How to Apply

Admission Requirements

The Geofutures Master of Science in Architecture (MSArch) is a one-year postgraduate program intended for students who already hold a professional undergraduate degree in architecture (B.Arch or equivalent) and would like to obtain a masters degree. The program is also open to students interested in advanced graduate study who hold an undergraduate non-professional degree from a related field of study in the arts, sciences, or humanities.

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First consideration will be given to applications received by January 1, although applications will be accepted until March 15.

Admission requirements: portfolio of original work, academic transcript, two letters of recommendation, TOEFL transcript (only required of international applicants whose first language is not English).

The GRE is not required for this program.

Financial Aid

Competitive, merit-based scholarships valued at 40% of tuition are available to qualified applicants.


For more information please contact us at or 518-276-3986. Or visit the Geofutures website at  You may also contact the director of the Geofutures program, Chris Perry, at



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Evan Douglis, Professor


Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
School of Architecture
110 8th Street - Greene Building
Troy, NY 12180 - USA

Main Phones

Front Desk: (+1) 518-276-6466
Dean's Office: (+1) 518-276-6460
Undergrad Admissions: (+1) 518-276-8478
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