Graduate Admissions

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The University of Minnesota Graduate School is where the next generation of leaders, innovators, creators, and researchers are born. Each of our unique graduate programs has specific application deadlines and materials. You can find more detailed information on all of our graduate programs and their specific admissions requirements by visiting each degree page.

Architecture Deadlines

The GRE requirement is waived for the Master of Architecture program for Fall 2023. This also includes all MS auxiliary degrees in Architecture.

Attend an Architecture Information Session

Master of Architecture

January 15 priority deadline

  • The M. Arch. is continuing to accept applications beyond its priority application submission date of January 15. 
  • The School of Architecture offers a total of nearly $1,000,000 in assistance annually to students in the Masters of Architecture program. Thanks to the generosity and support from alumni, as well as the Twin Cities Architecture community, the school is able to award approximately $350,000 in scholarship funding. In addition, the school funds more than 60 graduate assistantship positions valued at approximately $600,000.

Master of Heritage Studies & Public History 

Fall Admissions Only
January 15

Master of Science in Architecture

Rolling Admissions
Apply 4 months before entry

Design PhD: Architecture

Priority Deadline: December 15
Final Deadline: May 1

Design Graduate Program Deadlines

Master of Science in Design

Priority Deadline: December 15
Final Deadline: April 1

Master of Fine Arts in Design

Graphic Design Track

Priority Deadline: December 15
Final Deadline: April 1

Doctor of Philosophy in Design

Priority Deadline: December 15
Final Deadline: April 1

Human Factors & Ergonomics Deadlines

Landscape Architecture Deadlines

Master of Landscape Architecture

Final Deadline: January 16