An applicant to the doctoral program generally must hold a professional Master of Architecture degree (M.Arch.), Master of Science in Architecture (M.S.Arch.), or Master of Landscape Architecture (M.L.A.) from an NAAB or LAAB -accredited U.S. university or the equivalent. Students with graduate degrees in allied fields, such as engineering and art history, are also eligible. Students holding a Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.) can apply through the Master of Science program at the College of Architecture.
The applicant should meet all entrance requirements of lIT's Graduate College, plus a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale, a minimum revised GRE score of 144 in quantitative reasoning, 153 in verbal reasoning, and analytical writing of 4.0, and a TOEFL score of 577/90 (paper based/internet based test), or a minimum IELTS score of 6.
Below is a list of the materials you will need to submit for the PhD in Architecture program. The Admissions Committee will not review applications until all of the required materials have been received.
$75 non-refundable application fee
Original official transcripts
Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores
2 letters of recommendation
Portfolio - electronic copy only
Sample of Academic Writing
Statement of Purpose (Professional Statement)
English Proficiency Requirement (International students only)
Applications for Fall 2017 admission to the PhD in Architecture program are due by December 31, 2016. Please view the 2017 Graduate Application Guide for more details. Do not contact individual professors directly, as the review of materials will first be conducted by an application committee.
For more information, please visit our Graduate Admissions page.