Prospective Students

The Architecture Program is an intimate academic environment committed to developing future leaders who apply design-thinking skills to contemporary architectural and urban issues. The School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation is a small school providing individual advising and focused instruction within the context of the University of Maryland, one of the nation’s largest and most respected public research institutions.
Our graduates are highly sought after because their education provides unparalleled opportunities to gain critical insights into sustainable technologies, building craft, architectural history and theory, and urban design. The Washington - Baltimore region is one of the finest places in North America to study architecture. The history, culture, architecture, and urbanism in our regional context is complemented by a variety of foreign educational opportunities that prepare our students to live and work in a global environment.
We offer the pre-professional Bachelor of Science in Architecture and Bachelor of Arts in Architecture at the undergraduate level and our professional degree the Master of Architecture at the graduate level. We also offer post-professional and doctoral educational opportunities. The tabs below can provide you with valuable information about architectural education and our programs here at the University of Maryland.


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