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Applicants may hold undergraduate and graduate degrees in a variety of fields. Applicants may have professional experience in a variety of fields. Admission to the graduate program is subject to the rules, regulations and procedures of the Graduate School as stipulated in the University Graduate Bulletin. It is the responsibility of each student to understand these requirements and to ensure that they are met.

School of Architecture Graduate Admissions


Preferred Deadline for Scholarships: December 1st

Rolling Admissions through June 1st

Applications completed by December 1st will be given the highest priority; all application materials (including current resume and letters of recommendation) must be received by the deadline date to be considered with the batch. Enrollment is selective; early application is encouraged. Application material received after December 1st will be reviewed on a space available basis. 

Applications for Spring Admissions are accepted October 1 through December 1.

Required Documents & Application Procedure

Click here to view the Graduate Admissions Requirements for the School of Architecture.

Applications will be reviewed by the Architecture Faculty Graduate Admissions Committee only after all of the following documents have been received:

  1. Completed application form with an application fee. This fee is mandatory.
  2. A letter or statement expressing your interest in the program and reasons for applying.
  3. Official transcripts of all college and university courses taken, indicating the date your professional or other undergraduate degree was awarded. All transcripts must be sent directly from the institution’s registrar.
  4. Official GRE or GMAT scores sent directly and TOEFL scores, as applicable.1
  5. Three academic (and professional, if applicable) letters of recommendation (Two for MRED+U program). If you have waived your right for access to your letters, they may be sent directly from the recommender, or they may be included with your application in a signed and sealed envelope.
  6. Current resume emailed your resume to

1 When taking the GMAT, include the university code (5815), for scores to arrive automatically to the School of Architecture. GRE/GMAT waiver requests may be considered with extensive relevant work experience. Waiver must be approved by the Graduate School prior to admission.

Minimum Requirements

  1. A bachelor of arts or equivalent degree with a 3.0 cumulative grade point average
  2. 300 cumulative Graduate Record Examination (GRE) on verbal and quantitative sections (1000 for all tests taken before September 2011).
    550 Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) exam also accepted.
  3. For international applicants and/or those whose native language is not English: 80 TOEFL score or 6.5 IELTS

When taking the GMAT, include the university code (5815), for scores to arrive automatically to the School of Architecture.

International Admissions Requirements

Additional requirements for international students.

Scholarships and Assistantships

All full-time students admitted to the MRED+U program are eligible for partial tuition scholarships. Scholarships are based on academic record and relevant work experience. GRE/GMAT score is required to be considered for scholarship. Scholarships vary in amount, which will be determined by the Application Committee. Priority will be given to applications recived prior to the December 1st deadline. Scholaship awards will be included with the acceptance package.

All full-time students are eligible for Graduate Assistantships, which require service in the form of teaching, research assistance, or other appropriate activities as assigned by the director of the program.

Additional Application Questions

Nicole Hejazi, Assistant Director
Office of Academic Services & Placement
Post Office Box 249178
Coral Gables, Florida 33124
(305) 284-3060

Curriculum Notes

The school reserves the right to retain all student projects done for academic credit.