B.Arch. On Campus

Design Studio

Southern California Institute of Architecture

48 months
49490 USD/year
49490 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Design Studio is at the core of an architecture education. From their first semester in the B.Arch program, Southern California Institute of Architecture undergraduate students are immersed in hands-on, project-based design studio courses where they build visual literacy, learn design skills, test ideas, and receive continuous, personal feedback on their work from studio faculty.


During Design Studio, students build design and technical expertise while employing advanced tools and technologies in the development of projects which fuse together concepts of space, aesthetics, architectural theory, and materiality, among others.

From Core to Verticals to Thesis

  • Southern California Institute of Architecture’s B.Arch curriculum is structured around Design Studio.
  • Students will enroll in one design studio course each semester while in the program.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Objects 
  • Worlds 
  • Assemblies
  • Positions

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

  • Common Application and application fee
  • Personal Statement
  • SCI-Arc Supplement Question
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation
  • Portfolio (optional)
  • Official High School Transcript(s)
  • Official SAT I or ACT Test Scores (optional)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    49490 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24745 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    49490 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24745 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Los Angeles

1520 - 2570 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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