Architecture schools in NYC

Posted on 30th September 2011 in Architecture Schools in NYC

New York City’s postsecondary education system includes some of the most renowned architectural, design and engineering colleges and educational institutes.  In addition, many online architecture degree opportunities are available from architecture technical schools in additional to the traditional university model.

City Polytechnic High School , Brooklyn, NY

City Polytechnic High School of Engineering, Architecture, and Technology (City Poly High) partners with City Tech, through CUNY’s Early College Initiative, preparing  students for further education and careers within the following technology fields:  Civil engineering; Architectural;  and Computer systems The curriculum is built in order for students to complete their academic, career and technical education high school requirements in three years.  Students can advance directly towards a full-time associate’s degree program at City Tech (CUNY’s NYC College of Technology).


Institute of Design & Construction, Brooklyn, NY


Registered by the New York State Department of Education, The Institute of Design and Construction (IDC) is a private, non-profit institution. Located in downtown Brooklyn, it is accredited by the NYS Board of Regents, authorized to confer Associate Degrees in Occupational Studies.  The Institute was founded in 1947 by Vito P. Battista, R.A.  IDC offers undergraduate and professional training preparing individuals in careers in the building and construction industry.



School of Archtitecture & Design (NYIT, New York Institute)

The curriculum reflects that of teaching students to respect both the human and physical environment which surrounds us.  It prepares students to fully appreciate that technology is a reality which will continue to play a major role as years progress.  To that end, our students are encouraged to develop more thoughtful and environmentally sound ways of managing and utilizing the resources that surround us.  One of these is sustainable design – utilizing and manipulating technology in a more socially and ethically responsible manner towards our environment.  This, above all, is of utmost importance for architecture and design students to appreciate how their actions (as future architects and designers) will impact their environment and the world.  NYIT has a campus in Old Westbury, NY and in Manhattan.

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