Undergraduate Applicants

Undergraduate applicants are strongly urged to apply by the deadline of January 15th for Beginning Freshmen.

Please note that the School of Architecture only admits new students for the Fall term of every academic year and that non-degree seeking students are not accepted into the program.

Beginning freshmen applicants are those who apply for admission while still attending high school or after graduation from high school, but have never attended a college or university. A beginning freshman application is considered complete and ready for evaluation when the following items are on file with the Office of Admissions:

1. Official high school transcript(s)

2. Official test scores (ACT/SAT)

3. Official GED scores (General Education Development test), if applicable

4. Completed application for admission (with a statement of interest that includes an indication of why UIC and architecture)

5. Nonrefundable application fee of $50

For more information on the GPPA program, please click here.

Campus Visits

We highly recommend that prospective students visit the School and the campus. To schedule an information session and building tour of the School of Architecture, please contact Natalie Leoni, College Recruiter, at 312.413.1575 or at nshepp2@uic.edu, at least 48 hours notice is required. The School of Architecture does not accept drop-in requests for tours.

The Office for Admissions offers UIC Preview Days, at which campus tours are given and counselors are available to provide information about academic programs, admissions procedures, financial aid, housing, student life, and other opportunities available at the University. For reservations, call 312.996.4350, email uicadmit@uic.edu, or visit the Office of Admissions and Records website at www.uic.edu/depts/oar/visit/index.html.

Laptop Recommendations

For a list of laptops and software recommended by the School, please click here.


Office of Admissions & Records

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