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Brooklyn, NY 11201


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ARE Pass Rates

Pass rates on the Architect Registration Exam (ARE) can be found here .

Accredited Programs

In the United States, most registration boards require a degree from an accredited professional degree program as a prerequisite for licensure. The National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB), which is the sole agency authorized to accredit professional degree programs in architecture offered by institutions with U.S. regional accreditation, recognizes three types of degrees: the Bachelor of Architecture, the Master of Architecture, and the Doctor of Architecture. A program may be granted an eight-year, three-year, or two-year term of accreditation, depending on the extent of its conformance with established educational standards.

Doctor of Architecture and Master of Architecture degree programs may require a preprofessional undergraduate degree in architecture for admission. However, the preprofessional degree is not, by itself, recognized as an accredited degree.

The NAAB grants candidacy status to new programs that have developed viable plans for achieving initial accreditation. Candidacy status indicates that a program expects to achieve initial accreditation within six years of achieving candidacy, if its plan is properly implemented.

In order to meet the education requirement set forth by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, an applicant for an NCARB Certificate must hold a professional degree in architecture from a program accredited by the NAAB; the degree must have been awarded not more than two years prior to initial accreditation. However, meeting the education requirement for the NCARB Certificate may not be equivalent to meeting the education requirement for registration in a specific jurisdiction. Please contact NCARB for more information.

The New York City College of Technology, Department of Architectural Technology is currently in candidacy for the following NAAB accredited degree program.

  • B. Arch. (160 undergraduate credits)

Initial Candidacy granted: 2018
Next visit for continuation of candidacy: 2022
Projected year of initial accreditation: 2023
Earliest graduation date projected to meet NCARB education requirement: 2023

NAAB City Tech 2020, Continuing Candidacy Visiting Team Report (VTR)

NAAB City Tech 2020, Architecture Program Report (APR) Continuation of Candidacy

NAAB 2021, Letter of Continuation of Candidacy

NAAB City Tech 2018 Initial Candidacy Visiting Team Report (VTR)

NAAB City Tech 2017 Architecture Program Report (APR)

NAAB 2018 Letter of Initial Candidacy