Southern California Institute of Architecture - Bachelor's Degree

SCI-Arc was founded in 1972 in Santa Monica by a group of faculty and students from Department of Architecture at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, who wanted to approach the subject from a more experimental perspective than traditional schools offered.

  • Average Tuition USD 68,872

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SCI-Arc is a world-renowned center of innovation and one of the nation's few independent architecture schools, offering undergraduate and graduate programs. We are dedicated to educating architects who will imagine and shape the future.

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  • 960 E 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90013, United States


    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge required to pursue a higher education or career in Architecture. The program offers courses that focus on the study of architectural design, history, and theory; building structures and environmental systems; project and site planning; construction; and professional responsibilities.


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    Established in 1972


    Shigeru Ban is a Japanese architect, known for his innovative work with paper, particularly recycled cardboard tubes used to quickly and efficiently house disaster victims

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        960 E 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90013, United States

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            There are no limits to being creative, and going above and beyond of what you have. SCI-Arc helps us and urges us to continuously use and improve our theoretical minds

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            SCI-Arc stands out among other architecture schools through its emphasis on form and its hands-on approach to architecture.

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            The great thing about SCI-Arc is that you are allowed to pursue your individual interests and the instructors guide and help you to develop those ideas