Bachelor of Science in Architecture

Students working on their studio project.

The undergraduate pre-professional Bachelor of Science in Architecture (BS Arch) introduces concepts and skills upon which graduate accredited professional Master of Architecture (MArch) studies are based. 

BS Arch students are educated in design, construction technologies, digital arts, the humanities, social sciences, and aesthetic expression. Goals of the BS Arch include introducing architecture as a profession and a way of understanding our natural and built environments.

Duration of study

  • 4 year (128 credit hours)
  • Transfer students may have a different set of degree requirements. Contact School of Architecture and Planning Undergraduate Academ­ic Services for advisement.
  • Part-Time (up to 11 credit hours/semester)

Cost of Study

  • Domestic: $3,535 - $13,430
  • International: $13,430

*per semester tuition rates and does not include fees

Admissions requirements

  • Application fee: $50
  • SAT / ACT Optional
Students with Architecture and Planning work with PUSH Buffalo and have an opportunity to tour homes in Buffalo, NY in October 2022. Professor Nicholas Rajkovich helped organize the event. Photographer: Douglas Levere.

Student Life

Students stand around their installation at Silo City in Buffalo, NY.

See our work

Professor and student discuss an architectural model in studio.

Contact Undergraduate Academic Services

132 Hayes Hall
716-829-3484 extension 4

More Information

Additional information on the pre-professional Bachelor of Science in Architecture degree requirements and related career opportunities can be located in the University at Buffalo Undergraduate Catalog.

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