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Application Management

To create an application, scroll to the bottom of the page and select "Create an account" if you're a first-time user, or "Log in" if you're a returning user.  

Application Deadlines

Degree Programs
January 3rd
Master of Architecture

January 15th
M.S. Advanced Architectural Design
M.S. Architecture and Urban Design
M.S. Urban Planning
M.S. Historic Preservation
M.S. Real Estate Development
M.S. Critical, Curatorial, and Conceptual Practices in Architecture

Dual degree candidates must submit a separate application for each program. 

Non-Degree Programs
Rolling Admission

Shape of City: New York/Paris
Intro to Architecture
Visiting Scholar

August 15th (Fall term)
Special Student

December 1 (Spring term)
Special Student 

Please click HERE for specific program application requirements.

An application fee of $75 (payable by Visa or MasterCard only) is due at the time of application submission.


Applicants who wish to apply for Student Loans and Work Study should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at

Please note that although there is no official deadline for the FAFSA, Columbia University Student Financial Planning requires 4-6 weeks to prepare a Financial Aid Package. Applicants should plan accordingly if they wish to receive notice of federal funding by April 1st.


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First-time users:

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