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2016/17 Academic Year Facts About the Interior Design Program

AP and Transfer Credit
67% of the 2016/17 Interior Design students received AP or transfer credit from other institutions as they entered our program.

Second Major and Minor Areas of Study
While few students had second majors (5%), nearly a two-thirds of 2016/17 ID students (65%) had at least one minor field of study, including Art & Architecture History, Entrepreneurship, European Area Studies, Fashion Design, Film Studies, General Business, Gerontology (Aging and Health), Graphic Design, History, management & Leadership, and Urban Design.

Design-Related Internship Experience 
100% of our May 2017 graduating class participated in one or more interior design- and architecture-related internships (summer, winter, or full-semester) while a student in the ID Program. Some of the employing firms include:

• 2North (Richmond, VA)
• BHDM (NYC)
• Carolyn Thayer Interiors (Nantucket, MA)
• Champlin Architecture (Cincinnati)
• CORE (DC)
• Francois Associates (Bloomington, IL)
• Frampton Co (NYC)
• Frank Ponterior Interior Design (Chicago)
• Friday Interiors (Pittsburgh)
• Kara Mann (Chicago)
• Lauderdale Design Group (Knoxville)
• Looney & Associates (Chicago)
• Miami University Planning, Architecture & Engineering (Oxford)
• Moody Nolan (Columbus)
• NBS Commercial Interiors (Toledo)
• OstermanCron, Inc. (Cincinnati)
• SHP Leading Design (Cincinnati)
• SMBW (Richmond, VA)
• SPACE Design (Macy’s corporate in-house design team, Cincinnati)
• Studio Entourage Architectural Interiors (Atlanta)
• Studio Gild (Chicago)
• Studio K Design (Chicago)
• Tracy McGarity Interiors (Columbus)
• Ware Malcomb (Chicago)

Travel Abroad and Other Off-Campus Experience
88% of our recent 2017 graduates participated in off-campus and abroad experiences during their time at Miami. Experiences include: Costa Rica and Panama, Czech Republic, Germany, London, Luxembourg, and Malta.