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We design. We make. We build.

We’re Jayhawks rising to greatness to become “The Pioneering Force for Global Impact Through Design”

Each one of our programs challenges students to create with intent and practice design-thinking to find real-world solutions to real-world problems. Our faculty are thought-leaders that mentor and equip our students with the design, leadership, and planning skills to make discoveries that will change the world.


The Department of Architecture offers a professional path to a Master of Architecture (M.Arch)Master of Arts in Architecture (M.A.), and a Doctor of Philosophy in Architecture (Ph.D.).


The Department of Design offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Design (B.F.A.) with areas of concentration in Illustration & Animation, Industrial Design, Photography, and Visual Communication Design and a Master of Arts in Design (M.A.) with areas of concentration in Design Management and Strategy and Interaction and User Experience Design


The Interior Architecture and Design program offers a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Interior Architecture & Design degree with the option to pursue a joint B.S. of Interior Architecture & Design–Master of Architecture degree.

Student Life

Discover what it means to be part of the Arc/D School of 12,000 and the opportunities to get involved.

Global Study

Our diverse academic Study Abroad options encourage students to gain international experience and set them on a path of global engagement.

Studio Work

Curious about what our students make in studios?