College of Design

Architecture - Graduate

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Professor Jeffrey Johnson

Director of Graduate Studies

College of Design - School of Architecture

College of Design

117 Pence Hall

859-257-8870

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The Master of Architecture is a first-professional graduate degree, accredited by the National Architecture Accrediting Board (NAAB). This two-year degree comprises the second part of a sequential “4+2” curriculum, in which a student obtains a four-year (non-professional) Bachelor of Arts in Architecture and concludes with the two-year, first-professional Masters of Architecture degree. Students who receive this degree are eligible to seek professional registration as an architect.

Master's Program Description

Applicants for admission to the master of architecture degree program must hold a bachelor of arts in architecture or a bachelor of architecture degree from a NAAB-accredited institution. Admission to the program is contingent on acceptance by the graduate school at the university of kentucky. Applicants are required to submit a portfolio, a personal essay on graduate expectations, transcripts, and gre scores.

Students who do not hold a bachelor of arts in architecture or bachelor of architecture degree from the university of kentucky must submit three letters of recommendation as well. Admission to the program is based on a review of the submitted materials.

Master's Application Requirements

Architecture Master's (MArch) Degree - Application Requirements
CV Upload Required Yes
Personal Statement Upload Required Yes
Personal Statement Instructions Using one single-spaced page, describe why you would like to study Architecture at the University of Kentucky.
Portfolio Instructions The portfolio shall not exceed 50MB and should be limited to no more than 20 pages. Please use the link to upload your portfolio as a PDF document: https://www.dropbox.com/request/npe1o7EzEVMLyHs2vgUF
Additional Docs Instructions

NAAB Matrix

Students applying to the graduate program must provide a copy of their respective school's NAAB Matrix. If your school is not part of a NAAB professional degree program and you would like to apply to the UK College of Design School of Architecture, please see our Undergraduate Application.

If you have questions about the NAAB Matrix, please contact Azhar Swanson in UK/CoD Student Services, 859-257-7623 or aswan2@uky.edu.

GRE or GMAT

GRE

Spring App Deadline Applications not accepted.
Summer App Deadline Applications not accepted.
Fall App Deadline January 15
Number of Recommendations 3 Letters of Recommendation.
Application URL https://app.applyyourself.com/AYApplicantLogin/fl_ApplicantConnectLogin.asp?id=ukgrad

Program requirements may change at any time. Contact the DGS of your intended program to confirm requirements.

Admission Officer Contact Information

Mary Richardson

201C Gillis Building
859-257-4618
mrich6@uky.edu


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Professor Jeffrey Johnson

Director of Graduate Studies

College of Design - School of Architecture

College of Design

117 Pence Hall

859-257-8870

Other programs from the College of Design:

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