How to Apply for Graduate Studies

Nine graduate degree programs and five graduate certificate programs are offered through the four academic departments in the College of Architecture at Texas A&M. Admission criteria vary from program to program. For more information regarding the specific program you are interested in, please see the contact information listed below.

University Procedures

For information on applying to attend Texas A&M University, visit the Admissions website. Apply for admission at www.applytexas.org.

College of Architecture Procedures

Mail appropriate documents to the respective department. These include:

  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Portfolio(required for Master of Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Visualization programs)
  • Resume
  • Statement of purpose

Please note: do not send application, GRE scores, TOEFL score, and application fee to the college address listed directly below. Include an email address with each item submitted to Texas A&M and the College of Architecture.

Master of Architecture and Career Change
Department of Architecture
College of Architecture
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77845-3137
Master of Science in Architecture & Doctor of Philosophy in Architecture
Department of Architecture
College of Architecture
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77845-3137
Master of Science in Visualization
Department of Visualization

College of Architecture
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77845-3137
Master of Fine Arts in Visualization
Department of Visualization

College of Architecture
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77845-3137
Master of Science in Construction Management
Department of Construction Science
College of Architecture
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77845-3137
Master of Landscape Architecture
Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning
College of Architecture
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77845-3137
Master of Science in Land Development, Master of Urban Planning, and Doctor of Philosophy in Urban and Regional Science
Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning
College of Architecture
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77845-3137

Important Considerations

Sending application materials to the wrong address will delay the application review process. Include your name and address on portfolio - notebook, slides, CD-ROM. If sending slides, please put your name on each slide. Include an email address with each item submitted to Texas A&M and the College of Architecture.

Applications will not be processed by the admissions office until the application fee and all requested information - GRE, TOEFL, transcripts, etc. - have been received.

Applications cannot be reviewed by the College of Architecture without all necessary information: transcripts, GRE scores, TOEFL score, portfolio, if required, letters of recommendation and statement of purpose.

The application fee cannot be waived or paid for by the department.

GRE scores will not be waived.

Applicants may check their application status online at the Office of Admissions and Records.

Application Deadlines

  • Spring Semester - August 1
  • Summer Sessions - November 1
  • Fall Semester - March 1

Department of Visualization Deadlines:

  • Fall Semester deadline for competitive scholarships and assitantships - December 15
  • Fall Semester final submission date- January 5

International students who seek financial assistance and fellowships should submit all application materials to the admissions office by January 15 for fall entry.

Programs without spring admission:

  • Master of Architecture
  • Master of Architecture - Career Change
  • Master of Landscape Architecture
  • Master of Science in Visualization

Programs requiring a portfolio:

  • Master of Architecture
  • Master of Landscape Architecture
  • Master of Science in Visualization

For program information, please contact the graduate program coordinators within each department.