Immersion Program

Learn, live, and work where history is made

Fall Immersion Brochure

Geared to college-level participants and adults interested in deepening their understanding of the architectural discipline, the Immersion Program provides an opportunity to learn about architecture side-by-side with faculty and students at The School of Architecture.

During the program, participants will investigate the basics of design and representation, a brief history of Frank Lloyd Wright and Paolo Soleri, the stunning campuses, the evolution of the shelter program and the basics of 3D Architectural Modeling. During the studio, the various phases of the architectural design process are navigated; architectural drawing and 3-dimensional modeling techniques are explored. Participants design an architectural project responding to a design challenge and the final projects are presented and reviewed by faculty and students.

The School’s small scale facilitates an individualized experience and fosters a close and dynamic relationship between the participants, M. Arch. students, faculty, scholars, visiting lecturers and staff.

Participants will assist in hosting key events, may create design identities for campus initiatives, help prepare meals, garden in on-campus gardens, perform music or exhibit design projects to an invited audience.

The School of Architecture is pleased to offer an 8-week Immersion experience at the legendary Cosanti and Arcosanti campuses.

Join us for Fall 2023!

August 30 - October 27, 2023

June 30, 2023 – Application Deadline

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Per 8 WeeksDeposit (non-refundable)
TUITION$5,280$1,000 (included in tuition cost)
TOTAL COSTS$7,480/8 Week Program
You may make payments for Immersion Program tuition and fees online using the button below. You may also pay the $50 application fee here. By clicking on the button below, you will be taken to our General Payments Page where you may make online payments to the school.

Tuition Refunds

Tuition and other fees are refundable on the following schedule:
Up to matriculation or continuation date: 100%
Within the first week: 25%
Thereafter prorate less: No refund

Non-refundable fees are:
Application fee: $50.00
Tuition deposit: $1,000.00

Refund after the Commencement of Classes:
A student choosing to withdraw from the program after classes commence is to provide written (signed and dated) notice to the Director of Admissions. The notice is to indicate the expected last date of attendance.

All refunds, if due, will be issued within 30 days of the determination of the withdrawal date.

Cancellation Policy

Three-Day (3) Cancellation:
An applicant who provides written (signed and dated) notice of cancellation to the Director of Admissions within three (3) days (excluding Saturday, Sunday, and federal or state holidays) of signing their Enrollment Agreement is entitled to a refund of all monies paid. The school shall provide a 100% refund no later than 30 days from receipt of the notice of cancellation.

Other Cancellations:
An applicant requesting cancellation more than three (3) days after signing their Enrollment Agreement and making an initial payment, but prior to commencement of class, is entitled to a refund of all monies paid, minus non-refundable fees (see refunds).

I don't build a house without predicting the end of the present social order.

- Frank Lloyd Wright

Investigate, Discover and Participate in a Once-In-A-Lifetime experience

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