College of Design
Cdes Prospective

Prospective Students

Welcome to the College of Design

You are important to us! We invite you to join our College of Design, which combines the strengths of our programs from the Architecture, Landscape Architecture, and Design, Housing and Apparel departments into one college.


The College of Design is one of the few educational institutions today positioned to encourage interdisciplinary innovation and exploration of socially responsible and sustainable design throughout the full life cycle of products and environments.

Students work in collaborative settings to enrich their skills  and expand their knowledge of design's historical, current, and potential importance within diverse contexts.


Admissions - requirements, deadlines, and application forms


Academic Majors and Programs - degree requirements and careers


Career Planning - get information about choosing a major, professional development, networking in your field. as well as searching for an internship or a job.


Financing Your Education - costs and aid, scholarships and the Office of Student Finance


Learning Enrichment and Student Engagement Opportunities - find out about enriching your learning through involvement in honors, research, service learning, study away, organizations, and more.

Contact Information

College of Design

Saint Paul Offices

32 McNeal Hall, 1985 Buford Ave, St. Paul, MN 55108

P: 612-626-9068 | F: 612-625-1922

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Minneapolis Offices

101 Rapson Hall, 89 Church St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455

P: 612-626-9068 | F: 612-625-7525

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