Graduate Admissions

Graduate School of Architecture & Urban Design

The Graduate School of Architecture & Urban Design is comprised of professional degrees in architecture, landscape architecture, and urban design:

Master of Architecture
Master of Landscape Architecture
Master of Urban Design
MS in Advanced Architectural Design
MS in Architectural Studies

The online application for these master's programs is now available>>
To download the pdf version of the application instruction sheet for the current admission cycle, click here. For specific questions about the application process, click here>>

If you would like to be added to our mailing list or have questions about the graduate program curricula, please fill out our contact form or contact Kathleen O'Donnell, Graduate Admissions Coordinator, by phone at 314.935.6227 or 800.295.6227 (within continental United States).

Doctor of Sustainable Urbanism
Admission to the Doctor of Sustainable Urbanism program is highly competitive. A master's degree in urban design or the equivalent is required. Candidates who do not already hold a master's degree in urban design but hold a professional degree in a related field such as architecture, landscape architecture, and/or planning—and have some urban design and planning work experience—can apply with the intent to complete the Master of Urban Design degree at Washington University as a prerequisite to doctoral studies.

The online application for our Doctor of Sustainable Urbanism program is now available>>
To download the pdf version of the application instruction sheet for the current admission cycle, click here. Full application details are available here>>

If you would like to be added to our mailing list or have questions about the doctoral program curriculum, please fill out our contact form or contact Kathleen O'Donnell, Graduate Admissions Coordinator, by phone at 314.935.6227 or 800.295.6227 (within continental United States).

Graduate School of Art

The Graduate School of Art offers the Master of Fine Arts in Visual Art, the terminal professional degree in studio art. The online application for fall 2018 admission is now available>>

To download the pdf version of the application instruction sheet for our current admission cycle, click here. For specific questions apout the application process, click here>>

Prospective students have the opportunity to meet with Sam Fox School representatives at the following Graduate Portfolio Day events:

Sunday, October 29, 2017: New York, NY
Parsons School of Design

Saturday, November 4, 2017: Chicago, IL
School of the Art Institute of Chicago

For the most up-to-date information about times and venues, visit the NPDA website.

Non-Discrimination Policy

Washington University in St. Louis encourages and gives full consideration to all applicants for admission, financial aid, and employment. The University does not discriminate in access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, veteran status, disability or genetic information. Applicants with a prior criminal history will not be automatically disqualified from consideration for admission. Inquiries about compliance should be addressed to the University's Vice Chancellor for Human Resources, Washington University, Campus Box 1184, One Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63130.