What you need to apply

The following are requirements for application to UMA's B.Arch program.  Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions. 

Rolling competitive applications for fall admission are being accepted now. Applications will be reviewed on a first-come-first-served basis, and are competitive.  SPACE IS LIMITED.  APPLY TODAY. 

Applicants with complete submissions will be contacted to schedule a personal interview.  Enrollment decisions will be made pending interview completion. 

True Freshman

  • UMA Application Form (Find form here)
  • High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
  • Verbal SAT scores of 530 or higher, or:
    • ENG 005 Developmental Writing or UMA placement test
    • REA 008 Reading for Understanding or UMA placement test
  • Math SAT scores of 540 or higher, or:
    • MAT 111 Algebra II or UMA placement test
  • Two letters of recommendation (Find forms here)
  • Artistic Review Challenge or Portfolio Submission (Find guidelines and instructions here)
  • Personal Interview (scheduled after all application materials have been received)

Note: SAT scores are not required for admission.

 

Transfer (from another institution)

  • UMA Application Form (Find form here)
  • High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
  • Verbal SAT scores of 530 or higher, or:
    • ENG 005 Developmental Writing or UMA placement test
    • REA 008 Reading for Understanding or UMA placement test
  • Math SAT scores of 540 or higher, or:
    • MAT 111 Algebra II or UMA placement test
  • Minimum College Cumulative G.P.A.: 3.0
  • Official College transcripts
  • Two letters of recommendation (Find forms here)
  • Artistic Review Challenge or Portfolio Submission (Find guidelines and instructions here)
  • Personal Interview (scheduled after all application materials have been received)

Note: SAT scores are not required for admission.

 

Current UMA student (Architecture or other degree program)

  • Change of Program Form (Find form here)
    • Note: this form can be delivered directly to the Advising Office, Randall Student Center, 2nd Floor
  • Minimum Cumulative G.P.A.: 3.0
  • Two letters of recommendation (Find forms here)
  • Artistic Review Challenge or Portfolio Submission (Find guidelines and instructions here)
  • Personal Interview (scheduled after all application materials have been received)

Note: SAT scores are not required for admission.

 

UMA/ARC Alumni  (graduate)

  • UMA Re-admission Application (Find form here)
  • Minimum Cumulative G.P.A.: 3.0
  • Two letters of recommendation (Find forms here)
  • Artistic Review Challenge or Portfolio Submission (Find guidelines and instructions here)
  • Personal Interview (scheduled after all application materials have been received)
  • Preferred: Work experience with an architect or in a related field (minimum 1 year)