We seek to admit and enroll students who have demonstrated their commitment to learning and being part of a diverse and vibrant campus. For admission decisions, we consider grades and test scores, of course, but we also consider the broad ranges of experiences and talents a student will share with our community.
Please see admissions information unique to each program below. Apply directly by creating an account through the Office of Undergraduate Admissions (for BArch and BISD), or by completing the Graduate Admissions Application (for MArch and MLA).
Architecture – Applications Due December 15. Priority admissions are due November 15.
Interior Design – Applications Due December 15. Priority admissions are due November 15.
Architecture – Applications Due February 1.
Landscape Architecture – Applications Open Until July 1.
Each program has different requirements to gain admissions. For quick links, please reference the admissions pages for:
College to Host Open House November 1
The College of Architecture and Design will host an open house on Saturday, November 1 The event will give prospective undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to learn about the college’s programs in interior design, landscape architecture, and architecture. It will coincide with the university’s open house event occurring that morning. The open house is scheduled from…Read More »
Cross-Disciplinary Efforts Land New Norris House National Research Award
The New Norris House, a sustainable home and landscape designed by UT students and faculty has earned a national Honor Award for Research from the American Society of Landscape Architects. The American Society of Landscape Architects Professional Awards program celebrates the best work in the United States and world and recognizes top public, commercial, residential,…Read More »
President of the American Society of Landscape Architects Mark A. Focht to Lecture
Mark A. Focht, president of the American Society of Landscape Architects and first deputy commissioner of parks and facilities for the City of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, will lecture at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, on Wednesday, Sept. 3. Focht will present “Green City, Clean Waters: The Philadelphia Story” at 5:30 p.m. in the McCarty Auditorium of…Read More »
Summer with Scarpa: Los Angeles and the BarberMcMurry Professor
Lawrence Scarpa, an internationally celebrated architect who served as the University of Tennessee BarberMcMurry Professor in spring 2014, extended his teaching and mentorship to one worthy student this summer – Matt Barnett, a rising fifth year. Scarpa’s Los Angeles-based practice, Brooks + Scarpa, has received more than 50 major design awards, including most recently its…Read More »
College Dedicates $2.5M to Improving Facilities with Updated Labs, New Building
The College of Architecture and Design is improving its facilities over the next year through renovations and upgrades to the Art and Architecture Building and its newly acquired facility in downtown Knoxville. A total of $2.5 million is being dedicated to mechanical upgrades, design lab equipment, and state-of-the-art digital fabrication tools to create new collaborative…Read More »