Prospective Students

Studying Architecture at RIT is an exciting and dynamic possibility for students from around the world.

Before You Apply

Before you apply, please visit and carefully read the Admissions Requirements, Admissions FAQ, and Portfolio Requirements pages on this site. These pages contain a significant amount of important information and will help to answer many of your questions about the program and the application process. Most of all, this information will help you to assemble your very best application package.

We offer a number of open house opportunities from September–May and guided tours periodically throughout the year for students interested in visiting the RIT Architecture facilities. To arrange a tour, please contact RIT Graduate Enrollment Services or click the department link below.

How to Apply

Once you are ready to apply, please visit the RIT Graduate Enrollment Services website to begin your application. 

Additional Questions

If you have additional questions or have a concern not addressed on this website, please feel free to contact an online admissions counselor at RIT Graduate Enrollment Services for immediate attention, or for less time-sensitive or more complicated questions, please send an e-mail to, please include M.Arch. Admissions Question in the subject line.

To find out more or to arrange a visit or tour, please contact:

Ms. Donna Podeszek
Golisano Institute for Sustainability
Rochester Institute of Technology
111 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, NY 14623
+1 (585) 475-4990