Please visit Undergraduate Admissions to begin the online application process. Both current UB students and non-UB transfer students must complete an Environmental Design departmental application. Students with a baccalaureate degree should contact School of Architecture and Planning Academic Services for advisement prior to applying.
The pre-professional Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Design is completed within six semesters. Declared Pre-Environmental Design are granted provisional admission as School of Architecture and Planning general studies (Architecture and Planning BA) majors.
Applications are due May 15 for fall semester admission and October 15 for spring semester admission. Applications received after these dates will be reviewed on a space-only available basis as guided by the School of Architecture and Planning's admission statement.
Students interested in transferring to UB for entry into the architecture program should visit UB Transfer Admissions to initiate the transfer admission application process. Transfer students should complete the required introductory courses prior to applying for admission to the major or apply to waive introductory courses if they have completed equivalent courses.
Please visit UB International Admissions for instructions and information for international freshman and transfer admissions.
On Monday, December 5, our senior architecture students will present their models of urban dwellings and public space for downtown Buffalo to faculty, students, community members, and visiting critics. Come experience the intensity and excitement of final reviews at the University at Buffalo’s School of Architecture and Planning.