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2 Collect your official credentials needed during application process
Transcript(s) from every institution you have
previously attended. Current University at Buffalo undergraduate
students need not send UB transcripts.
Three letters of recommendation: Please identify in
your application the names of persons who will be writing
recommendations. You are strongly encouraged to arrange for at
least one from a person who knows your academic work. The
individuals will receive an automated email message requesting a
letter of recommendation on your behalf.
Resume that outlines your work and educational
background and experiences.
Personal statement, 500 words or less, of your current
position on the discipline of architecture. Please be specific
about influential courses, instructors, books, personal or
professional experiences, and goals)
Official GRE score report
Portfolio of work (50 MB upload limit): Students
applying to the MArch-3.5 Year program can opt for submitting a
design assignment in place of a portfolio. To request the design
assignment contact: Debra Eggebrecht (firstname.lastname@example.org)
3 Apply Now!
Go to the University at Buffalo Graduate Admissions web site
link below for the program that you are interested in applying
- if you have undergraduate or graduate degrees in disciplines other than architecture, or an architecture-related degree from programs that are not NAAB-accredited (e.g., architectural engineering, architecture studies). Admitted students who have completed required coursework during previous studies may apply for advanced standing in the program.
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