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Architectural Design

Maryland Institute College of Art

48 months
48510 USD/year
48510 USD/year
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What if ours was a different world? One that was socially fair and just, environmentally responsible and sustainable and one that puts people first. At Architectural Design from Maryland Institute College of Art in your creative art you get to show everyone what that world looks like.


Architecture is a deeply multi-disciplinary practice in which you put your many talents to work. You apply them to rethink the world you live in and create a more poetic and sustainable future. Be immersed in a critical art that is intellectually rigorous, is integrative and driven by your imagination. 

At Architectural Design programme from Maryland Institute College of Art you will learn to seamlessly apply 2D and 3D handcrafting skills with digital ones, to integrate history, technology and creativity with real world needs. You will make the most of your talents and explore your interests while addressing some of the most urgent needs of today, in your art. 

Why Architecture at MICA?

  • Today’s graduate schools, firms and clients are looking for architects who are independent thinkers who offer a creative vision and bring an imaginative perspective to design problems, who bring empathy and insight to clients and resident communities’ needs. 
  • These are exactly the strengths that the AD students develop. Our students intern at top firms in the city, such as Ziger Snead, PIKL and UDG; most often joining a firm straight after graduation. Similarly, our alumni are admitted to top graduate Architecture programs at Columbia, UPenn, RISD and others.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Integrated 3D Design
  • Methods
  • Structures
  • Interior and Exterior
  • Digital Drawin
  • Emerging Practices

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • START Your Application
  • Portfolio
  • Tests and Test Optional
  • College Essay
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Activities and Interests
  • Transcripts
  • Immigration and VISA Information

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    48510 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24255 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    48510 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24255 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Baltimore

1240 - 2100 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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Updated over a year ago

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