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College of Architecture, Planning and Design

Master of Science in Architecture

Admission Procedures

Admission to the Master of Science in Architecture program requires the following. All application materials must be submitted online via the Graduate School website. No hard copy applications or supporting documentation will be accepted.

The deadline for international applicants is January 1 for the fall and August 1 for the spring semester. The priority deadline for domestic applicants is February 1 for the fall and August 1 for the spring semester.

  • A 3.0 graduate point average (on a 4.0 scale) in all higher education work to-date

  • A baccalaureate degree

  • Complete the K-State Graduate School application

  • Pay the application fee (Domestic $65 & International $75) 

  • Letters of recommendation:Three letters of recommendation from professors and/or employers

  • Statement of objectives

  • Transcripts: Please include official transcripts from any institution of higher education you have attended. If the transcripts are not in English, a translated copy to English must be provided.

  • Portfolio: Samples of academic/professional work, including a description of each project, its objectives, and your role and responsibilities. Samples of written work are also highly recommended. 

  • TOEFL/IELTS scores (international students):  Applicants who are submitting iBT TOEFL (internet based) scores must have a minimum total score of 95. Applicants who are submitting an IELTS score must have a minimum total score of 7.0. 

  • Financial statement (international students)

  • Apply for a GTA position (optional): A limited number of GTA positions are available for those students with particularly strong qualifications. Appointment as a GTA requires knowledge in the subject matter, human relations skills, and excellence in spoken and written English. Continuation of an appointment is contingent upon availability of positions and the GTA’s academic performance as well as performance as a GTA.