24 months
17982 USD/year
17982 USD/year
9648 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Students have the opportunity to complete a dual degree program with the Architecture - Business Administration (Dual Degree) from Kent State University. 

Visit the official programme website for more information


Key Features

A separate application must be submitted for each program. Students can view admission requirements for each program on their respective catalog page.

The Architecture - Business Administration (Dual Degree) program from Kent State University is designed for architects or undergraduate architectural students who aspire to middle or executive management positions in architectural practices, or who are interested in starting their own business along with the preparation to enter the profession of architecture by stimulating the growth of technical knowledge and design creativity. It fosters the refinement of design skills acquired in undergraduate programs, also by offering a broad exposure to professional issues and knowledge.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Accounting for Decision Making
  • Managerial Accounting for Decision Making
  • Graduate Design Studio
  • Project Programming
  • Theories of Architecture
  • Methods of Inquiry in Architectural Studies
  • Professional Practice: Real Estate and Development
  • Professional Practice: Contract and Planning Law
  • Professional Practice: Leadership, Ethics and Office Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

For timely consideration of the application, it is recommended applicants submit a complete application at least one month before the start of the semester.


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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university1
  • Minimum 2.750 undergraduate GPA on a 4.000 point scale
  • Official transcript(s)
  • GRE scores (or GMAT scores for the dual degree with the M.B.A.)
  • Résumé will be required starting with spring 2023 admission
  • Goal statement (include intent and background information)
  • Portfolio, with design work clearly indicating role in group projects
  • Three letters of recommendation, with one letter from a non-academic source

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17982 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17982 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    17982 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17982 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    9648 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9648 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Kent

1036 - 1710 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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