1. Who is eligible for enrollment in the CoA+D Rome Program?
Students in the Schools of Architecture, Landscape Architecture and the Department of Interior Design are eligible for consideration. Students must have successfully completed the third year of the undergraduate program or the first year of the graduate program in the semester prior to their participation the Rome Program.
2. How will my application be evaluated?
As part of the application process, you will be asked to submit two short essays, one sketch drawing, your most current Grade Point Average, and your class standing. The Rome Program Faculty will make a selection of up to 24 students based on this criteria.
3. Who gets priority standing in the application process?
Advanced standing will be given to students who have completed their fourth year of undergraduate studies or their second year of graduate studies.
4. How much does it cost?
TBD. The program fee will cover your housing, all travel and work space related to coursework, printing/plotting, and health insurance. Not included in this fee: LSU tuition, independent travel and expenses, and food.
5. Once I’ve been accepted to the Rome Program, how do I register for classes?
After the program roster has been announced, the selected students will gather for a meeting with the director and faculty in which course offerings will be discussed. Each student will take either the landscape or architecture studio (according to discipline) and will select two seminars from among those offered. Students will be enrolled by the Rome Program and the registrar will begin assessing fees.