24 months
30906 USD/year
30906 USD/year
11700 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Architecture at North Carolina State University provides a rigorous professional education paired with multidisciplinary and self-directed design and research opportunities.


Key facts

The Master of Architecture at North Carolina State University is intended as preparation for students to assume responsible roles in the profession of architecture. The majority of recent graduates have chosen to enter private architectural practice, undertaking the rich professional challenges it offers. While acknowledging the primacy of the practice orientation, the Master of Architecture program also prepares students for alternative careers in architecture. Generally, within the profession, this degree is considered as the terminal degree. 

The Request for Collaboration (RFC) is an application process to find well-suited matches for the:

  • visioning
  • design
  • planning 
  • construction collaboration


The School of Architecture at NC State is accredited by the National Architecture Accrediting Board (NAAB). The Master of Architecture program has been accredited since 1972/73.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Arch. Design: Professional Studio
  • Advanced Architectural Design
  • Final Project Studio
  • Final Project Research
  • Architectural Drawing
  • History of Western Architecture

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Personal Statement stating career objectives, prior experience, intention of graduate study, and their relevance to the selected program at NC State University.
  • A portfolio of work as per the requirements of your desired discipline.
  • Uploaded unofficial transcripts for each institution attended (official transcripts will be required if admitted).
  • Three uploaded letters of recommendation from people who know your academic record. 
  • GRE scores for any student whose first degree was not completed in selected major (GRE institution code for NC State is 5496).
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores for international students only (TOEFL institution code for NC State is 5496).
  • Personal resume 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30906 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30906 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    30906 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30906 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    11700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11700 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Raleigh

1085 - 1853 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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