Bachelor of Landscape Architecture Student Experience

CAPLA students in studio
A dynamic, sustainability-focused program within a diverse community of support.

Whether it’s the tight-knit community you’ll form with your studio cohort, the variety of student organizations or the interactive activities offered through HeadSPACE, you’ll find the student experience at CAPLA is rewarding in a way that only rigorous programs can be.

And CAPLA undergraduate students in our long-established architecture and sustainable built environments programs are ready to provide guidance and insight. Plus our faculty, who teach across programs, are approachable and eager to inspire you while you inspire them.

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I am constantly inspired by my peers, and the collaborative work environment encourages me to listen to different perspectives and think in different ways. At CAPLA, you feel like you are part of something bigger than yourself, which encourages you to be the best version of yourself.

Emma Nakpairat '23 BLA

The Design Review Process

Reviews and critiques are an essential component of the studio-based design thinking and learning process for CAPLA students. Learn more about the importance of critiques for students, as well as what critiques can look like:



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:

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Tucson, the Coolest Desert City in the World

Tucson's historic 4th Avenue


We hate to give away our best-kept secret, but Tucson is one of the best places to live in the country (and Outside magazine agrees).

Located in the lush Sonoran Desert, the metropolitan area of a million people is nestled between five mountain ranges, has a world-renowned multicultural food scene and eclectic neighborhoods and offers year-round outdoor activities, including cycling, hiking, rock climbing and astronomy. You’ll fit right in.

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Ready to create the future of sustainable environments?

Learn more about the Bachelor of Landscape Architecture by contacting us at, or review the admissions process and begin your application now:

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