U-SoA is known for its commitment to community and focus on the city. The School provides students with the skills to design environmentally-responsible buildings to promote social integration and economic sustainability and support life comfortably with attention to ecosystems and resources. U-SoA students develop professional leadership skills to engage in life-long learning in architecture, urbanism and related fields. 


We are very proud of our School and the community in which we live, learn and thrive.


The Undergraduate program at U-SoA is carefully designed by renown educators, industry professionals and faculty.
U-SoA’s graduate programs are robust and include both a professional and a post-professional Master of Architecture degree.

Research is central to U-SoA's mission to advance knowledge, providing the framework for the school's multi-disciplinary efforts.

Founded in 1991, the program provides students with an intensive experience in design, theory, and history of architecture with U-SoA faculty.

U-SoA provides a wide range of labs for students and faculty to utilize.
Students in Design Build have "hands-on" learning, and are able to see their projects from inception, through to completion. 

Community outreach is a cornerstone of U-SoA's curriculum.
U-SoA students obtain the tools required for a comprehensive approach to career development and internship placement.





Stories of the U

Recent graduate, Donnie Garcia-Navarro, shares his U-SoA experience.