College of Architecture, Design and Construction

Graduate

All applications for admission to Graduate Programs within the College of Architecture, Design and Construction (CADC) must include an online application submitted through the Auburn University Graduate School.

 

Graduate School Online Application (U.S. Applicants)

 

Graduate School Online Application International Students

 

Please refer to the Graduate School website for further information on admission, forms and procedures.

 

For more detailed information please visit the individual graduate program sites:

 

Master of Landscape Architecture  

 

What do I need to do to apply for the graduate programs?

For all graduate programs, a complete application should be received by Auburn University by March 31, for admission for the following Fall semester.

 

In order for an application to be considered, the following items must be submitted to the Graduate School:

A completed online graduate application, including electronic payment of a nonrefundable application fee.

 

An official, complete, and up-to-date transcript of undergraduate and graduate records sent directly from all previous colleges and universities attended.

 

A grade point average of at least 3.0 (4.0 scale) for the last 60 semester credit hours, or equivalent, is required. An applicant whose previous academic performance is deemed slightly deficient (grade point average of 2.75 to 2.99) or whose transcripts are not current may be admitted as a “Provisional” student, as described in the University Graduate Catalog.

 

Official test scores from the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) and TOEFL for all International applicants.

 

In addition, applicants must submit to the School of Architecture, Planning, and Landscape Architecture Graduate programs the following:

 

Three letters of recommendation from faculty, professionals or other people knowledgeable about the applicant’s work. Letters of recommendation that are not submitted on-line should be sent directly to the respective program office.

 

A resume and a Statement of Intent briefly describing the applicant’s background, personal interests, motivation (and computer skills).

 

These items may be mailed to:

Juanita Dowdell
Academic Programs Administrator
School of Architecture 
104 Dudley
Auburn University
Auburn, AL 36849-5316

 

For more information on Master of Community Planning, Master of Integrated Design & Construction (Design Track) and Master of Landscape Architecture programs, please contact Student Services at 334.844.5350 or Juanita Dowdell, or call 334-844-8797.

 

Are there additional requirements for international students?

All international applicants should refer to the Auburn University Graduate School website concerning additional admission requirements.  

 

Are there computer requirements for the School of Architecture, Planning, and Landscape Architecture graduate programs?

Yes. Please see specific requirements for each program.

 

Can I get financial assistance?

Several forms of financial assistance are available to graduate students, including grants by federal agencies, and fellowships, as well as low and moderate-interest, federally-insured loans, including subsidized loan programs.

 

Interested students can obtain detailed and updated information directly from the University Office of Financial Aid and The Graduate School.

 

The School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture awards a limited number of graduate assistantships each year. Assistantships are service positions and normally involve providing support to faculty for research or teaching. Faculty will review applicant qualifications and offer assistantship positions as determined to prospective students.

 

Auburn University, an equal-opportunity educational institution, does not discriminate in its admissions policy on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, handicap, age or national origin.

 

When is the application deadline?

All programs have a deadline of March 31.

 

What are the prerequisites to apply to your Graduate Programs?

The basic requirement is an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university. Specific graduate programs or program options have additional prerequisites. Also visit the Graduate School website for more information on prerequisites to apply.

 

How do I apply for an assistantship?

Please contact Juanita Dowdell for specific application procedure by program.

 

Juanita Dowdell
Academic Programs Administrator
School of Architecture 

yanceju@auburn.edu

334-844-8797

 

What is the minimum GPA for admission into the CADC Graduate Program?

3.0 on a 4.0 scale is preferred. An applicant whose previous academic performance is deemed slightly deficient (grade point average of 2.75 to 2.99) may be admitted as a "Provisional" student, as described in the University Graduate Catalog.

 

Do I need to take GRE? What is the target GRE scores for admission?

Yes. A combined verbal and quantitative score >1000 is desirable. Most international students have a verbal score

of >350 and a quantitative score of >750.

 

Do I need to take TOEFL? What is the minimum score on TOEFL?

Yes, if you are an international applicant. The minimum score on the TOEFL is 550 (paper test) or 213 (computer based test) or 79 on iBT (internet based test).

 

Please refer to the International Student website for more information. 

 

Is the Test of Spoken English (TSE) required and can it be taken after arriving in Auburn?

Graduate teaching assistants (GTA) must take the TSE with the exception that in certain situations, an oral exam can be taken upon arrival in Auburn in lieu of the TSE.

 

What is Auburn University's code number to send ETS test scores?

1005

 

Should I send my application material directly to the program or to the Graduate School?

Submit your application online and send official transcripts, standardized test scores, and financial statements to the graduate school.

 

Submit your statement of purpose, recommendation letters (in a sealed and signed envelope by the recommender--if sent as a hardcopy), and any other required material to Juanita Dowdell, or call 334-844-8797.

 

(Please do NOT send photographs, resume, high-school certificates, etc.)

 

Can the application fee be waived?

No, the application fee cannot be waived. The University, not the program, mandates this fee. Your electronic payment is required from the Graduate School during the online application process. For dual degree programs, the fee is waived for the second program only.

 

Are fellowships available to graduate students?

Fellowship offers are made by individual faculty based on availability of funds from research grants/projects. Therefore, it is best for you to match your research interest with that of a faculty member and contact them directly in this regard.

 

Does my assistantship/fellowship cover health insurance and other expenses?

Please visit the graduate school website for detailed information about the graduate student health insurance plan.

 

Where can I find information on current tuition and other fees?

The information can be found at:

 

CADC Professional Program Fees

 

Student Financial Services Business Office 

 

International Student pages

 

More Information

For more detailed information please visit the individual graduate program sites:

 

Master of Landscape Architecture  

 

Email Deborah Jordan in Student Services to make an appointment to see an advisor, or call 334.844.5350.

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International Applicants

Please visit International Students webpage for detailed information on application procedures, deadlines, etc. that pertain solely to International Students and Scholars.

 

Domestic (US) Applicants

 

Non-Construction Undergraduates

Application Deadline: March 1, 2014.

Classes begin May 2014 - Apply for Admission Summer 2014

Must Complete Summer Foundations Courses.

 

Waiver for appropriate Foundation Courses will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis for students with Architectural and Civil Engineering backgrounds, or extensive field experience. Such an accommodation should be requested by emailing the Admin Support Specialist Joline Landry.

 

Construction Undergraduates

Application Deadline: March 1, 2014

Classes begin August 2014 - Apply for Admission Fall 2014

 

Admission Requirements

Admission to Master of Building Construction Program is based on consideration of the applicant’s proven ability to perform academic work at a superior level, leadership qualities, and overall accomplishments. Admission requirements include:

 

Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from an accredited college of university. A 3.0 

 

GPA  of the last two years of undergraduate education is desired.  

 

Completion of the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) General Test, composed of verbal, quantitative, and analytical writing sections.  

 

Providing acceptable letters of recommendation. 

 

Official statement of  financing (for international students only) 

 

Provisional admission may be offered to borderline student’s contingent to their performance in the first graduate semester. Please contact the Graduate Program Officer to discuss your credentials and eligibility. The Dean of the Graduate School is the only person at Auburn University authorized to admit students, refuse admission, or waive any requirement.

 

To Apply

Visit the Graduate School website, select "Apply Online" from the menu to the left, and click on "E-application". You will be redirected to Banner Self Service, the University's online system. You will need to select "First Time User Account Creation", and create a username and pin number. Once you log in, you will be asked to complete several sections. Please select the correct term for which you are applying (Summer for non-construction undergraduates, Fall for construction undergraduates), choosing Building Science - Construction from the drop down menu as your program option. 

 

In addition to completing this online application, be sure to read the information provided in the link entitled "Admissions Requirements". This link gives very specific information regarding documentation which must be provided as part of the application process. 

 

Request certified copies of transcripts from all previously attended educational institutions, and have them sent directly to the Graduate School at 106 Hargis Hall, Auburn University, Auburn Al 36849.

 

Request official copies of your GRE scores from the Educational Testing Service to the Graduate School as well. Auburn University's ETS code is 1005.

 

Provide letters of recommendation from three references to the School of Building Science according to the instructions on the form. Please download form here. These letters should be submitted directly by referees via mail, fax or email Joline Landry.

 

Forward your current resume via e-mail to Joline Landry

 

Submit a Statement of Purpose (1500 words or less) explaining your motivation for seeking a graduate degree in Building Construction at Auburn University. Please e-mail it to Joline Landry

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Non-Industrial Design Degree Applicants

Applicants with a degree from other disciplines may be admitted to the graduate program under condition that a minimum of 43 credit hours in industrial design will be completed at the undergraduate level. The Post Baccalaureate Program awards a Bachelor of Science in Environment Design degree (BEVD) upon completion of these undergraduate courses.

 

Industrial Design Degree Applicants

The information provided below assumes the applicant holds an undergraduate degree in Industrial Design or equivalent from an accredited program.

 

All applications for admission to Graduate Programs within the College of Architecture, Design and Construction (CADC) at Auburn must be completed through the Auburn Graduate School.

 

Graduate Online Application (U.S. Applicants)

 

Graduate Online Application International Students

 

Application Deadline: February 1

 

Please refer to the Graduate School website for further information on admission, forms and procedures.

 

For more detailed information, please visit the Master of Industrial Design Program site.

 

What are the prerequisites to apply to your Graduate Programs?

The basic requirement is an undergraduate degree in Industrial Design or equivalent from an accredited college or university.

 

Please visit the MID application requirements on the program page.

 

Also, visit the Graduate School website for more information on prerequisites to apply.

 

Applicants with a non-Industrial Design degree must apply to the Environmental Design Post Baccalaurette program and complete 43 credit hours to apply for the Master of Industrial Design Program.

 

What do I need to do to apply for the graduate programs?

A complete application should be received by Auburn University by February 1 for admission mid-August.

 

In order for an application to be considered, the following items must be submitted to the Graduate School:

A completed online graduate application, including payment of a nonrefundable application fee. 

 

Graduate Application Requirements

 

Submit the following to Graduate School, Hargis Hall, Auburn University, AL 36849 USA:

Transcripts from all Colleges Attended

 

Graduate Record Exam (GRE)

 

TOFEL Score (international students only)

 

Written scores range from 310-677 w/minimum of 550

 

Computer scores range from 0-300 w/minimum of 213

 

Administered (internet) exam minimum score 79

 

Bank Statement (international students only)

 

Students - $36,200.00 each 12 months

 

Spouse- $4,850.00 per year

 

Dependents - $3,370.00 per year

 

Submit the following to Industrial Design, 207 Wallace Center, Auburn University, AL 36849 USA:

Three letters of reference

 

Letter of intent

 

Resume

 

Hard copy portfolio (any format, approximately 7-10 pages) 
(CDs, DVDs and 35mm slides will not be accepted)

 

To speak with a graduate program advisor please contact Student Services at 334.844.5350. For more information on Master of Industrial Design email Clark Lundell, or call 334.844.2364.

 

Are there additional requirements for international students?

All international applicants should refer to the Auburn Graduate School website concerning additional admission. 

 

Are there computer requirements for the Industrial Design graduate program?

No.

 

Can I get financial assistance?

Several forms of financial assistance are available to graduate students, including grants by federal agencies, and fellowships, as well as low and moderate-interest, federally-insured loans, including subsidized loan programs. 

 

Interested students can obtain detailed and updated information directly from the University Office of Financial Aid and The Graduate School.

 

CADC awards a limited number of graduate assistantships each year. Assistantships are service positions and normally involve providing support to faculty for research or teaching. Contact Clark Lundell about Graduate Teaching Assistantships.

 

Auburn University, an equal-opportunity educational institution, does not discriminate in its admissions policy on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, handicap, age or national origin.

 

How do I apply for an assistantship?

Contact Clark Lundell about Graduate Teaching Assistantships for Industrial Design.

 

What is the minimum GPA for admission into the CADC Graduate Program?

3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

 

Do I need to take GRE? 

No.

 

Do I need to take TOEFL? What is the minimum score on TOEFL?

Yes, if you are an international applicant. The minimum score on the TOEFL is 550 (paper test) or 213 (computer based test) or 79 on iBT (internet based test).

 

Please refer to the International Student website for more information. 

 

Is the Test of Spoken English (TSE) required and can it be taken after arriving in Auburn?

Graduate teaching assistants (GTA) must take the TSE with the exception that in certain situations, an oral exam can be taken upon arrival in Auburn in lieu of the TSE.

 

What is Auburn University's code number to send ETS test scores?

1005

 

Should I send my application material directly to the department or to the Graduate School?

Submit your application online and send official transcripts, standardized test scores, and financial statements to the graduate school.

 

Your statement of purpose, recommendation letters (in a sealed and signed envelope by the recommender if sent as a hardcopy), and any other required material to Clark Lundell, or call 344.844.2369.

 

Please do NOT send photographs, resume, high-school certificates, etc.

 

Can the application fee be waived? Who do I make the check payable to?

No, the application fee cannot be waived. The University, not the department, mandates this fee. The checks should be made payable to Auburn University.

 

Does my assistantship cover health insurance and other expenses?

Please visit the graduate school website for detailed information about the graduate student health insurance plan.

 

Where can I find information on current tuition and other fees?

The information can be found at:

 

CADC Professional Program Fees

 

Student Financial Services Business Office 

 

International Student pages

 

More Information

For more detailed information please visit the Industrial Design Graduate Program site.

 

Email Deborah Jordan in Student Services, or call 334.844.5350, to make an appointment to see an advisor.

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