• Address
    Honolulu, HI, 96822, United States
  • Architecture Degrees

    Graduate - Professional

    D.Arch.
  • Tuition
    In-State Undergrad: $9,904
    Out-of-State Undergrad: $27,472
    In-State Graduate: $13,116
    Out-of-State Graduate: $30,660
  • Full-Time Students
    240
  • School Deadlines
    Spring Semester
    Finanical Aid Sept. 1 Final Oct. 1

    Summer Session I


    Summer Session II


    Fall Semester
    Financial Aid Feb. 1 Final May 1

University of Hawaii At Manoa

School of Architecture

The School resides in a vibrant research university committed to leadership, excellence, and innovation. The School has a diverse student body of 280 Doctor of Architecture (D.Arch.) students. The School is strategically positioned between the U.S. and Asia, and is currently the only program offering a National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) first professional doctorate architecture degree.The School is a center for teaching, research, and community outreach in Hawaii, the Asia Pacific, and world. The School fosters intensive engagement of theory and practice.

http://www.arch.hawaii.edu
University
Setting

The University of Hawaii Manoa (UHM), is the major research university of the University of Hawaii System, a Carnegie Foundation "RU/VH: Research Universities (very high research activity)". UHM has over 20,000 students, and comprises nine colleges and eight professional schools. Students pursue a comprehensive liberal and professional education in a multicultural urban environment. The School's program actively engages the multi-disciplinary UHM resources in developing critical and creative thinkers able to address pressing world issues.

School Philosophy

The School of Architecture offers a global collaborative approach to improving the built and natural environment founded on intellectual inquiry, creative problem solving, and outreach with a commitment to prominence in innovative architectural education, design excellence, sustainability, and research with a focus on Hawaii, the Pacific, and Asia.

School
Programs

The program allows students to expand their ability to lead positive change in the built and natural environment. The program accepts students from high school or those holding prior degrees, and may be completed in three years to seven years depending on prior academic work and the evaluation of transfer credit. The program includes study abroad programs, community design, research lab experience, doctorate project research, and professional studio experiences.

Areas
of Focus
  • Cross-Cultural Contexts
  • Design/Build
  • Ecological Design
  • Graphics And Visualization
  • History, Theory, Criticism
  • Public Health
  • Resilience
  • Urbanism
Student
Opportunities
Lecture Series
Co-op or Work Placement
Exchange
Study Abroad
Studio / Course Trips
Cross-disciplinary Studios
Cross-disciplinary Courses
Our
Facilities
Individual Workspaces
Computer Lab
Large-format Printer
Woodshop
Metalshop
Fabrication Lab
Laser Cutter
3D Printing
CNC Milling