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Graduate Admissions Process

  1. Submit an application online, via the Office of Graduate Studies (OGS) at The University of Texas at Arlington. They will then start a file for you.
  2. Have your official transcripts sent to the Office of Graduate Studies (OGS) at UT Arlington for GPA calculations and an evaluation of academic credentials.
  3. Credits accepted to the University by the Office of Graduate Studies (OGS) will be further evaluated by the ARCH Graduate Advisor, Program Director, and Graduate Admissions Committee to determine admission to the professional degree program.
  4. 297 (formerly 1000) GRE score is required of all applicants, for all Architecture Masters Level Programs, on the Quantitative and Verbal sections.
  5. Submit a digital Portfolio to: MArch Graduate Advisor at:
    • If a prospective student wishes to submit a physica portfolio, portfolios should be sent to:
    • Attention: Graduate Admission Committee
      UT Arlington School of Architecture
      601 W. Nedderman Dr., Suite 203
      Arlington, TX 76019-0108
  6. Applicants from a pre-professional architecture program  will be evaluated based on GPA, GRE scores, Letters of Recommendation, Letter of Intent, and a Portfolio Review.  Applicants who demonstrate a deficiency in any of the areas will be granted Provisional Admission with the requirement of satisfactory completion of a fourth-year transitional studio.

If you would like your portfolio returned, please accompany with a self-addressed/postage-paid envelope.

  1. Email three letters of recommendation (preferably from academic sources) to the School of Architecture graduate advisor.
  2. Write and email a one page letter of intent (why you wish to study for a Master of Architecture degree at UTA) to the graduate admissions in the School of Architecture.
  3. TOEFL is required of all applicants whose native language is not English. Applicants must have a demonstrated speaking ability in English, and must meet the program’s minimum required score of 575-paper base, 213-Computer Base, 80 IBTOEFL, 7 IELTS. All Applicants who do not meet this requirement must complete extramural training in English.

Financial Aid & Scholarships / Tuition & Fees Information

Financial Aid and Scholarships

The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships offers a wide variety of scholarships, grants, work, and loan programs to assist with funding the college education of students and families of all income levels. More than 63% of UTA students receive some type of financial assistance. We look forward to assisting you with the financial aid process.

Scholarship opportunities from sources outside of UT Arlington are located in the Private Scholarships page.

At the College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs, we offer a variety of undergraduate and graduate scholarships to help students fund their educations. These include both need- and merit-based awards.

Tuition and Fees

Expenses for your education at UT Arlington will vary depending on several criteria, such as whether you're a Texas resident, how many credit hours you're taking, whether you receive financial aid, where you live while studying here, which tuition plan you've chosen, and more.

Find out more:
Financing Your Education
Tuition Information and Resources
Average Cost of Attendance

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Submit a digital Portfolio to: MArch Graduate Advisor at: