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Applications are accepted once a year for admission into the fall semester. Please note that two applications are required for the Bachelor of Science in Architecture degree administered at Texas Tech University Huckabee College of Architecture El Paso.

Successful acceptance of an application in either location does not guarantee acceptance into both locations. You must be accepted at both TTU Lubbock and TTU at El Paso in order to attend the architecture program at TTU at El Paso.

Application I: Lubbock

Submit to main campus in Lubbock. Apply to Texas Tech University as an undergraduate transfer. Application starts July 1st.

  1. The application fee is $75 for U.S. students and $125 for international applicants to Texas Tech University [Lubbock].
  2. Submit official college transcripts and an official high school transcript to the registrar at Texas Tech Lubbock by the listed deadline.

Application II: El Paso

Submit to TTU Huckabee College of Architecture El Paso. Application deadline is November 30th. Email application materials to architecture.elpaso@ttu.edu.

  1. Download and complete the Application Supplement form and send it with all application materials.
  2. One-page Statement of Intent indicating why you chose Architecture as a profession and what unique and diverse perspectives you will bring to the Huckabee College of Architecture.
  3. Unofficial Transcripts (in addition to Official Transcripts sent to TTU.)
  4. Digital portfolio of 15 to 25 pages, PDF format. 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. 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 orientation and demonstrate the applicant's abilities in the following areas:
    • Design explored in two and three dimensions and supported through drawings and models.
    • Appropriate use of media and the mastery of craft in constructing drawings and models.
    • Understanding of plan, section, and three-dimensional drawing to describe architectural space.
    • Freehand drawing: use of line, line weight, accurate observation.
    • Studio course work that additionally demonstrates aptitude in construction, design, analysis and programming through graphics and models.

Additional Information

You are officially accepted when you receive an acceptance letter from the Texas Tech University Registrar's Office in Lubbock and an acceptance letter from the architecture program director at TTU at El Paso. You will be accepted as a third-year architecture student and will follow the TTU at El Paso architecture program's curriculum. Texas Tech University Lubbock will notify you of your application status by updating the Applications tab in your RaiderLink. You are responsible for checking this site for important information and updates.

Once you are accepted into both campuses, you will attend a mandatory orientation session held at the TTU at El Paso campus. You will begin your ID processing during Orientation. Once you are issued a Texas Tech University email account all university communication must be made using this email account. You will also be required to meet with your advisor before beginning classes.

All students are expected to have a personal computer and the latest Rhino software. Visit the HCOA@Lubbock Computer & Software Requirements page for more information.

B.S. in Architecture, El Paso