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Undergraduate Admissions

Undergraduate applicants are strongly urged to apply by the deadline of February 1* for first-year freshmen.

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

First-year 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 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) - test scores are optional for Fall 2021 admission

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

  5. Nonrefundable application fee of $60

*extended from January 15 for Fall 2021 admissions