Thank you for your interest in applying to the Harvard Graduate School of Design.

Please note that Harvard University, including the GSD Office of Admissions, will be closed for the winter holiday, December 20 – January 2. Please keep those dates in mind as you work on your application, and reach out with your questions prior to December 20! We have Q&A sessions scheduled for December 10, 13, 15, and 17 (register here), and feel free to contact us at

Our application for fall 2022 is open. Apply here

The GSD offers a dynamic setting for the exchange of ideas across the fields of architecture, landscape architecture, urban planning and design, and design studies—united in the pursuit of a more just, coherent, and beautiful world.

You are welcome to attend our virtual information sessions, hosted weekly by Admissions staff. We also encourage you to explore the GSD through student work and the pages below to learn more about our degree programs, application requirements, student life, and financial aid.

Introduce yourself

Applying to the GSD

Inside the GSD