By the Numbers

2,765

total undergraduate students (Fall 2020)

461

total graduate students (Fall 2020)

953

degrees awarded from the College of Architecture (2019-2020)

20+

student organizations related to our disciplines

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Choose one of our academic disciplines and pave your way to success.

Architecture

Our programs are built on the theory and practice of architectural and environmental design. We deliver a 21st-century education by building on timeless principles while engaging with current trends and social, environmental, and global issues.

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Construction Science

We prepare students to effectively manage the total construction process through hands-on learning experiences. Our programs integrate principles of architecture, technology, engineering, business and project management.

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Landscape Architecture & Urban Planning

We offer an unmatched set of degree programs in urban planning, landscape architecture, and land and property development. Our interdisciplinary curriculum prepares students to enhance and protect the natural and built environment.

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Visualization

Our visualization programs produce leaders in fields where art and science merge. Marked for its experimental and precise approach to design, our curriculum produces technical artists through cross-disciplinary coursework.

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University Studies

The university studies program allows you to tailor a degree to your interests. In the global art, planning, design and construction concentration, you'll receive a multidisciplinary education that draws from all our disciplines.

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Our Research

The College of Architecture conducts research critical to fields that impact the built, natural and virtual environments. Our rich and diverse research portfolio includes projects from our four academic departments, our research centers, institutes, and specialized laboratories, and our collaborations with colleagues at Texas A&M University and around the world.

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Diversity in Our College

The College of Architecture believes that diversity is essential to our continued success. We seek, welcome, and support diversity of all races, genders, ethnic backgrounds, religious beliefs, ages, political beliefs, socioeconomic statuses, sexual orientations, and physical abilities. Our Diversity Council sponsors programs that celebrate and encourage the richness of our community.

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Our History

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  • 1906 – 1945 Architecture Begins at Texas A&M

    In the early years, Texas’ first architectural education program grew from 10 to 317 students. In the course of 50 years, it awarded a total of 953 degrees.
  • 1946 – 1957 Expanding the Division of Architecture

    During this time, new disciplines joined the Division of Architecture. The construction education program was created in 1946; landscape architecture followed in 1957.
  • 1958 – 1969 Founding the College of Architecture

    The College of Architecture and Environmental Design was established in 1969. Along with this change in distinction, the college’s academic programs continued to grow.
  • 1970 – 1987 Rooted in Research

    Throughout the next few decades, the college added more graduate programs and focused on research. The college became a place where new knowledge was created and translated into the classroom, studio and professional practice.
  • 1988 – 2008 Visualization Comes to Life

    The visualization program was established in 1988 in response to the clear importance digital visualization was going to play in modern communication. In 2008, the unique program became its own department.
  • 2009 – Today The College of Architecture Celebrates 50 Years

    In 2019, the college turned 50. In honor of this milestone, the college hosted Celebration of Learning: Reimagining the Future. The event featured a series of presentations celebrating the college’s past, present and future and keynote speaker Henry Cisneros, distinguished alumnus.

Welcome to Aggieland

Bryan-College Station is a community that is rich in tradition and history. Nestled in the Brazos Valley, the area offers the amenities of a big city with a warm small-town charm. Prepare to be greeted with “Howdy!” because this is one of the friendliest places you’ll ever visit.

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