Other Facts About the Interior Design Program

Two female students touch a project on a tabletop in studio during open house
An assortment of student graphic work covers the atrium wall like a quilt
 Viewed from behind the shoulder, a woman works on a computer. Architectural drawings and sketches are spread out around her.
 A triptych view of 3 different students working on architectural projects. A man leans close over a drawing board and uses a straightedge to draw a line. A hand dips a paintbrush into a color, with other supplies covering the table. A woman presses a finger on top of the roof of a building model she is working on.
 Viewed from behind the chair, a seated woman holds up a section of an architectural model and studies it intently, Other pieces and tools for the model are on the table in front of her.
 close-up view of hands cutting a piece for a model. On the worktable are scraps of material and a bottle of glue on its side
A woman leans in close to a drawing that she is working on

2016/17 Academic Year

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.

2015/16 Academic Year

AP and Transfer Credit 67% of the 2015/16 Interior Design students received AP or transfer credit from other institutions as they entered our program.

Second Major and Minor Areas of Study
While none of our 2015/16 ID students had a second majors (0)%), more than two-thirds (69%) had at least one minor field of study, including 3-D Media Studies, Arts Management, Classical Humanities, Entrepreneurship, Fashion Design, Italian, Marketing, and Sustainability.

Design-Related Internship Experience
100% of our 2016 graduating class participated in one or more interior design- and architecture-related summer or other internships while a student in the ID Program. Some of the employing firms include:

• BHDM (NYC)
• BHDP Architecture (Cincinnati)
• Boffi SpA (Chicago)
• Charlotte Barnes Interior Design (Greenwich, CT)
• Enriching Spaces (Cincinnati)
• Group 70 International (Honalulu)
• Hirsh Bedner Associates (Los Angeles
• K2M Design (Cleveland)
• Nikki Martinkovic Design Studio (NYC)
• Looney & Associates (Chicago)
• Miami University Planning, Architecture & Engineering (Oxford)
• OstermanCron, Inc. (Cincinnati)
• Peddle Thorpe Architects (Shanghai
• TransFORM (New Rochelle, NY)
• Seedtron Design Consultants (Hong Kong)
• Simply Chic Interiors (Chicago)
• Studio K Design (Chicago)

Travel Abroad and Other Off-Campus Experience
81% of our 2016 graduates participated in off-campus and abroad experiences during their time at Miami. Experiences include: Czech Republic, Ghana, London, Luxembourg, Over The Rhine Miami University Community Engagement Center, and Malta.

2014/15 Academic Year

AP and Transfer Credit
89% of the 2014/15 Interior Design students received AP or transfer credit from other institutions as they entered our program.

Second Major and Minor Areas of Study
While none of our 2015/16 ID students had a second majors (0)%), nearly one third (31%) had at least one minor field of study, including Art & Architecture History, Arts Management, Community Based Leadership, and Management & Leadership.

Design-Related Internship Experience
100% of our 2015 graduating class participated in one or more interior design- and architecture-related summer or other internships while a student in the ID Program. Some of the employing firms include:

• NBC Universal – Fast & Furious 7 (Los Angeles)
• Champlin Architecture (Cincinnati)
• Holly Hunt (Chicago)
• Interior Design Concepts (New Seabury, MA)
• KNA Interior Design (Los Angeles)
• LWC Incorporated (Dayton)
• Meier Interiors (Westlake, OH)
• OstermanCron, Inc. (Cincinnati)
• The Paula Brown Shop (Toledo)
• STR Partners (Chicago) ThenDesign (Willoughby, OH)

Travel Abroad and Other Off-Campus Experience
75% of our 2015 graduates participated in off-campus and abroad experiences during their time at Miami. Experiences include: Barcelona, Copenhagen, Florence, Ghana, London, Malta, and Over The Rhine Miami University Community Engagement Center.

2013/14 Academic Year

AP and Transfer Credit
86% of the 2013/14 Interior Design students received AP or transfer credit from other institutions as they entered our program.

Second Major and Minor Areas of Study
None of our 2013/14 ID students had a second majors (0)%) and 15% had at least one minor field of study, including American Literature and Family Relationships.

Design-Related Internship Experience
100% of our 2014 graduating class participated in one or more interior design- and architecture-related summer or other internships while a student in the ID Program. Some of the employing firms include:

• Ann Sneed Architectural Interiors (Solana Beach, CA)
• BHDM (NYC)
• Champlin/Haupt Architects (Cincinnati)
• Duffy’s Designs (Solana Beach, CA)
• Eileen Middleton Interiors (Sunshine Coast, Australia)
• Enriching Spaces (Cincinnati)
• Fitzgibbons Interior Design (Cleveland)
• Gap, Inc. (San Francisco)
• Hirsch Bedner Associate (San Francisco)
• Holly & Smith Architects (Hammond, LA)
• Interbrand Design Forum (Dayton)
• Miami University Planning, Architecture, & Engineering (Oxford)
• Parisa O’Connell Interior Design (San Francisco)
• SLC Interiors (Boston)
• Surface Materials (Solon, OH)
• Van Auken Akins Architects (Cleveland)
• Whitney Architects (Oak Brook, CA)

Travel Abroad and Other Off-Campus Experience
77% of our 2014 graduates participated in off-campus and abroad experiences during their time at Miami. Experiences include: Ghana, Florence, Over The Rhine Miami University Community Engagement Center, and Turkey.