Colleges and Universities


California Schools with NAAB-Accredited Programs

The National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) accredits professional programs in architecture offered by institutions accredited by a US regional accrediting agency. All 54 US licensing boards accept a degree from a NAAB-accredited program for licensure (37 boards require it).

Academy of Art University
79 New Montgomery St., 6th Fl.
San Francisco, CA94105-3410

Phone: (415) 274-2200

Degree(s)/Program(s) Offered:

  • Bachelor of Architecture (B. Arch.)
  • Master of Architecture (M. Arch.)
Academy of Art University
California College of the Arts
1111 8th St.
San Francisco, CA94107-2247

Phone: (415) 703-9561

Degree(s)/Program(s) Offered:

  • Bachelor of Architecture (B. Arch.)
  • Master of Architecture (M. Arch.)
California College of the Arts
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
1 Grand Ave., Bldg. 05-212A
San Luis Obispo, CA93407-9000

Phone: (805) 756-1316

Degree(s)/Program(s) Offered:

  • Bachelor of Architecture (B. Arch.)
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
3801 W. Temple Ave., Bldg. 7
Pomona, CA91768-2557

Phone: (909) 869-2683

Degree(s)/Program(s) Offered:

  • Bachelor of Architecture (B. Arch.)
  • Master of Architecture (M. Arch.)
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
NewSchool of Architecture and Design
1249 F St.
San Diego, CA92101-6634

Phone: (619) 684-8777 or (800) 490-7081

Degree(s)/Program(s) Offered:

NewSchool of Architecture and Design
NewSchool of Architecture and Design: Integrated Path to Architectural Licensure (IPAL)
Southern California Institute of Architecture
960 E. 3rd St.
Los Angeles, CA90013-1822

Phone: (213) 613-2200

Degree(s)/Program(s) Offered:

  • Bachelor of Architecture (B. Arch.)
  • Master of Architecture (M. Arch.)
Southern California Institute of Architecture
University of California, Berkeley
232 Wurster Hall, Spc. 1800
Berkeley, CA94720-1800

Phone: (510) 642-4942

Degree(s)/Program(s) Offered:

  • Master of Architecture (M. Arch.)
University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Los Angeles
1317 Perloff Hall
Los Angeles, CA90095-0001

Phone: (310) 825-7857

Degree(s)/Program(s) Offered:

  • Master of Architecture (M. Arch.)
University of California, Los Angeles
University of Southern California
Watt Hall, Ste. 204
Los Angeles, CA90089-0001

Phone: (213) 740-3775

Degree(s)/Program(s) Offered:

University of Southern California
University of Southern California: Integrated Path to Architectural Licensure (IPAL)
Woodbury University—Burbank
7500 N. Glenoaks Blvd.
Burbank, CA91504-1052

Phone: (818) 252-5121

Degree(s)/Program(s) Offered:

Woodbury University
Woodbury University: Integrated Path to Architectural Licensure (IPAL)