Southern California Institute of Architecture

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Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) is a not-for-profit higher education institution located in downtown Los Angeles, California, situated in the Santa Fe Freight Depot. The school offers undergraduate and graduate-level degree programs in architecture. In addition, the institute provides a variety of outreach and community design programs, free public lectures, and regular exhibitions. SCI-Arc has an annual enrollment of about 500 students and a year-round faculty of 80, most of whom are architects. The school was founded in 1972.

General Information

Admission Office

960 East Third Street

Los Angeles, CA 90013

(213) 613-2200

Fax: (213) 613-2260

Contact: J.J. Jackman

Director of Admission
Main Address

960 East Third Street

Los Angeles, CA 90013

(213) 613-2200

Total undergrads: 278

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 69

Degree-seeking undergrads: 278

Graduate enrollment: 230


Urban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

CRegular application fee: $60
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 80%

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $21,394 $22,590 $25,350 $27,850 +9.86%
Books and Supplies $1,978 $2,700 $2,800 $2,808 +0.29%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state Off Campus $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
In-state with Family $23,372 $25,290 $28,150 $30,658 +8.91%
Average Graduate School Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $27,500
In-state Student Fees $350
Out-of-state Tuition $27,500
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $350

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 85 75 7
Architecture and Related Services 85 75 7
Architecture 85 75 7
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

Undergraduate Majors

Architecture & Related Programs
Architecture B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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