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Boston Architectural College (BAC)

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The BAC's Bachelor and Master of Architecture programs, accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board, prepare students to become successful licensed architects through real-world practical experience, professional networks, and creative scholarly opportunities. The BAC's Bachelor of Science in Architecture is a pre-professional program that can lead to our 2-Year Master of Architecture program.

Since 1889, our architecture program has been closely connected to the professional world, with students engaged in real-world design practice as they study. This professional work—from small local nonprofits to major international firms—provides another forum for ideas and transforms the built environment of Boston and beyond.

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The Boston Architectural College offers the following NAAB accredited degree programs:

B.Arch (150 academic credits)

M.Arch (3.5 year track - 90 academic credits, advanced placement available)

Online M.Arch (2 – 2.5 year track - minimum 30 academic credits)

The BAC also offers a pre-professional BS in Arch that leads to our NAAB accredited 2 year M.Arch


Founded 130 years ago, The Boston Architectural College is a recognized institution providing excellence in design education to members of diverse communities-with students representing 35 countries. Ranked No. 1 by GradReports for Best Architecture School for a Master's Degree and No. 1 Best Graduate School for Earning Potential, the BAC offers on-site and online bachelors and graduate degrees in architecture, interior architecture, landscape architecture, design studies, and continuing education. The BAC upholds the importance of inclusive admission, diversity, innovation, dedicated faculty, and the intrinsic value of both academic and experiential education.

We have a rolling admissions process and a priority deadline of October 15th for the spring semester and February 15th for the fall semester. If you complete the application by the priority deadline, students will be considered for a scholarship. You can review the application requirements on our website.

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