The FIU School of Architecture
is the architecture school
at Florida International University
, located in Miami, Florida
in the United States
. It is one of the university's 26 schools and colleges and is a school within the College of Architecture and the Arts. The school was founded in the 1980s.
The FIU School of Architecture is known for interdisciplinary structure and course work. The School of Architecture currently offers graduate degrees (for undergraduate and graduate students) in Architecture
, Interior Design
, and Landscape Architecture
, the most popular being the professional Master of Architecture
degree. Admissions to the School of Architecture is separate from that of the university admittance, making it one of the most competitive schools in the university. The school is home to about 552 undergraduate and graduate students with over 55 faculty members in 2009.
The FIU School of Architecture is the most competitive in Florida, with the lowest admission rate in the state at 14% (2011).
Undergraduate students in the School of Architecture can participate in the on-campus housing program known as the Arts and Architecture living and learning community in the Lakeview Hall South residence hall
In 1995, the school began its Master of Architecture
program. In 2001, the school began construction on its new home, the Paul Cejas Architecture Building, and in 2003 the school moved from its decades-long home... Read More