Department of Interior Design

Student Performance Data

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Interior design careers fulfill a wide variety of interests.

Your experience at UF-ID can help shape you into the designer that you want to be.  Below is some recent information regarding our past graduates.

 


UF-ID Job Placement Rates

93% of the students who graduated in May 2016 were employed in the field by May 2017.

84% of the students who graduated in May 2015 were employed in the field by May 2016.

89% of the students who graduated in May 2014 were employed in the field by May 2015.

 


Retention, graduation rates, & acceptance into graduate programs

Graduating Class
Retention Rate
Graduation Rate
Rate of Acceptance into Graduate Programs of students seeking graduate studies
2017
100%
100%
100%
2016
90%
100%
100%
2015
74%
95%
100%

 

Graduation Rate By Cohort (FTIC and Transfer Students)

Please note that due to course sequencing, transfer students have to complete a minimum three-year track depending on semester of admission.

 
Cohort 2011
Cohort 2012
Cohort 2013
FTIC Students
(FTIC=First Time in College)
4 Year
6 Year
4 Year
6 Year
4 Year
6 Year
Entering Interior Design in First Year
56%
44%
62%
38%
67%
33%
Students Entering Selective Admissions  (Semester 4)
79%
91%
79%

Places of employment

Over the past three years UF graduates have gained entry-level interior design positions across the country.  Below is a sampling of firms and companies that have hired graduates from the interior design program.

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Commercial Design

Ai Collaborative – Tampa, FL

Callison – Seattle, WA & Dallas, TX

Design Collaborative – Atlanta, GA

Disney – Orlando, FL

Gensler – Tampa, FL, New York, NY & Seattle, WA

Gresham, Smith and Partners – Jacksonville, Tampa, & Miami FL

Hendrick – Atlanta, GA

Jeffery Beers International – New York, NY

KH Webb Architects – Vail, CO

M Moser Associates – New York, NY

Perkins Eastman – Charlotte, NC

Perkins + Will – Austin, TX

Pulp Design Studio – Dallas, TX

RS&H – Jacksonville, FL

STG Design – Austin, TX

Studio West – Lubbock, TX

Studios Architecture – New York, NY

TPG – New York, NY

TVS Design – Atlanta, GA

Veenendaal Cave – Atlanta, GA

Ware Malcomb – Denver, CO

WATG and Wimberly Interiors, Miami FL

 

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Residential Design

DWD, Inc – Miami, FL

Renee Gaddis Interiors – Naples, FL

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Internships

After completing their junior year in the program, Interior Design students typically do summer internships.  In fact, over the past three years, 74 percent of all students interned in firms across the US.  Below is a sampling of companies and firms that have hired our interns from 2015 to 2017:

Ai Collaborative – Tampa, FL

ASD Sky – Jacksonville & Tampa FL

Catlin Design – Jacksonville, FL

Disney Imagineering – Orlando, FL

Forest Perkins – Dallas, TX

Gresham, Smith and Partners – Jacksonville and Tampa, FL

HOK – Tampa, FL

Herman Miller – Tampa, FL

Perkins Eastman – Charlotte, NC

Perkins + Will – Atlanta, GA

RS&H – Jacksonville, FL

Studio 11 Design – Dallas, TX

The Switzer Group, New York, NY

TVS Design – Atlanta, GA

UF PD&C – Gainesville, FL