BA in Design Arts & Practices Admissions & Cost

Who will design a changing world? You will.

While prospective students are required to submit application materials through University of Arizona Undergraduate Admissions, our goal is to help you through the process. Let’s get started!

Program Cost

In-state tuition and fees per semester (7+ units):
$5,762.50 tuition + $865.18 fees
Out-of-state tuition and fees per semester (12+ units):
$18,913.50 + $865.18 fees
Subject to change. Fees may vary by year in program.

Application Deadlines

Spring 2023 Term

Priority Deadline: October 1, 2022
Final Deadline: November 1, 2022

Fall 2023 Term

Priority Deadline: March 1, 2023
Final Deadline​​​​​​​: May 1, 2023

Application Process

The University of Arizona application process varies based on whether you are a first-year student, international student or transfer student. Learn more:


CAPLA’s facilities include dedicated studio space, world-class materials and model-building laboratories, unique spaces inside and outside for students to showcase their work or just hang out and much more. Take a virtual tour.

Scholarships & Financial Aid

After their first full year in the program, students are eligible for a number of CAPLA-specific scholarships and we’ll guide you through the application process. The university also offers other scholarship and financial aid opportunities.

CAPLA students in studio

Join Us for an Information Session

We're hosting virtual information sessions throughout the semester. Learn more about the B Arch, BLA and BS Sustainable Built Environments from our recruiting and outreach coordinator. Visit our information session page to find a date that works for you and register:

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Connect with Student Ambassadors

Find out what it’s like to be a CAPLA student first-hand. Reach out to any of our student ambassadors, who are glad to answer your questions about the studio experience, faculty interaction, student life and more:

Meet All CAPLA Student Ambassadors

Youre ready to design a changing world.

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