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University of South Florida

School of Architecture and Community Design

Tampa, FL

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University of South Florida

Overview

University of South Florida / School of Architecture and Community Design is located in Tampa, FL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Architecture (M Arch) Architecture
Master of Urban and Community Design (MUCD) Urban and community design

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 42

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

59
Applied
23
Accepted
17
Enrolled
39%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements three letters of recommendation; portfolio or creative work; written statement of intent; prerequisite courses in physics, calculus, and AutoCAD

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

93
Total Graduate Students
20%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 15.05%
Black or African American 7.53%
White or Caucasian 41%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 9.68%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.23%
Unknown 2.15%

Gender

Male (48%)
Female (51%)

Faculty

8
Total faculty
Full-time - 8
Part-time - 0

Research

Focus of faculty research: Urban community design and planning; public space infrastructure; conditions of suburban sprawl; redevelopment strategies for abandoned commercial centers and edges; sustainability; influences of technology, cultural identity and interpretation and social values on architectural design; epistemology of design thinking; tropical architecture; high-density urbanism; design benevolence; economic development/community revitalization; housing/residential development; development regulations
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
352,697

Location & Contact

Address 4202 East Fowler Avenue
Tampa, FL  33620-9951
United States
Contact Dr. Robert MacLeod
Director and Professor, School of Architecture and Community Design
Email: rmacleod@arch.usf.edu
Phone: 813-974-6015
Fax: 813-974-2557

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