Undergraduate applicants are strongly urged to apply by the February 1, 2022, deadline for first-year regular-decision students. The early action deadline is November 1, 2021.

Please note that the School of Architecture admits new students only for the fall semester of each academic year. Non-degree seeking students are not accepted into the program.

First-year freshman applicants are those who apply for admission while still attending high school or after graduation from high school, but have never attended a college or university. A first-year freshman application is considered complete and ready for evaluation when the following items are submitted to the Office of Admissions:

  1. The Online Common Application Form (with a statement of interest that includes an indication of why UIC and architecture)

  2. Official high school transcript(s)

  3. Official test scores (ACT/SAT)

  4. Official GED scores (General Education Development test), if applicable

  5. Nonrefundable application fee of $60