Graduate Programs in Architecture

Admissions

Use this page for additional information on the admission requirements and process for: 

  • 2 year Master of Architecture program (for students with a Bachelor’s in Architecture)
  • 3.5 year Master of Architecture program (for students with any Bachelor’s degree)
  • Master of Science in Architecture (for students seeking a specialized research experience)
  • M.Arch Dual degree programs

Join us for an online info session to learn more about our programs, or sign up for a Q&A to talk to a member of our graduate admissions team.

1. Deadlines

We accept and review applications on a continual basis throughout the year.

2. Application Requirements

Complete applications must include the following, uploaded to your online application:
 
 
(Please DO NOT send hardcopies. All documents must be uploaded into the online application)
 
  • Transcript(s) from every institution you have previously attended. 
  • Two 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.
  • Please visit the UB Graduate School for general admissions requirements to the University at Buffalo.

GRE scores are not required for graduate architecture applications.  For those applicants wish to submit a GRE score the department encourages them to do so, and the score will be reviewed alongside other application materials.

3. Apply Now!

Individuals applying to dual degree programs must apply and be accepted in all relevant departments and meet all relevant departmental deadlines.