Start Your Journey in Interior Design

The Department of Interior Design at the University of Florida is an internationally recognized program committed to evidence-based design that emphasizes the role of human centered research to guide the design process.


Interior Design

Our interdisciplinary design studios offer students the knowledge and hands-on skills necessary to excel in many design fields. The studio environment, mentored by professional and NCIDQ certified faculty, allows for individual and team project-based learning that combines design thinking, intensive research, design development, creativity, and technical skills enabling our graduates to become leaders in the field.

Career Paths

Application Information

The UF Office of Admissions reviews freshman admission applications. Admitted freshman applicants can declare Interior Design as his or her major. 

Application Deadline: November 1st

The College of Design, Construction & Planning reviews transfer applications. Students who have earned an AA degree or at least 60 credit hours may apply for transfer admissions. Transfer applicants are considered on a space available basis. 

Competitive applicants should complete the below prerequisite courses prior to transferring to UF: 

• Physics I PHY 2053 OR Applied Physics PHY 2004
• Precalculus MAC 1147 OR Precalculus Algebra MAC 1140 AND Trigonometry MAC 1114
•Art History II ARH 2051

Application Deadline: 
Summer: February 1st 
Fall: June 1st

Check out what our students are doing

Alumni Profile

Cat Lindsay, B.Des 1986

Cat Lindsay is currently the Head of Workplace and Design Global Real Estate for HBO, Turner, CNN and Warner Brothers. Her responsibilities include leading the research, design and implementation of firm-wide workplace strategy working with the key stakeholders in all divisions.Before that, she was an owner/partner at Lindsay Newman Architecture and Design for 14 years, where she partnered with John Newman in leading the Lindsay Newman team to complete corporate, residential and cultural projects including the Liberty National Clubhouse, Guest House, Snack Shop Building and Teaching Super Center.

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