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Landscape Architecture, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #201 (ARWU) Storrs, CT, United States
Ecology, people, place and community are just a few of the words landscape architects use everyday as they strive to solve the complex problems of planning vibrant communities and designing places of value while protecting and restoring our natural resources.
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150 years ago Connecticut’s own Frederick Law Olmsted called for the conservation of the Yosemite Valley, designed Central Park, solved the flooding of Boston’s Back Bay Fens, planned campuses across the United States and introduced the world to landscape architecture.

Today landscape architects are creating the High Line Trail, restoring landscape systems in the Lower Don Lands of Toronto, designing the 9/11 Memorial, planning Olympic villages and remaking campuses and communities around the world.

If you are interested in protecting nature; if you love to see happy people; if you think about how to make better cities; if you like to build things; if there are outside places that have touched your soul; if you want to make a better world you should come join us.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Biology
  • Chemical Principles & Applications
  • Common Trees, Shrubs, & Vines
  • Environmental Soil Science
  • Graphics I - Design Drawing
  • Graphics II - Design Communication
  • The Common Landscape of the USA
  • Theory II - Design History
  • Design I - Site Analysis
  • Graphics III - Computer Applications
  • Environmental Planning & Landscape Design
  • Construction I - Site Engineering
  • Construction II - Materials and Methods
  • Construction III - Planting Design
  • Design III - Program Development
  • Theory V - Seminar
  • Theory IV - Professional Practice
  • Design IV - Community Planning

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • A Completed Common Application or Coalition Application
  • $80 Application Fee (non-refundable)
  • Essay & Two Optional Letters of Recommendation
  • Official Secondary School Transcripts
  • Official SAT or ACT Scores
  • English Proficiency Requirement
  • Fine Arts Applicants
  • Special Program Applicants

Tuition Fee

  • International

    35216 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35216 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    35216 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35216 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    12848 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12848 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Storrs

  • 1100 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

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