News, Tools, and Tips to Support You Along the Path to Licensure
How Do You Stack Up Against Your Fellow Aspiring Architects?
Compare your personal timeline for completing the Intern Development Program and Architect Registration Examination® (ARE®) to the national averages. For more insight into the profession,
download NCARB by the Numbers.
New Requirements Under the IDP Streamline
The IDP now requires a total of 3,740 hours defined by 17 experience areas. Access the guidance and tools you need to meet your experience requirements as defined by these changes. Learn More
Simplified Fees Coming in 2016
Next year, NCARB will reduce and simplify its fees for the IDP and ARE to save aspiring architects money on the path to licensure.Learn more
Join the ARE® 4.0 Community
Preparing for the ARE? Become a member of NCARB’s ARE 4.0 Community on Google Plus, where you can engage with our experts and your fellow candidates to get advice on taking the exam and review prep videos. Learn More
Create the Perfect Portfolio
Five industry professionals offer insight into developing the most effective portfolio media, tips for presenting, and useful presentation technology. Learn More