Admissions Requirements

The admission process is designed to enroll students of the highest promise while assuring a wide diversity of backgrounds and aptitudes within the student body.

Open House

Prospective applicants are encouraged to visit the School during our Open House on Thursday, November 2, 2017. The day’s program offers opportunities to visit classes and design studios, meet informally with faculty and students, tour the School and the University, and attend the School’s evening public lecture given by Assemble Studio. Interested applicants planning to attend the Open House should register online by November 1, 2017.

Gener​al Admission Requirements

Students matriculate only at the beginning of each academic year. All students are expected to attend full-time.

Notifications of admission and of financial aid award, if applicable, are sent no later than April 1. Acceptance of the offer of admission, including a nonrefundable deposit of $750, must be made electronically by April 15. This deposit will be credited toward tuition. Acceptances may not be deferred.
 
International students should refer to the chapter International Students for information regarding additional admission requirements.
 
For admission inquiries, contact gradarch.admissions@yale.edu or telephone 203.432.2296. For financial aid inquires, contact archfinancialaid@yale.edu or telephone 203.432.2291.
 
Please refer to the Academic Bulletin for Admission Requirements