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Undergraduate Applicants

Please submit the following materials by the University of Florida Office of Admissions deadline, found at: http://www.admissions.ufl.edu

To be considered for the UF Bachelor of Design program:

  • Application form
  • Non refundable $30 application fee in the form of a check or money order payable in US dollars to the University of Florida
  • Certificate of Financial Responsibility Form, if you are a non US applicant
  • Official transcripts and credentials from all previous high schools and colleges attended
  • Official SAT and (if you are a non US applicant or applicant from Puerto Rico) TOEFL scores

Please follow the instructions in the University of Florida Register System:

To download the required files go to http://www.admissions.ufl.edu/start.html

If you would prefer to receive hard copies of these forms via the postal service, please write and mail a request to the UF School of Architecture. To avoid complications and delays in processing your application, send your application and application fee payment shown on the form. Send your other application materials to the following address:

UF Office of Admissions
POB 114000
Gainesville FL 32611-4000
USA

If you have any questions about the admissions process or instructions, please e-mail Admissions Officer Sheryl McIntosh (smcint@ufl.edu).

Go to University of Florida Register System (Online Application)

Undergraduate Transfer Applicants

All applicants must apply to the University of Florida Office of Admissions by their deadline in order to qualify for admissions to the School of Architecture.

Community College Transfer

2016 Deadlines:

  • Summer A: February 1, 2017
  • Fall: March 1, 2017

Any student who has earned an Associate of Arts degree from an accredited community college and qualified for admission to the University of Florida can transfer into the UF Bachelor of Design program’s lower division with the approval of the UF School of Architecture, on a space available basis. Applying for Summer Semester A admission is recommended for such community college transfers, as all of the first year undergraduate architecture courses are offered over the summer to help transfer students integrate into the program while reducing their stay at UF from four years to three.

Applicants are encouraged to complete the following courses before transferring:

  • MAC 1147 Precalculus
  • PHY 2053 Physics 1

 

Upper Division Transfer – DEADLINE TO APPLY EXTENDED TO MARCH 1, 2017

Pin Up 2017 is scheduled for Tuesday, April 04 – Friday, April 07, 2016.

Any student who has earned an Associate of Arts degree in the course of completing a two-year pre-architecture program at one of six Florida colleges (Broward College, College of Central Florida, Hillsborough College, Miami-Dade College, Palm Beach College, St. Petersburg Junior College, Valencia College) can apply for admission into the UF Bachelor of Design program’s upper division. Both UF and community college applicants for upper division placement are ranked competitively according to overall grade point average, architectural grade point average and faculty evaluation of design studio work in the annual Pin-Up Exhibits (all calculated by UF standards) to determine whether or not they qualify for placement in the upper division of the UF Bachelor of Design curriculum.


All applicants must apply to the University of Florida Office of Admissions by their deadline in order to qualify for admissions to the School of Architecture.  This is in addition to sending the School of Architecture your Notice to Pin Up by the indicated deadline on the document.

New students are accepted for Fall Semester admission or Summer Semester A admission. Please refer to the UF Office of Admissions for the application deadlines.

Selective Admission: All students must apply for admission into the professional program during the sequential ARC 2304 Design 4 semester. Admissions criteria is based on successful completion of required courses, preprofessional GPA, architectural GPA, and an evaluation of studio work.  All Pre-professional requirements (60 credits) must be completed before entering the Professional Program.

The following information is applicable to University of Florida students AND transfer students who are preparing to apply for admissions into the upper division program.

 

2017 Upper Division Brochure

2017 Upper Division Notice to Pin Up (UF students)

2017Upper Division Notice to Pin Up (transfer students)