Department of

Interior Design

About Us

CIDA Accreditation Data

Professional Outcomes

98% of responding students graduating from August 2015 through May 2016 were employed or continuing their education within six months of graduation.

95% of responding students were employed, and of those 95% were employed in professional positions.

2% of respondents continued their education.

8% did not reply to requests for information.

Places of Employment

Students have been employed as interior designers, space planners, project managers, media and design consultants. Employers include:

3rd Story Scottsdale, Arizona
Amanda Reynal Interiors Des Moines, Iowa
Architects Schipper Kastner Des Moines, Iowa
BH Management Des Moines, Iowa
Boat’s Home Furnishings Pella, Iowa
CallisonRTKL Dallas, Texas
Corgan Associates, Inc. Dallas, Texas
Custom Granite & Stone Ankeny, Iowa
Damon Liss Design New York City, New York
DB Developments, Inc. Libertyville, Illinois
Distinctive Designs for Kitchens and Baths Springfield, Illinois
Dreamscape Home Builders West Des Moines, Iowa
Fredman Design Group Chicago, Illinois
HGA Architects & Engineers Milwaukee, Wisconsin
HNI Corporation Muscatine, Iowa
Homemakers Des Moines, Iowa
IA – Interior Architects Dallas, Texas
K. Renee Home Des Moines, Iowa
Koch Brothers Inc. Des Moines, Iowa
Kris McViker Des Moines, Iowa
Leiht Restoration (2) Ames, Iowa
Martin Gardner Architecture, P.C. Marion, Iowa
MBH Architecture San Francisco, California
NELSON Minneapolis, Minnesota
Pigott, Inc. Des Moines, Iowa
RDG Planning & Design Des Moines, Iowa
Saxton Inc. Des Moines, Iowa
Scott Rice Office Works Lenexa, Kansas
Simonson and Associates, L.L.C. Des Moines, Iowa
Steffen Furniture Spencer, Iowa
Streetsense Washington, District of Columbia
Tiffany Brooks Interiors Chicago, Illinois
Vivid Home Minneapolis, Minnesota
Ware Malcomb Chicago, Illinois
Workspace Inc. Des Moines, Iowa
Yaeger Architecture, Inc. Overland Park, Kansas

Graduation Rates

84.4% of students who entered the interior design professional degree program in Fall 2013 as sophomores graduated in Spring or Summer 2016.


Our most recent retention figures indicate that 98% of the students starting each school year return for the next.

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