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Architecture, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 60 months
New York City, NY, United States
The Bachelor of Architecture Program at Pratt Institute is a STEM Designated professional program accredited by the National Architecture Accrediting Board (NAAB) requiring a minimum of five years of study.
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These Architecture professional degrees are structured to educate those who aspire to registration and licensure to practice as architects.  

Learning outcomes

A total of 170 credits are required for the Bachelor of Architecture degree at Pratt Institute are organized into three categories:

  • Professional core required courses in architecture study;
  • General Education courses through the School of Liberal Arts;
  • and Electives

The core of 95 credits is primarily taken in the first three years and is designed to give the basic professional preparation in architectural design, construction technology, building system technology, structural systems, sustainability, humanistic aspects of design, graphic communication through digital and analogue means.  Core design studios and core seminars in history and theory, computer media, and building technologies in the first four semesters prepare students for the comprehensive design studios in the fifth and sixth semesters. The comprehensive design studios integrate all related disciplines into the single project.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 60 months
  • Credits
    170 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • The remaining 12 credits are taken as elective courses from the School of Liberal Arts and Science. 
  • The remaining electives are composed of 15 credits of professional electives selected from courses offered by the School of Architecture’s undergraduate program, and 12 all-institute electives, selected from courses offered by any school in the Institute. 
  • By purposefully selecting courses within all elective areas during their last four semesters, students can develop their own unique architectural education based on their own needs and goals. 
  • This personalized fourth-year curriculum is directed toward a culmination in the fifth-year degree project.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • To apply as an international student, complete the online application after reading the application requirements for your level: Links to each level (high school applicant, transfer) are on the Navigation Menu. 
  • High School Applicant Requirements: All international high school applicants must submit results from either the TOEFL, IELTS, Pearson Test of English (PTE), or SAT/ACT. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    51754 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 51754 USD per year and a duration of 60 months.
  • National

    51754 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 51754 USD per year and a duration of 60 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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