Graduate Admissions

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The Tulane School of Architecture generates and applies knowledge that addresses urgent challenges of humankind. We do this by educating committed professionals to creatively manage complexity and transform the world through the practices of architecture, urbanism, and preservation.
We aim to provide global leadership in New Orleans and around the world through excellence in design, research, and practice in the built environment. Our faculty and students will develop socially conscious and environmentally just models to inhabit the planet.



For questions about admissions, contact Michael J. Cusanza, Assistant Director of Admissions at Tulane School of Architecture.

Important Dates

September 1 - Application Opens

December 1 - Early Admission Deadline

January 15* - Regular Decision Deadline

April 15 - Admissions Decision Deadline

*After January 15, admissions moves to rolling admissions for all graduate programs

Upcoming Events

March 24, 2023 - Graduate Open House (Admitted Students Only). More info and registration is here.

Application Overview

For more information about our applications process, check out our Guides to Apply:

International Applicants

International applicants must submit either the TOEFL or IELTS English tests. The minimum score for admission is a TOEFL score of 78 or an IELTS overall band score of 6.5 (with a speaking score of at least 6.5). Official Score reports are required to verify scores. Students who studied at a primarily English-speaking institution are not required to submit English test scores. For more information about international student resources, please visit our International Admissions page.

Tuition & Financial Aid

For a detailed explanation of the cost of attendance, merit scholarships, and aid opportunities for the School of Architecture, please visit Tuition and Financial Aid.

Other Resources

More Information

If you would like to receive more information about our graduate programs, please fill out this inquiry form.

Campus Visit

The School of Architecture does allow campus visits. To schedule your visit, please contact Michael J. Cusanza.