Editor’s note: This listing was updated on December 2, 2022.
Taubman College is the domain of the revered architecture program at the University of Michigan. It offers degrees at all levels of study, including two Master’s options (Master of Architecture and Master of Science in Architecture Design Research). A faculty of 97 allows for both a 12:1 student-faculty ratio and advisors in a broad range of specialties, from architecture and urban design to science and digital technology.
A newly revamped curriculum for Bachelors students brings together current learning styles such as hands-on work with an inventive faculty boasting a wealth of knowledge from a broad range of design interests. Students are now required to choose six out of nine project-based modules that cover progressive topics in the architecture community, such as 3D digital modeling. In the first two years of undergraduate studies, students take both architecture and liberal arts studies, enabling them to grasp the important analytical concepts surrounding contemporary architecture. There are also several travel abroad opportunities for students seeking to complete their degrees amongst many different communities all over the world.
As part of the president’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion framework (DEI), a school-wide Diversity Matters initiative aims to ensure a supportive environment and more representative academy. The initiative is evaluated annually and continues to improve each year, protecting the rights of all students and faculty.
McLain Clutter, Irene Hwang, Laura J. Brown, Shane Molina-Soto, Joy Knoblauch, El Hadi Jazairy, Sean Ahlquist, Mireille Roddier