAL) initiative (2015)
  • 1st regionally accredited school in the state of California to be certified and recognized as a “Military & Veteran Supportive Campus” by the Accrediting Council for Military & Veterans Education and Training (ACMVET) (2016)
  • Media Design student wins 2016 National ADDY Award by American Advertising Federation
  • Student team wins 1st place, Design/Build at Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) Regions 7 Competition (2016)
  • Student team wins 1st place, second year in a row at Design Build Institute of America’s (DBIA) 2015 National Student Competition - Western Pacific Region (2015)
  • Student team wins 1st place, Design/Build at Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) Regions 7 Competition (2015)
  • Student team wins 1st place, Virtual Design and Construction at Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) Regions 6 & 7 Competition (2013)
  • Media Design students win 5 local and regional ADDY Awards in 2016 by American Advertising Federation
  • Top 30 in the World Master of Architecture program by Masterclass: Architecture. Guide to the World’s Leading Graduate Schools by Frame Publishers. (2014)
  • Top 25 Architecture Graduate Programs in the country by GraduatePrograms.com (2014)
  • Top 10 undergraduate architecture schools in the western United States by DesignIntelligence in its publication “America’s Best Architecture & Design Schools” (2012/2013)
  • Top 5 schools in the U.S. setting “The Future of Design Education: Teaching Innovation” by Interior Design Magazine. (2013)
  • First in awarding master’s degrees in architecture to women among 10 NAAB- accredited schools in California. (Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, 2010).
  • First in awarding master’s degrees in architecture to Hispanic/Latino students among 10 NAAB-accredited schools in California. (Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, 2010).