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Christopher James, BArch graduate and LSU Discover Scholar


The LSU School of Architecture offers a five-year undergraduate program leading to a Bachelor of Architecture (BArch) and a three-year graduate program leading to a Master of Architecture (MArch). In addition to these professional degree programs, the school offers several minors for architecture and non-architecture majors. See course catalog for descriptions of minors.

Visit the School of Architecture

The best way to figure out if the School of Architecture is right for you is to see for yourself. We encourage interested students to visit the school and meet the director and coordinator of your program of interest. Tours can be arranged by contacting Student Services. Our counselors will facilitate and schedule a time for you to tour the school or the department you are interested in visiting. You may also be interested in attending Architecture Camp, a residential camp for high school students entering grades 10 through 12.

Meet Student Ambassadors


Freshmen, transfer students, undergraduate international and re-entry students should apply to LSU Undergraduate Admissions. Prospective graduate students, degree and non-degree seeking, and prospective international graduate students should apply to the LSU Graduate School and to the LSU School of Architecture’s Master of Architecture program. For information about financial aid and scholarship opportunities, visit LSU Financial Aid & Scholarship.


So you’re interested in applying to the LSU School of Architecture. Now what? Read up on admissions procedures and the program of your choice and contact our academic counselors, who will guide you through the next steps.

Want to know more? Send us your address and specify your area of interest, and we will send you more information about the LSU School of Architecture in the coming weeks.

School of Architecture
136 Atkinson Hall
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803

Telephone: 225-578-6885
Fax: 225-578-2168