Supplies, Fees, and Equipment

Architecture Students

First-year kit: First-year students are expected to purchase basic equipment and supplies for ARCH 1101 Design I and ARCH 1501 Representation I . The estimated cost is approximately $875.

Expendable supplies: Students should allow a minimum of $1,100 each academic year.

Required texts:  

  • Architectural Graphics, by Francis D.K. Ching. It is recommended you purchase this online to get the best possible price.
  • The Language of Architecture: 26 Principles Every Architect Should Know, by Andrea Simitch and Val Warke. You will need this text for second semester. It is published in a variety of languages.

Art Students

Expendable supplies: Students should expect to spend a minimum of $1,000 and up to $3,000 for expendable supplies each academic year, depending on academic level, courses selected, and projects chosen.