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Architecture, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #1133 (BCR) Muncie, IN, United States
Ranked among the world’s best,our architecture degrees provide a solid grounding in the broad concepts and specific technical skills you need to excel in the industry. Professional experiences and applied design projects in the studio and the community will prepare you for success as a licensed architect.
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This preprofessional, four-year bachelor of science (BS) or bachelor of arts (BA) degree provides a solid grounding in the broad concepts and specific skills you need to study professional architecture at the graduate level. It establishes a firm understanding of the field of architecture and an expansive way to view the world.

  • It provides all prerequisites for eligibility to enter a two-year accredited professional master of architecture degree program for those seeking licensure.
  • There are separate admission requirements for our undergraduate major and our master of architecture (MArch) program.
  • Admission and completion of the undergraduate degree does not guarantee admission to the graduate program.
  • The bachelor's degree in architecture program is not open to undergraduate students majoring in environmental design.

Upon completion of the first year, students will declare their interest in pursuing architecture as their major. Criteria for acceptance into architecture is based upon portfolio review. Student portfolios are created in the student's first year.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Environmental Design and Planning 1
  • Environmental Design and Planning 2
  • Design Communications Media 1
  • Design Communications Media 2
  • Introduction to Architecture
  • Introduction to Landscape Architecture
  • Introduction to Urban Planning and Development

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • Review Ball State's admission requirements.
  • Complete and submit the university application for undergraduate admission and housing.
  • Have your official high school transcript sent directly from your high school to the Office of Admissions
  • Have your SAT or ACT scores sent to the Office of Admissions.
  • Complete and submit an applicant statement, if needed.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    48924 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24462 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    15780 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7890 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Muncie

  • 876 - 1420 USD/month
    Living Costs

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