FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Do I need to submit a portfolio as an admission requirement? What are the specifications for the same?
Yes, portfolio is required for admission to the interior architecture department. We accept digital (PDF only) or hard copy. We ask for representative examples of design work including short written descriptions of the projects. If it is a professional project, please clarify your role in the project. Your portfolio should give us a sense of your design skills and design experience. We do not require a specific number of projects or a certain format for the portfolio. You may choose to include examples of 2-D or 3-D art work, if applicable.
Your website mentions that I need to appear for an interview for admission. What if I am not able to come to UNCG before classes begin in Fall?
For international students and students who are unable to visit UNCG in person before starting the program, interview by telephone or Skype is acceptable.
Is GRE a requirement for admission into the program?
For admission to the interior architecture department, Graduate Record Examination is required and test scores in the 500 range on both the verbal and quantitative sections and a score of 4.5 or better on the analytical writing section are acceptable prerequisites for consideration.
What are the other admission requirements for international students?
For international students, information is available at http://www.uncg.edu/grs/prospective/international.html regarding admission requirements.
Is IELTS score instead of TOEFL score?. If yes, what is the minimum requirement?
UNCG does accept IELTS score. A score of at least 6.5 is required on the IELTS.
What is the cost to attend the University for one academic year that is inclusive of the tuition, living expense, books and supplies all in all the total cost of the University for one academic year?
Please check the following webpage for estimated cost of attending UNCG:http://www.uncg.edu/grs/financial/estimatedcost.html