Bachelor of Arts in Architectural Studies

Amherst College

Amherst, Massachusetts, USA
Bachelor of Arts in Architectural Studies
Duration4 Years
LevelBachelors Program
  • The FCAS major firmly places the study of architecture in the liberal arts by encompassing the history, theory, philosophy, design, and science of the built environment.
  • The major draws on resources and faculty from a range of disciplines across the colleges, which include art history, cultural studies, history, literature, economics, urban studies, visual and media arts, gender studies, physics, sociology, and environmental studies.
  • With the guidance of their Amherst FCAS advisor, Amherst students create an individualized course of study that may include, among others, sustainable design, urban planning, and architectural history, theory, and criticism.
  • This introductory course focuses on the tools used to communicate and discuss ideas in architectural practice and theory. Students study both the practical, from sketching to parallel drawing, to the theoretical, from historical to critical perspectives
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees4386343 INR
Hostel & Meals1165248 INR
Insurance151753 INR
Transportation93381 INR
Student Services Fee73240 INR
Books & Supplies73240 INR
Personal Expenses131832 INR
Application Fees4761 INR
Total1693455 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
ExamsTOEFL: 100
25 or above recommended for each section
IELTS: 7.5
7.5 or above recommended for each component score
SAT: Accepted

Additional info
  • Essay not more than 300 words
  • School Report
  • Secondary School Transcript (A high school diploma or its recognized equivalent)
  • Counselor Recommendation (College Counselor / Guidance Counselor)
  • Two Teacher Recommendations
  • SAT scores
  • Mid-Year School Report Form
  • Officilal Transcript
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency scores
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