DAAP Graduate Admissions Process

Thank you for your interest in the University of Cincinnati (UC) and the College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP).

We welcome you to follow these steps toward a successful application to your program of interest:

Step 1:


Find out more about each of our Graduate Programs and their individual application requirements: 

Step 2:


Connect with our Graduate Program Directors or Graduate Student Ambassadors.

Step 3:

Start Your Application

The University of Cincinnati’s, College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning Graduate Programs feature proven curriculums.

Step 4:

Submit by the Application Deadline

To be eligible for scholarships, you must complete your application by the program deadline.

January 10

  • Master of Architecture
  • Master of Schience in Architecture 
  • PhD in Architecture  
  • Master of Design
  • Master of Fine Arts
  • Master of Arts in Art Education
  • Master of Community Planning
  • PhD in Regional Development Planning
  • Master of Landscape Architecture
  • Master of Science in Landscape Architecture

Step 5:

Accept Your Offer of Admission

Once you receive an offer of admission, review, sign, and return your offer letter as soon as possible. Offer letters can be returned no later than April 15th to hold your seat in the program.  You will also need to complete the online confirmation form available on your application status page and pay the $500 confirmation deposit by April 15th.

Step 6:

Monitor your UC Email Account

All correspondences will be sent to your UC email account to prepare for enrollment and orientation. 

Step 7:

Attend Orientation

Each program hosts an orientation before classes begin.

DAAP Graduate Programs

College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning
5460 DAAP
University of Cincinnati
PO Box 210016
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0016

P 513-556-4933