Admission Requirements: Architecture, B.Arch.

Thanks for your interest in the Architecture, B.Arch. degree. You will be reviewed for admission to the Architecture, B.S.A.T. degree. View admission requirements.

Once you are enrolled in the Architecture, B.S.A.T. program, you will need to complete a two-year common core curriculum, including the first-year AAID sequence. This curriculum includes design studios and architectural history courses, as well as liberal arts courses such as English composition, math, physics, behavioral science, economics, fine arts, and social science. After successful completion of this program, you may apply for admission to the five-year, 160-credit B.Arch. program, which is accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) through 2017. The NAAB-accredited B.Arch. may lead to New York state licensure and reciprocal licensure in all jurisdictions governed by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) and/or by application to all 50 states.

Admission Requirements

Prior to enrolling in ARCH 301, you must be accepted to the B.Arch. program, which has the following requirements:

  • Submit your Foundation Portfolio for review upon completion of ARCH 202. This is a representative portfolio of your individual design work, which is reviewed by a committee of faculty members. If your portfolio is accepted by the committee, you may apply for admission to the B.Arch. program.
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.75 for all courses taken at NYIT.