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    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
The Architecture program offered by Washington State University combined with professional experience approved by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) and completion of the Architect Registration Examination® (ARE®) ensures one is prepared to practice architecture


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.


The program is accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB).

Programme Structure

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.

  •  To provide opportunities to interact with professionals as a required component in educational experience.
  •  To provide students with a diversity of experiences in cultural and social conditions that inform the built environment.
  •  To engage students in critical discourses in divergent professions and disciplines that have direct influences on the built environment.
  •  To provide students with educational experiences that help to develop leadership skills.
  •  To encourage students to become engaged in national discourses through membership in professional student organizations.
  •  To instill in students the responsibility for teaching and instilling in others the value of architecture on the lives of people.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    If you are applying after January 10 or July 1 (priority deadlines), you will want to contact the department to see if they is still accepting applications.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

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

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    12596 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12596 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    5880 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5880 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Pullman

  • 904 - 1510 USD/month
    Living Costs

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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