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School of Architecture and Planning becomes the first HBCU to adopt NCARB accelerated licensing program

By Hannah Su
August 26, 2022

The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) found that in 2021, Black women made up less than 1 percent of the total practicing architects in the United States. Additionally, Black architects on the path to licensure spent approximately 13.8 years obtaining licensure, while the overall average within the profession is at its earliest seven years, it hovers around 13 years for most applicants.