Southern Schools Dominate DesignIntelligence List
Each year, DesignIntelligence ranks the top design programs in the country including interior design, architecture and landscape architecture. Schools are scored based on the job readiness, leadership, training and critical skills of their graduates. The list from 2019-2020 shows Southern schools on top. LSU (campus pictured above), had the highest-rated undergraduate and graduate programs among Southern colleges and universities.
Most Admired Landscape Architecture Schools, Undergraduate
Below are the most admired landscape architecture undergraduate programs from the DesignIntelligence 2019 School Rankings Survey.
- LSU 2
- Georgia 4
- Texas A&M 11
- Virginia Tech 13
- Clemson 14
- Kentucky 24
Most Admired Landscape Architecture Schools, Graduate
Below are the most admired landscape architecture graduate programs from the DesignIntelligence 2019 School Rankings Survey.
- LSU 4
- Virginia 5
- Georgia 10
- Texas A&M 15
- UT Austin 16
- Virginia Tech 18
- NC State 19
- Clemson 23
Most Admired Educators, Landscape Architecture
Colleges in the South had more admired educators than any other region, with five of 15 making the elite annual list.
- Kofi Boone, NC State University
- Max Conrad, LSU
- Ned Crankshaw, University of Kentucky
- Beth Meyer, University of Virginia
- Galen Newman, Texas A&M University