We are pleased that you are considering becoming a student of the College of Architecture at Texas Tech University. We encourage you to take a tour of the campus and visit the college. If you would like to arrange a campus tour which includes an Academic Information Session at the College of Architecture, you may do so at Schedule a tour.


First-time Freshman Students

  1. Complete the Admission application.
  2. Upon acceptance to the University, register for Red Raider Orientation.. At Red Raider Orientation, you will meet one on one with an architecture advisor to plan your schedule for the upcoming semester.

Once accepted into Texas Tech University, students are accepted into the general architecture program. After completion of the first year, students will go through the Comprehensive Review to apply for admission into the pre-professional program. For more information on the Comprehensive Review, please click here.

Transfer Students

  1. Complete the Admission application.
  2. Upon acceptance to the University, register for Red Raider Orientation.. At Red Raider Orientation, you will meet one on one with a architecture advisor to plan your schedule for the upcoming semester.
  3. Transfer students must meet a minimum 3.0 gpa requirement. Students who do not have the minimum gpa requirement may still take the first year architecture courses.

Students transferring in with Architecture credit

Students who are transferring with architecture credit from another institution must submit the following items by MAY 1:

  1. One page Statement of Intent indicating why you chose Architecture as a profession and what unique and diverse perspectives you will bring to the College of Architecture.
  2. Transcript
  3. Digital portfolio of 25 pages, 10MB or less, PDF format. Email PDF to anna.martinez@ttu.edu. The portfolio should include a collection of design work demonstrating the architectural abilities of the applicant. It should communicate the level, integrity, and breadth of your aptitude for the study of architecture. The review committee is interested in evaluating architectural design work, not the design of the portfolio. The portfolio should include work produced as a student and may also include a selection of supporting self-directed or outside work (two pages maximum). It should be composed in landscape (horizontal) orientation and demonstrate the applicants abilities in the following areas:

Design explored in two and three dimensions with drawings and models.

Appropriate use of media and craft in constructing drawings and models.

Understanding of plan, section, and three dimensional drawing to describe architectural space.

Freehand drawing.

Demonstration from studio courses that communicate your aptitude in construction technology, programming, analysis and design by constructing drawings and models.

REQUIRED SUBMISSIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY MAY 2. Final transcript must be submitted by June 1.

Please mail the materials to the address below.

Academic Programs Office
College of Architecture
Texas Tech University
Box 42091
Lubbock, TX 79409-2091


Questions? Please feel free to contact us.

E-Mail: Architecture.Programs@ttu.edu
Telephone: (806) 742-3136