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We are nationally and internationally recognized for our faculty, and our programs rank among the top 20 design schools in the country.

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The Design School will serve as the pre-eminent institution for trans-disciplinary design education and research, integrating the innovative methods and practices of the disciplines of architecture, interior design, industrial design, landscape architecture and visual communication design to empower local and global communities to better comprehend, re-imagine and steward the built environment.


To educate future designers, to shape collaborations, synthesize complexity, and catalyze transformation for public good.