AAP's program in New York City (AAP NYC) offers AAP students a unique opportunity to live and study in one of the most vital urban centers in the world for one semester. Enriched by field trips and social and professional networking opportunities, the undergraduate and graduate student semester in New York City plays a key role in a Cornell education.
AAP NYC offers a full roster of classes enriched by New York City's unique artistic, historical, and cultural resources and by AAP's extensive alumni network of noted metropolitan professionals, who frequently teach and serve as guest critics and mentors.
Study at AAP NYC is an option for bachelor of architecture (B.Arch.), bachelor of fine arts (B.F.A.), master of regional planning (M.R.P.), and master of landscape (M.L.A.) students, and mandatory for professional master of architecture (M.Arch.) and post-professional master of science in advanced architectural design (M.S. AAD) students.
AAP NYC provides the opportunity for bachelor of architecture (B.Arch.) students to study, work, and live in one of the world's most dynamic urban contexts. The B.Arch. program enables students to build on core curricular foundations using the city as a classroom and work with top-notch guest faculty and critics from the metro area.
The program is available to fourth- and fifth-year B.Arch. students through a competitive application process.
B.Arch. students may opt for a two-day per week internship at a prestigious Manhattan firm, in addition to their class work, giving them a chance to build work experience and experience the day-to-day operations of an urban firm.