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Schools Offering Architecture Programs in Indiana

Around 0.3% of Indiana's graduates graduate from architecture degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 563 architects graduate from Indiana's 8 architecture schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Indiana with a architecture program is Purdue University-Main Campus, which is located in West Lafayette. In 2010, it was ranked 21st nationwide. In 2010, 173 students graduated from Purdue University-Main Campus' architecture program. Tuition at Purdue University-Main Campus was $9,070 per year.

Ball State University, which is located in Muncie, is the second-ranked school in Indiana that has a architecture program. It received a ranking of 31st in the country in 2010. In 2010, Ball State University graduated 181 students from its architecture program. Ball State University charged in-state students $8,214 in tuition fees per year.

The third-ranked school in Indiana that has a architecture program is Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis. Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis, which was ranked 40th in the country in 2010, is located in Indianapolis. In 2010, 39 students graduated from Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis architecture program. Students at Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis paid $7,885 per year in tuition fees.


Tuition at Indiana's architecture schools ranges from $39,919 per year to $6,181 per year. But, the average tuition is $11,529 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Indiana architecture schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. University of Notre Dame - located in Notre Dame, students are charged $39,919 per year
  2. Purdue University-Main Campus - located in West Lafayette, students are charged $9,070 per year
  3. Ball State University - located in Muncie, students are charged $8,214 per year

The architecture schools in Indiana that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Purdue University-Calumet Campus - located in Hammond, students are charged $6,181 per year
  2. Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne - located in Fort Wayne, students are charged $6,545 per year
  3. Purdue University-North Central Campus - located in Westville, students are charged $6,704 per year

An architecture degree from an Indiana school... what next?

The highest percentage of architecture graduates in Indiana pursue careers as an architect. If you decide to work as an architect in Indiana, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 1,180 Indiana architects as of 2010. The largest populations of Indiana architects are working in the following counties:

  1. Boone County - 640 architects
  2. Allen County - 150 architects
  3. Jasper County - 100 architects

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 2,050 architects will be working in Indiana state. This would require the number of architects to grow by 16%.


An architect in Indiana earns $71,520 per year on average. However, Indiana architects earned anywhere in the range from as less than $36,430 per year to more than $108,420 per year in 2010. On average an architect earns the most in the following Indiana counties:

  1. Jasper County - $98,210 per year
  2. St. Joseph County - $71,750 per year
  3. Allen County - $69,050 per year

The following counties in Indiana have the lowest average salaries for architects:

  1. Boone County - $65,950 per year
  2. Allen County - $69,050 per year
  3. St. Joseph County - $71,750 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Indiana statistics regarding a career in architecture and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as civil engineering or design.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Architecture in Indiana
  • Bachelor's Degree in Architecture in Indiana
  • Master's Degree in Architecture in Indiana

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Architectural and Civil Drafters 1,620 $46,270 -9.0%
Architects, Except Landscape and Naval 1,180 $71,520 -16.3%
Landscape Architects 230 $62,070 53.3%

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