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Master’s Degree in Architectural Studies

Admission Criteria

Fall deadline: January 15

  • Minimum GPA: 3.0

Minimum English Proficiency Requirements

Test Type Total Score Reading Listening Speaking Writing
TOEFL Internet -based 80 17 17 17 17
TOEFL Paper-based 550 52 52 N/A 52
IELTS Academic 6.5 6 6 6 6

Required Application Materials

For the Office of Graduate Studies

  • Completed Graduate Studies online application
  • Unofficial Transcripts- As part of the application submission process, all applicants are required to upload unofficial copies of all post-secondary transcripts to the online application. Official transcripts are only required if accepted by the academic program.  
  • Official Results of English Proficiency Exams (International applicants only)

For the Architectural Studies Program

  • Statement of graduate goals and educational objectives discussing: which of the department’s emphasis areas is of interest; intentions regarding the M.A., M.S.; and request for a specific adviser (upload to the Graduate Studies online application).
  • 3 letters of recommendation (excluding MU Architectural Studies faculty). Can be submitted through the Graduate Studies online application.
  • Portfolio (Required for applicants with background in design)
  • Resume/CV

Admission Contact Information

Julie Shea
sheajm@missouri.edu 
137 Stanley Hall
Columbia, MO 65211
573-882-7224