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Undergraduate students enter the Landscape Architecture Department as freshmen or transfer students. Landscape Architecture is part of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS).

Incoming Freshmen

For general freshman application information, visit the CALS First Year Students page. This page contains links for how to apply, requirements for admission, selection criteria, and timetable for admission.

Transfer Students

For general transfer application information, visit the CALS Undergraduate Transfer Students page. This page contains links for how to apply, special and visiting students, timetables, transfer agreements with other colleges and universities, transfer credits, transfer day, and transfer criteria.  Students who have already received an undergraduate degree should apply to the three-year Master of Landscape Architecture curriculum.

Transfer Students (from within CALS ONLY)

If you are already a student in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and would like to transfer to the Landscape Architecture undergraduate curriculum, you will need to fill out this LA Transfer Application and submit it, along with a portfolio, to:

Landscape Architecture Department

440 Kennedy Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853

Portfolio

All applicants to the Landscape Architecture program are required to submit a portfolio. The portfolio is used to assess your aptitude for visual thinking and design.

Financial Aid

Financial Aid for undergraduates is need-based. For information related to financial aid, visit the CALS Financing Your Cornell Education page.