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Other Facts about the Interior Design Program

AY 2013/14

AP and Transfer Credit

81% of ID students receive AP or transfer credit from other institutions.[1]

Second Major and Minor Areas of Study

While few students have second majors (5%), nearly a third of 2013/14 ID students (32%) had at least one minor field of study, including 2-D Media Studies, 3-D Media Studies, American Literature, Arts Management, Community-Based Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Family Relationships, Fashion Design, General Business, Global Perspectives on Sustainability, History, Italian, Management, Management and Leadership, and Marketing.

Design-Related Internship Experience

Many of our students participate in interior design- and architecture-related summer or other internships while a student in the ID Program.

  • 46% of the May 2014 graduating class and 47% of the 2013 graduates had one or more internships by the time they graduated.[2] Some of the employing firms include:
    • Anne Sneed Interior Architecture (Solana Beach, CA)
    • BHR Décor (Summit, NJ)
    • Chute Gerdeman (Columbus, OH)
    • Corporate Concepts (Chicago, IL)
    • Crimson Design Group (Columbus, OH)
    • Culligan Abraham Architects (Clarendon Hills, IL)
    • Donghia (Beachwood, OH)
    • Enriching Spaces (Cincinnati, OH)
    • Gap, Inc. (San Francisco, CA)
    • Holly Hunt (New York City, NY)
    • Kara Mann Design (Chicago, IL)
    • Kate Collins Interiors (San Francisco, CA)
    • Kathleen Goldfarb-Bliss (Bainbridge, OH)
    • MB1/K2M Architecture (Cleveland, OH)
    • Miami University, Planning, Architecture, and Engineering (Oxford, OH)
    • Surface Materials Showroom at Ohio Design Center (Cleveland, OH)
    • The Container Store (Columbus, OH)
    • Van Auken Akins (Cleveland, OH)

Travel Abroad and Other Off-Campus Experience

71% of recent 2013 graduates participated in off-campus and abroad experiences during their time at Miami, including programs in Ghana, Italy, and London[3]

62% of recent 2014 graduates participated in off-campus and abroad experiences during their time at Miami, including programs in Australia, Ghana, Italy, and Turkey.[4]




[1] Data based on analysis of student transcripts from AY2012/13 and AY2013/14.

[2] Data based on analysis of survey of May 2013 and December 2013 graduates of the ID Program (survey response rate: 53%) and analysis of survey of May 2014 graduating seniors (survey response rate: 46%).

[3] Data based on analysis of survey of May 2013 and December 2013 graduates of the ID Program. Survey response rate: 53%.

[4] Data based on analysis of student transcripts from AY2012/13 and AY2013/14.