Bachelor of Landscape Architecture FAQs

Check out our frequently asked questions for answers to the most common questions about the BLA, or contact us with any other questions.

Academics

It is recommended that students attend the BLA on a full-time basis in order to progress through the program within four years. However, students may work part-time jobs or internships while in the program.

It is highly recommended that BLA students begin the program during the fall semester. However, students may be admitted for spring semester or otherwise transfer into the program after the first semester and be able to successfully integrate into the program.

Yes, landscape architecture students may join B Arch and Sustainable Built Environments students for summer study abroad opportunities.

Because it is a new program, the Bachelor of Landscape Architecture is not yet accredited by the Landscape Architecture Accreditation Board. Once our first BLA class graduates in 2025, we will apply for accreditation.

There are computers available in the studio and computer lab; however, they are often used for courses. It is strongly recommended that you bring your own laptop computer to campus. Personal computers must meet specific computer requirements in order to run the necessary software.

Admissions

March 1: Priority Deadline
May 3: Final Application Deadline

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the CAPLA building and the University of Arizona campus are closed to students. However, we offer virtual tours and you may connect with our recruitment and outreach coordinator to discuss the program, including sitting in an online class. You may also connect with our Student Ambassadors, who are happy to tell you about the studio spaces and other building features.

In-state tuition and fees per semester (7+ units):
$5,650 tuition + $698 fees
Out-of-state tuition and fees per semester (12+ units):
$17,663 + $698 fees
Subject to change. Fees may vary by year in program.

Please check the University of Arizona Tuition and Fees website for the most detailed cost information.

Ready to create the future of sustainable environments?

Learn more about the Bachelor of Landscape Architecture by contacting Luis Zozaya, recruitment and outreach coordinator, or review the admissions process and begin your application now:

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