Throughout the Architecture program offered by Washington State University, students engage in design and scholarship that offers new insights into the role of architecture in our culture, civilization, and environment. Within this context our students challenge existing conventions and offer innovative approaches germane to the critical issues facing the profession of architecture and the world today.
A range of activities and experiences such as lectures, exhibits, study tours, internships, studios, and project reviews provide opportunities for educational and professional engagement on the local, regional, national, and international levels.
Our employment placement rate is nearly 100% with graduates working at a variety of firms throughout the country, in public and private sectors, and in related fields such as landscape architecture and urban planning; restoration and preservation; industrial, furniture, lighting, or material design; graphic design and photography; production design; education and innovation.
Recent data suggests architects earn a median salary of $76,100 per year in the United States. Salaries typically start from $46,080 and go up to $125,520, depending upon geographic location, experience, and size/focus of firm.
To educate students with the skills and theoretical foundations that will prepare them for leadership and other productive positions in the profession of architecture. The following educational experiences within the curriculum seek to achieve this goal.
You only need to take one of these language tests:
Minimum required score:
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Minimum required score:
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The following documents are required for submission to the Graduate School:
1. Online application and application fee
2. Official transcripts (unofficial acceptable for evaluation)
3. Contact information for three academic /professional references
4. English language proficiency scores and financial verification (if applicable)
5. GRE scores are NOT required for this program
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Check the programme website for information about funding options.
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