Undergraduate applicants are strongly urged to apply by the deadline of January 15th for Beginning Freshmen.

Please note that the School of Architecture only admits new students for the Fall term of every academic year and that non-degree seeking students are not accepted into the program.

Beginning freshmen 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 beginning freshman application is considered complete and ready for evaluation when the following items are on file with the Office of Admissions:

  1. Complete 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 $50


Admission Events

Fall 2018 Recruitment Fairs:
Visit us at any of the following fairs in the fall to learn more about the School of Architecture and our undergraduate degree programs!
September 29, 10am-2pm
BSA Space
October 6, 11am-2pm
Temple University
October 13, 12-5pm
University of Texas at Arlington
October 20, 10am-2pm
Chicago Cultural Center
November 3, 11am-3pm
The Center for Architecture (New York, NY)