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Admissions Information

Students may apply to the Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies (BSAS) after completing the pre-architecture requirements and all, or nearly all, the general education requirements at the University of Utah. Applications to the major in Architectural Studies are accepted in May, and accepted students are notified in June for admission to the next fall semester. Questions about the application process may be sent by email ( or by phone at (801) 585-5354.

Please note the following requirements for admission:

    • Application Form
    • Digital Portfolio
    • Essay of Motivation
    • (2) Letters of Recommendation
    • Resume

The application forms will be accepted from March 1st until April 30th each year. Applications must be completed online by April 30th with the portfolio due May 7th. The Essay of Motivation, Letters of Recommendation, and Resume, addressed to the Undergraduate Admissions Committee, may be sent by e-mail to or delivered to the School of Architecture office.

Your application and all supporting documents help us get to know your work, your goals, and your abilities as a future architect.


Transfer Students

If you are not presently attending the University of Utah, in addition to completing the application form, a complete transcript including the current spring semester grades from your current school must be submitted to the University Admissions Office. An unofficial completed transcript should be emailed to, no later than May 12.

Transfer students must also apply to the University of Utah.