Undergraduate Architecture Application

Applications must be submitted by 4:00 p.m. Monday, March 26, 2018.

Please label your pdf file in the following way:
last name_first name_Architecture_Application_2018

  1. Cover Page (include your name as it appears on MyUW)
  2. Transcripts of all college-level work. Official or unofficial transcripts are accepted. (Winter quarter grades should be included)
  3. Degree Audit Report (DARS for Architecture Major)
  4. Please write an essay of approximately 750-1000 words (double-spaced) communicating your interests and motivation in selecting this major. You should enrich your essay by describing specific experiences that have helped shape your perspective on architecture as a field of study, for example, an architecture course you have taken, a book you have read, travel experiences in which architecture played an important role, art or architecture exhibits you have attended, architectural influences or mentors you may have known, etc…Please also include examples of how the Architecture major curriculum fits with your goals and interests.
  5. Please submit a writing sample from another course (4-12 pages double-spaced) that demonstrates to the committee your research and writing abilities. Please note the course number and assignment.
  6. Personal Resume – A typewritten summary of your education, employment history, recreational interests, hobbies, skills, travel, and personal interests.
  7. Drawing Samples (Optional)- We encourage you to submit a selection of drawings from ARCH 200-Design and Representation I.

Layout and organize your information in the following order:

  • Cover Page (include your name as it appears on MyUW)
  • Transcripts (Winter quarter grades should be included)
  • Degree Audit Report (DARS for Architecture Major)
  • Essay
  • Resume
  • Writing Samples
  • Drawing/Design Work (optional but encouraged)