Prospective Students

The College of Architecture offers a first-rate education in the built and virtual environments through five bachelor and ten graduate degree programs, ranked annually among the top in the nation on an annual basis, led by faculty who are prominent educators and researchers in their respective fields.

Learning happens at one of the world's most unique centers of higher education, where the Aggie spirit bonds students through time-honored traditions such as,

  • Silver Taps, a silent campus memorial service for fallen Aggies,
  • the 12th Man tradition of standing during football games,
  • Midnight Yell, which attracts 30,000 Aggies to Kyle Field for yell practice
  • the night before a home football game, and 
  • Muster, an annual gathering to honor Aggies who have died since the last muster ceremony.

The college is an integral part of a university community widely known for its leadership in teaching, research and outreach that instills in its students the core values of excellence, integrity, leadership, loyalty,respect and selfless service.

Approximately 1,500 undergraduate students, 400 graduate students, and 120 faculty members join to create an energetic environment for academic and professional success.

The college also belongs to and serves the professional communities of architecture, landscape architecture, urban planning, land development, construction science, and visualization sciences. It is dedicated to generating significant knowledge and insight and producing a long line of qualified aspirants for the jobs of tomorrow - leaders of character dedicated to serving the greater good.

Adding to the college's unique educational experience is the Semester Away program, which requires all undergraduate students to spend at least one long semester either studying abroad, studying at another U.S. university or in a professional internship program.

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