Undergraduate Admissions


The College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture (CAPLA) offers three undergraduate degrees: Bachelor of Architecture, Bachelor of Landscape Architecture and Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Built Environments.

Each of these academic programs prepares students for any number of careers in the built environment including architectural design and construction, conservation, land development, landscape architecture, energy optimization or even software design.

To request custom information on CAPLA's dynamic undergraduate programs, please request information.

Undergraduate admissions occur through the University of Arizona Undergraduate Admissions Office.

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We're hosting virtual information sessions throughout the summer. 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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Undergraduate Admissions FAQs

The following information is provided as a guide to prospective undergraduate students. Should you have any additional questions please contact Luis Zozaya, CAPLA's recruitment and outreach coordinator.

Currently, no undergraduate program at CAPLA requires a portfolio for admittance.

Due to the effects of COVID-19, our previously required supplemental application has been removed. For Fall 2020 and Spring 2021, applicants for the Bachelor of Architecture will need to meet the general admissions requirements of the University of Arizona and hold at least a 2.9 GPA on a 4.0 scale to enter the program. Students who do not meet this criteria may participate in general electives that will count towards their degree until their GPA is at or above the 2.9 threshold. Students may also be recommended to explore our Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Built Environments and new Bachelor of Landscape Architecture if they are interested in courses regarding building solutions and design.

Applicants for the Bachelor of Science in Sustainable Built Environments must meet general admission requirements for the University of Arizona; however, the degree requires a grade point average of 2.7 for automatic acceptance into the program. The college will consider students with a GPA below 2.7 for admission upon review.

General application requirements for the University of Arizona can be found here:

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