Become a great designer

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Come to one of America's highest ranking architecture + design schools
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Professionally Accredited
Earn towards your licensure with our undergraduate and graduate degrees
Build on what makes you unique
Student-Focused Faculty
Learn from award-winning faculty who are committed to teaching excellence
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World-Class Opportunities
Connect what you learn in the design labs to experiences across the world
Explore our design disciplines
Learn design basics, specialize in the field you choose
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Push beyond boundaries

Virginia Tech takes a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to helping students become scholars, leaders, and problem-solvers.

Our school is powered by the College of Architecture and Urban Studies at Virginia Tech. More than 2,300 students, 300 faculty and staff, 15,000 active alumni, and hundreds of industry partners around the globe call CAUS home.

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Think with your hands
Experiment through making
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How we are responding to COVID-19

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Foundation Chair, Chris Pritchett, rethinks teaching during a pandemic

“For me to be forced out of my comfort zone of how I teach—it’s actually been refreshing.”

Check the CAUS COVID-19 Studio Response

Ready for Spring 2022

Faculty, students, and staff create a safe, beautiful environment

We want everyone to be as safe as possible, and we want to continue the tradition of experiential learning that is absolutely central to the Hokie way.

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