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Thomas Jefferson University

36 months
1399 USD/credit 22850 USD/year
1399 USD/credit 22850 USD/year
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The Master of Architecture Program from Thomas Jefferson University is a first-professional graduate program designed to prepare students for professional architectural practice through the development of sustainable design and technology skills, knowledge of project management, and collaborative experiences in an interdisciplinary environment.


The program is located within easy access to Center City Philadelphia with its rich collection of major historical and contemporary buildings. Philadelphia also provides an ongoing laboratory for many of our courses and opportunities for internships.

The Architecture Program at Thomas Jefferson University offers multiple starting tracks. Your track will be individually decided based on your level of preparedness. 


The program ranges from a 48-credit minimum for those with advanced standing, to a 3+ year 99-credit degree program for students without previous experience.

  • Gain sustainable design and technology skills and a knowledge of project management.
  • Learn through collaborative experiences in an interdisciplinary environment.
  • Earn your Master of Architecture in 2-3+ years, depending on previous experience.
  • Take advantage of opportunities to collaborate on global projects and work with teams such as the Malawi Health & Design Collaborative. 

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Design 
  • Visualization
  • History
  • Technology
  • Structures

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines




49 SCH
  • 49-100 (depending on individual track)


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts: Submit official undergraduate and graduate transcripts from all regionally accredited institutions you have attended and/or from which you earned credit. Official transcripts can be sent electronically by the institution to or mailed to the address above.
  • Personal Statement: Submit a statement of purpose outlining your interest in the program, how the course of study relates to your desired career path, and your academic and job-related experiences that are relevant to the program.
  • Letters of Recommendation: Submit two letters of reference that provide insight into your academic competence. 
  • Résumé: A current professional résumé is required.
  • Portfolio: A portfolio of creative and/or professional work in architecture, the visual arts, and/or design is required as part of your application for graduate study in the Master of Architecture program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22850 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1399 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • National

    22850 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1399 USD per credit during 36 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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