Future Mavericks!

The College of Architecture, Planning, and Public Affairs (CAPPA) offers students a unique opportunity to shape their future and contribute to their communities. Our programs are designed to give students the practical skills and theoretical knowledge they need to tackle real-world challenges. Our students receive a well-rounded education, with hands-on learning opportunities and access to cutting-edge research and technology. Whether you're interested in designing sustainable buildings, creating livable cities, or managing public policy, we have a program that will help you reach your professional and academic goals. Undergraduate degrees are available in architecture, landscape architecture, and interior design. Freshman students, learn more about our Residential Learning Community and the Maverick Experience.


We understand furthering your education comes with a cost and that is why we are here to guide you to the best financial options for your college career. Program completion time can vary, which will affect the total tuition and fee costs. The tuition estimator will allow you to calculate your tuition per semester based on the program you are in and the number of credit hours taken per semester.


You will find that the College of Architecture, Planning, and Public Affairs offers multiple pathways for students to transform the current and future environments we live in. The transformations are...


Highlights & Rankings

At the College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs (CAPPA), we are proud to offer highly ranked undergraduate and graduate programs. These rankings and accreditations reflect our commitment to providing students with a top-tier education that prepares them for successful careers.

16th Most Hired

Among Architecture Schools between 70 and 99 graduates that are most hired by firms.

12th Most Hired

Among Landscape Architecture Programs with less than 20 graduates that are most hired by firms.

Best MPA

Best Masters of Public Administration for careers in urban management.

23rd Online Program

Online Program amongst accredited schools.

Top 38%

Best Public Affairs Program in the U.S.

15th Best Value

Nationally as the Best Value online Master of Public Administration Program.

Attention! Upcoming Enrollment Deadline

Students interested in pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Architecture degree, are now encouraged to have completed applications submitted through the ApplyTexas portal by June 1, 2023.