Bachelor of Interior Design Student Achievement Data
The Interior Design Program, located in the College of Art and Architecture, is proud of the success of our graduates. A number of graduates continue their education by pursuing a graduate degree, often times following the seamless BID/MArch option we offer in collaboration with the Architecture program. Additionally, graduates have the additional options of the Master of Integrated Architecture and Design and the Master of Bioregional Planning and Community Design, offered by our college.
Our program is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) and the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
Employers of our Graduates
WDEC, Beijing, China
89% of the students who graduated in May 2015 and actively searched for employment in the design discipline were employed by January 1, 2016.
Graduation Rates for CIDA Co-hort
100% of students from the May 2015 graduating class who applied to graduate school were accepted. Students apply to national and international graduate schools, as well as our Seamless BID/Master of Architecture Program. Students entering the seven year Seamless BID/MArch program apply to the Architecture Program prior to the beginning of the 4th year of study in the Interior Design Program. In past years students have also entered graduate programs at Pratt Institute, University of Pennsylvania, Université Stendhal-Grenoble, and the University of Idaho.
Retention/Attrition for CIDA Co-hort
100% of the 3rd year students admitted into the Interior Design Program from the class of 2015 enrolled during the spring 2014 semester returned in fall 2015, putting attrition at 0%. 75 % of the 1st year students with a declared major in Interior Design who enrolled in fall 2012 returned in the fall of 2013, putting attrition at 25 %.