Applicants are evaluated both on academic credentials and creative promise as demonstrated through a portfolio package (PDF) submission. Potential applicants may visit the school and meet faculty at scheduled Open Houses. Please see our Events Page for more information.
Applying for Graduate Programs
Admission to Carleton’s graduate programs is competitive. It’s important to familiarize yourself with the specific requirements of the program to which you wish to apply.
Post Baccalaureate - Studio First Application
Admissions to STUDIO FIRST, the first Post-Baccalaureate – Pre-architecture program in Canada, requires no formal architectural background. The program has been developed to help participants to assemble a portfolio for application to graduate programs in architecture, and to introduce the necessary skills to critically examine and design for built and urban environments.