Student Advancement and Achievement

BACHELOR OF ARTS, INTERIOR DESIGN

STUDENT ADVANCEMENT AND ACHIEVEMENT

All data from Kent State University is based on first time, full-time freshman. This data does not reflect transfers or change of majors.

RETENTION RATE

Of the entering 2017 first time, full-time and freshmen declaring interior design, there is a 89.2% retention rate.

GRADUATION RATE

Graduation rates at Kent State University are based on a 6-year graduation rate of entering first-year freshmen. The most current data is from 2012, listing the graduation rate as 65.4%. The 5-year graduation rate for entering freshman from 2013 is 68%, and the 4-year graduation rate from entering freshman is 57.1%.

JOB PLACEMENT AND GRADUATE STUDIES

100% of respondents from the 2016 graduating class are currently employed in Interior Design or related a field; none pursued graduate studies in 2016. 90% of respondents from the 2017 graduating class are employed in Interior Design or a related field; of this cohort, 10% are continuing their education. In 2017, 100% of all applicants to graduate schools were accepted.

So far, 100% of respondents from the 2018 graduating class (24 of 34 graduates) are currently employed in Interior Design or a related field; based on respondents, none pursued graduate studies in 2018.

Recent graduates work in design firms or industry offices such as:

  • Gensler
  • Bialosky Cleveland
  • Perkins Eastman
  • SoL Harris/Day Architecture
  • Hirsch Bedner Associates
  • HSB Architects + Engineers
  • IA Interior Architects
  • RDL Architects
  • Vocon
  • Sherwin-Williams
  • GPD Group
  • Interface
  • Stantec