Best Colleges with Interior Design Degrees in the U.S.

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If you are seeking a degree in Interior Design, you'll find there is a large range of degrees that can be earned. A major in Interior Design is a very popular major and is offered at a wide variety of colleges and universities, all of which are listed below. Our 2018 ranking of the best colleges that offer Interior Design degrees is based on the compilation of our data from reliable government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial review. You can find more information about a Interior Design degree below along with a look at schools that offer online degrees in Interior Design.

The Best Interior Design Colleges of 2017

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 George Washington University Washington, DC

George Washington University offers 2 Interior Design Degree programs. It's a large private university in a large city. In 2015, 58 students graduated in the study area of Interior Design with students earning 41 Master's degrees, and 17 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 28 Reviews
2 The New School New York, NY

The New School offers 4 Interior Design Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large city. In 2015, 103 students graduated in the study area of Interior Design with students earning 42 Associate's degrees, 35 Master's degrees, and 26 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
3 Pratt Institute-Main Brooklyn, NY

Pratt Institute-Main offers 2 Interior Design Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a large city. In 2015, 106 students graduated in the study area of Interior Design with students earning 59 Bachelor's degrees, and 47 Master's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
4 The University of Texas at Austin Austin, TX

The University of Texas at Austin offers 2 Interior Design Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 13 students graduated in the study area of Interior Design with students earning 13 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 100 Reviews
5 University of Florida Gainesville, FL

University of Florida offers 2 Interior Design Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 23 students graduated in the study area of Interior Design with students earning 20 Bachelor's degrees, and 3 Master's degrees.

Based on 84 Reviews
6 Savannah College of Art and Design Savannah, GA

Savannah College of Art and Design offers 2 Interior Design Degree programs. It's a medium sized private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 102 students graduated in the study area of Interior Design with students earning 72 Bachelor's degrees, and 30 Master's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
7 Texas Christian University Fort Worth, TX

Texas Christian University offers 1 Interior Design Degree program. It's a medium sized private university in a large city. In 2015, 21 students graduated in the study area of Interior Design with students earning 21 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
8 Ohio State University-Main Campus Columbus, OH

Ohio State University-Main Campus offers 1 Interior Design Degree program. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 17 students graduated in the study area of Interior Design with students earning 17 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 164 Reviews
9 Florida State University Tallahassee, FL

Florida State University offers 2 Interior Design Degree programs. It's a large public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 45 students graduated in the study area of Interior Design with students earning 30 Bachelor's degrees, and 15 Master's degrees.

Based on 48 Reviews
10 University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Minneapolis, MN

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities offers 2 Interior Design Degree programs. It's a large public university in a large city. In 2015, 24 students graduated in the study area of Interior Design with students earning 24 Bachelor's degrees.

Based on 168 Reviews

List of Interior Design Schools in the U.S.

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
George Washington University George Washington University Washington, DC
5/5
17 : 1 26,212
The New School The New School New York, NY
5/5
11 : 1 10,344
Pratt Institute-Main Pratt Institute-Main Brooklyn, NY
5/5
11 : 1 4,784
The University of Texas at Austin The University of Texas at Austin Austin, TX
3/5
18 : 1 50,950
University of Florida University of Florida Gainesville, FL
2/5
20 : 1 50,645
Savannah College of Art and Design Savannah College of Art and Design Savannah, GA
5/5
22 : 1 11,861
Texas Christian University Texas Christian University Fort Worth, TX
5/5
15 : 1 10,323
Ohio State University-Main Campus Ohio State University-Main Campus Columbus, OH
3/5
15 : 1 58,663
Florida State University Florida State University Tallahassee, FL
2/5
25 : 1 40,830
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Minneapolis, MN
3/5
14 : 1 50,678
Syracuse University Syracuse University Syracuse, NY
5/5
18 : 1 21,789
University of Wisconsin-Madison University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison, WI
3/5
12 : 1 42,716
The University of Alabama The University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, AL
3/5
25 : 1 37,098
Drexel University Drexel University Philadelphia, PA
5/5
14 : 1 25,595
Iowa State University Iowa State University Ames, IA
2/5
22 : 1 35,714
Baylor University Baylor University Waco, TX
5/5
16 : 1 16,787
Michigan State University Michigan State University East Lansing, MI
3/5
18 : 1 50,538
Fashion Institute of Technology Fashion Institute of Technology New York, NY
2/5
21 : 1 9,565
Indiana University-Bloomington Indiana University-Bloomington Bloomington, IN
3/5
23 : 1 48,514
Rochester Institute of Technology Rochester Institute of Technology Rochester, NY
5/5
15 : 1 16,639
Academy of Art University Academy of Art University San Francisco, CA
4/5
22 : 1 13,800
New Jersey Institute of Technology New Jersey Institute of Technology Newark, NJ
4/5
22 : 1 11,325
Purdue University-Main Campus Purdue University-Main Campus West Lafayette, IN
3/5
20 : 1 40,472
California State University-Long Beach California State University-Long Beach Long Beach, CA
2/5
27 : 1 37,446
University of Kentucky University of Kentucky Lexington, KY
3/5
17 : 1 29,727

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Getting an Interior Design Degree Online

Schools offering online Interior Design degrees

Online Interior Design degrees are available at a variety of different schools with as many as 228 degrees earned at the most popular school. Read more below about all schools that have offered online Interior Design degrees. If you are interested learning more about getting a degree online, check out our page dedicated to online degree information.

Certificate
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Doctoral
School Name Certificate Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Academy of Art University 0 18 81 129 0
The Art Institute of Pittsburgh-Online Division 66 7 62 0 0
New York School of Interior Design 34 0 0 56 0
Savannah College of Art and Design 0 0 0 30 0
Century College 20 0 0 0 0
How many schools offer online Interior Design degrees?
  • 6 Certificates
  • 6 Associate's
  • 5 Bachelor's
  • 3 Master's

What degrees do people get in Interior Design?

Degree Level Program Length Colleges Graduates
Associate's 2-year Length 188 Colleges 1,588 Graduates
Bachelor's 4-year Length 229 Colleges 3,057 Graduates
Certificates < 1 year Length 140 Colleges 896 Graduates
Master's 1+ years Length 33 Colleges 440 Graduates

Interior Design Degree Overview

On the start of the search for Interior Design degrees, know that receiving a traditional degree is very typical. The most typical path for those earning a degree in Interior Design can expect a standard two to four years to earn a degree. The most prevailing Interior Design degree earned was a bachelor's degree and it also has the widest range of school possibilities as well. The second most popular Interior Design degree that people obtain is an associate's degree. While a bachelor's degree has more popularity, it isn't uncommon for an associate's degree as well. Although a master's degree is offered at some schools, getting an advanced degree is not very common. Keeping in mind what you hope to achieve by earning a degree in Interior Design, look to choose a degree at a school that can meet your flexibility and schedule needs.

Average cost of college for a Interior Design degree

Average Tuition and Fees for a 2 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$3,129 Public In-State
$15,515 Private In-State
$7,100 Public Out-of-State
$15,515 Private Out-of-State

Average Tuition and Fees for a 4 year Degree

Average Tuition and Fees School Control Student Residence
$7,396 Public In-State
$21,815 Private In-State
$18,863 Public Out-of-State
$21,876 Private Out-of-State

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