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Admission Application Deadline: January 15 (summer/fall admission)
3.5 yr M.Arch applicants apply for summer term. Begin the application process one year in advance.
Application to the 2 yr M.Arch Program requires a bachelor’s degree in architectural studies (or equivalent), a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 (4.0 scale), and completion of at least five undergraduate design studios.
The 3.5 yr M.Arch Program requires a bachelor’s degree in any discipline and a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 (4.0 scale).
SUBMIT TO UWM GRADUATE SCHOOL:
- Application, Reasons Statement and Fee
Complete the UWM Graduate School application form on-line at: http://apply.wisconsin.edu
Reasons Statement: Your online application should include your rationale for graduate study and pursuit of a professional degree. Your reasons statement should reflect why you are interested in pursuing this particular program and how your career interests fit with the degree.
One official transcript sent directly to the Graduate School from each undergraduate and graduate school attended. If you attended UWM as an undergraduate, the Graduate School will obtain transcripts from the UWM Undergraduate Records Office.
- Graduate Record Exam (GRE) – General Test Scores: Institution Code 1473, Department Code 4401
Allow at least one month for receipt of all scores. Visit the GRE website for more information about registration and preparation: http://www.ets.org/gre. Preferred scores: top 50%-ile for each category.
SUBMIT TO UWM SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN PLANNING, STUDENT ADVISING OFFICE:
- Letters of Recommendation
Three letters of recommendation from people familiar with your academic and/or professional work. Letters should be from non-related individuals who know you through previous academic programs or relevant professional activity. Admission Recommendation Form: http://www4.uwm.edu/sarup/admissions/applying.cfm
Portfolio guidelines: http://www4.uwm.edu/sarup/admissions/applying.cfm
In addition to submission of GRE General Test Scores, a minimum TOEFL score of 100 iBT or 600 PBT is required, or a score of 7.0 on the IELTS examination. Applicants with TOEFL scores from 79-99 iBT or 550-599 PBT, or an IELTS score of 6.5 will be considered for admission only with the stipulation that further course work in English be taken. Additional requirements for international applicants: http://www4.uwm.edu/cie/futurestudents/69/
Watch for information on monitoring your application status online. Application status will reflect receipt of items required by the Graduate School to process your application. To confirm receipt of additional materials required by the M.Arch Program, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 414.229.4015.
UWM Graduate School:
Phone: 414.229.6569 (Graduate Student Services)