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All students applying to graduate programs in the College of Architecture must submit their applications through the Graduate College’s online portal.

All applicants must meet the admission requirements of the Graduate College. Furthermore, Physics and Calculus are required for entry into the professional Masters of Architecture degree options. Applicants to the 4 semester degree track program may be admitted to the 7 semester program and required to submit documentation related to coursework completed elsewhere in order to gain advanced standing. The purpose for this stipulation is to comply with standards established by NAAB, which requires evidence that certain learning objectives/criteria have been met in prior coursework. 

The absolute deadline for completed applications is April 1.
Apply by February 1st in order to get full consideration for scholarships.  

Application Checklist

Freshman Admission Deadlines

Fall entry:

  • April 1 - U.S. Citizens/Permanent Residents
  • April 1 - International Applicants

Spring Entry:

  • November 1 - U.S. Citizens/Permanent Residents
  • September 1 - International Applicants

Summer Entry:

  • April 1 - U.S. Citizens/Permanent Residents
  • February 1 - International Applicants

***Applications must be RECEIVED by the Office of Admissions by the dates above.***

Graduate Admission Deadlines

  • Architecture graduate programs deadline - April 1

***Applications must be RECEIVED by the Office of Admissions by the dates above.***