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    Ph.D. Program Admission


    An applicant to the doctoral program generally must hold a professional Master of Architecture degree (M.Arch.), Master of Science in Architecture (M.S.Arch.), or Master of Landscape Architecture (M.L.A.) from an NAAB-accredited U.S. university or the equivalent.  Students with graduate degrees in allied fields, such as engineering and art history, are also eligible.  Students holding a Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.) can apply through the Master of Science program at the College of Architecture.

    The applicant should meet all entrance requirements of lIT's Graduate College, plus a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale, a minimum revised GRE score of 144 in quantitative reasoning, 153 in verbal reasoning, and analytical writing of 4.0, and a TOEFL score of 577/90 (paper based/internet based test), or a minimum IELTS score of 6.

    Admission Requirements
    Below is a list of the materials you will need to submit for the Ph.D. in Architecture program. The Admissions Committee will not review applications until all of the required materials have been received. 

    Online application (or paper form)
    $60 non-refundable application fee
    Original official transcripts
    Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores
    3 letters of recommendation
    Portfolio - paper copy only (View Portfolio Guide)
    Professional statement
    Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores (International students only)

    Applications for Fall 2014 admission to the Ph.D. in Architecture program are due by January 3, 2014.  Please send all application materials to IIT College of Architecture, Graduate Admission, Crown Hall, 3360 S. State Street, Chicago, IL 60616-3793.  Please do not contact individual professors directly, as the review of materials will first be conducted by an application committee.

    For more information, please visit our Graduate Admission page.

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