CIDA Accreditation Data
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|
|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|
|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|
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.