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:
The Online Common Application Form (with a statement of interest that includes an indication of why UIC and architecture)
Official high school transcript(s)
Official test scores (ACT/SAT) - test scores are optional for Fall 2021 admission
Official GED scores (General Education Development test), if applicable
Nonrefundable application fee of $60
*extended from January 15 for Fall 2021 admissions