Please visit Undergraduate Admissions to begin the online application process.
First-time freshman applicants are notified of the departmental decision at the same time that they are notified of the university's admission decision. The pre-professional bachelor of science in architecture is a fall-only admission program.
All freshman applicants interested in studying architecture at the University at Buffalo must complete and submit a freshmen admissions design assignment, in addition to all other required application materials. The design assignment will be used to determine an applicant's design skills prior to admission. It will not be used in the review of an applicant's eligibility for admission to the University at Buffalo but will be one of the factors considered for acceptance into the architecture program.
For students with no previous postsecondary education experience, the Department of Architecture uses requirements similar to the university for undergraduate admission, including:
Please visit UB International Admissions for instructions and information for international freshman and transfer admissions.