Currently, 31 NAAB-accredited programs at 25 schools across the country offer (or are developing) an IPAL option, providing their students with an education that connects to real-world practice while shortening their time to licensure and expanding their career opportunities.

Image description: A map of the United States shows IPAL options by location, including the number of students. Read a full list of the programs, including location and enrollment numbers, under the header "IPAL Programs."

IPAL Programs

Check out the programs listed below to learn more about how each school is approaching IPAL:

  1. Academy of Art University in San Francisco, California (developing option): B.Arch. and M.Arch.
  2. Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana (1 student): M.Arch. 
  3. Boston Architectural College in Boston, Massachusetts (86 students): B.Arch. and M.Arch.
  4. The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC (62 students): M.Arch.
  5. Clemson University in Clemson, South Carolina (8 students): M.Arch.
  6. Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (20 students): B.Arch.
  7. Dunwoody College of Technology in Minneapolis, Minnesota (0 students): B.Arch.
  8. Florida International University in Miami, Florida (10 students): M.Arch.
  9. Lawrence Technological University in Southfield, Michigan (18 students): M.Arch.
  10. New York Institute of Technology in Old Westbury, New York (developing option): M.Arch. 
  11. NewSchool of Architecture and Design in San Diego, California (33 students): Two M.Arch. options
  12. North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina (21 students): B.Arch. and M.Arch.
  13. Portland State University in Portland, Oregon (1 student): M.Arch.
  14. Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, Georgia (103 students): M.Arch.
  15. Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Illinois (21 students): M.Arch.
  16. Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas (developing option): M.Arch.
  17. University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, Ohio (16 students): M.Arch.
  18. University of Detroit Mercy in Detroit, Michigan (1 student): M.Arch.
  19. University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida (22 students): M.Arch.
  20. University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas (developing option): M.Arch.
  21. University of Massachusetts Amherst in Amherst, Massachusetts (6 students): M.Arch.
  22. University of North Carolina-Charlotte in Charlotte, North Carolina (12 students): M.Arch.
  23. University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California (147 students): B.Arch. and M.Arch.
  24. Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston, Massachusetts (developing option): M.Arch.
  25. Woodbury University in Burbank, California and San Diego, California (25 students): B.Arch. and M.Arch.

Is your school interested in offering an IPAL option? Learn more about establishing an IPAL option, or explore the benefits for students.