Admission Requirements + Deadlines

PROGRAM CONTACTS, REQUIREMENTS AND DEADLINES

Program

Points of Contact

Admission Requirements

Deadlines

Architecture

Bachelor of Science

 

Program Director: Ivan bernal, ibernal [at] kent.edu, 330-672-0934

Program Secretary: Lynda Barnett, lbarnet3 [at] kent.edu, 330-672-2789

  • 3.0 GPA
  • Top 20% of Class
  • SAT: 1200 (old SAT Score 1180)
  • ACT Composite of 25
  • ACT Math 25
  • ACT English 25

 

Jan 31st

Architectural Studies

Bachelor of Arts

Program Coordinator: Dr. Brett Tippey, btippey [at] kent.edu, 330-672-3934

Program Secretary: Lynda Barnett, lbarnet3 [at] kent.edu, 330-672-2789

Jan 31st

Interior Design

Bachelor of Arts

Interim Program Director: 
William Willoughby, wwilloug [at] kent.edu, 330-672-3765

Program Secretary: Lynda Barnett, lbarnet3 [at] kent.edu, 330-672-2789

  • 2.75 GPA
  • SAT: 1100 (old SAT Score 1020)
  • ACT composite of 22

Jan 31st

Master of Architecture

[+MBA] or [+MUD]

Program Coordinator:  Ivan Bernal, ibernal [at] kent.edu, 330-672-0934

Associate Dean and Graduate Director: William Willoughby, wwilloug [at] kent.edu, 330-672-3765

Program Secretary: Connie Simms, csimms3 [at] kent.edu, 330-672-3765

  • Statement of Purpose
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Transcripts
  • GRE scores (see below)
  • Letters of Reference
  • Portfolio

Jan. 15th

Master of Urban Design

Program Coordinator: Ivan Bernal, ibernal [at] kent.edu, 330-672-0934

Associate Dean and Graduate Director: William Willoughby, wwilloug [at] kent.edu, 330-672-3765

Program Secretary: Connie Simms, csimms3 [at] kent.edu, 330-672-3765

  • Statement of Purpose
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Transcripts
  • GRE scores (see below)
  • Letters of Reference
  • Portfolio

Jan. 15th

Master of Landscape Architecture

Pre and Post Professional Degrees

MLA Coordinator: Cat Marshall, cmarsh40 [at] kent.edu, 216-357-3434

Associate Dean and GraduateDirector: William Willoughby, wwilloug [at] kent.edu, 330-672-3765

Program Secretary: Connie Simms, csimms3 [at] kent.edu, 330-672-3765

  • Post-Professional requires LAAB B.A.
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Transcripts
  • GRE scores (see below)
  • Letters of Reference
  • Portfolio

Priority Deadline February 15th

Master of Healthcare Design

Program Coordinator: Sara Bayramzadeh,
sbayramz [at] kent.edu, 330-672-0936

Program Secretary: Connie Simms, csimms3 [at] kent.edu, 330-672-3765

  • Accredited Degree from NABB, CIDA, LAAB, NASAD, or International Equivalent  
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Transcripts
  • Letters of Reference
  • Portfolio

Fall: January 15th

Spring: June 1st

Master of Science in Architecture and Environmental Design

Program Coordinator: Reid Coffman,
rcoffma4 [at] kent.edu, 216-337-5934

Associate Dean and Graduate Director: William Willoughby, wwilloug [at] kent.edu, 330-672-3765

Program Secretary: Connie Simms, csimms3 [at] kent.edu, 330-672-3765

  • 3.2 GPA
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Transcripts
  • GRE scores (see below)
  • Letters of Reference
  • Portfolio

Fall: April 15th

 

Graduate Certificate in Health Systems and Facilities Design 

 

Program Coordinator: Sara Bayramzadeh,
sbayramz [at] kent.edu, 330-672-0936

 

Rolling

Priority deadlines: October 30 and May 30

SUBMITTING APPLICATION MATERIALS

Undergraduate and graduate students should submit materials electronically through the respective undergraduate admissions or graduate admissions portals. With the exception of the portfolio.

INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS

Please review the information on the Kent State University Office of Global Education website regarding international graduate student admissions. For applicants who must complete language proficiency testing as part of the application, the minimum required language proficiency scores for the College of Architecture and Environmental Design are:

Minimum required language proficiency scores for CAED

TOEFL PBT

TOEFL iBT

IELTS

METLAB

PTE

 550

 80

 6.5

 77

 54

GRADUATE RECORD EXAMINATION (GRE) SCORES

Scores above 151 (460) verbal reasoning, 150 (620) quantitative reasoning and 4.25 analytical writing will give an applicant good chances of admission. Note: GRE is not required for the MHCD degree application.

LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION

Letters of recommendation are required for some masters programs. Submit letters of recommendation completed by persons who are familiar with your educational goals and your ability to achieve them (at least three, one of which from a non-academic source, preferably professional). The format may be a letter and/or the recommendation form, which can be downloaded from the Graduate Studies Forms Library. For MSAED program letters of recommendation refer to MSAED admission requirements page.

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