48 months
50314 USD/year
50314 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Pre-Architecture programme at Coe College provides excellent preparation for students seeking to enter a Masters of Architecture program.


Students at Coe College work with the program director to create a four-year academic plan with the entrance requirements of graduate institutions in mind.

The course of study for Pre-Architecture normally includes a major or minor in studio art with a particular focus on three-dimensional media. We also recommend study in physics, mathematics, art history, Western civilization, and digital media. Students are encouraged to intern with an architectural firm during their time at Coe.

Key facts:

For most careers in architecture students will need to complete a Master of Architecture degree following  Pre-Architecture programme of Coe College. Admission requirements vary, but most programs require applicants to submit the following materials: application form, three letters of recommendation, statement of academic and personal interests, portfolio, and GRE scores. (Additionally, international applicants usually must submit TOEFL scores.)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Drawing: Observation and Interpretation
  • Illuminated Pixels
  • Modern and Contemporary Architecture
  • Workshop:Design Thinking Project

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed Coe College Application or Common Application
  • Official results of the SAT or ACT*
  • Official high school transcript**
  • Admission recommendation (optional for students who meet Coe's minimum academic standards) 
  • Personal essay (optional for students who meet Coe's minimum academic standards)

Tuition Fee

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    50314 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 50314 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    50314 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 50314 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Cedar Rapids

895 - 1290 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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