STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT

 

Job Placement Rates

  • 83% of the students that graduated in May 2014 were employed by December 2014.
  • 100% of the students that graduated in May 2013 were employed by December 2013.
  • 90% of the students that graduated in May 2012 were employed by December 2012.
  • (Job Placement Information for May 2015 Graduates will be posted January 2016)

Employment

Our alumni have been employed at a variety of corporations, firms, not-for-profits, showrooms and dealerships. A sampling of the organizations is provided below:

  • AECOM – Minneapolis, MN
  • AOI Corporation – Omaha, NE
  • Blended Blue – Minneapolis, MN
  • Braaten Cabinets – Fargo & Grand Forks, ND
  • Brown & Saenger – Fargo, ND
  • Building Concepts – Fargo, North Dakota
  • BWBR – St. Paul, MN
  • Cannon Moss Brygger Architects – Sioux City, IA
  • Christianson’s Business Furniture – Fargo, ND
  • CTA Architects Engineers – Billings, Montana
  • DSGW Architects – Duluth, MN
  • Elness Swenson Graham Architects – Minneapolis
  • Floor to Ceiling – Carpet One – Fargo, MD
  • Furniture Mart USA – Minneapolis, MN
  • Gaffaney’s – Grand Forks, ND
  • Gensler – New York, NY
  • Habitat for Humanity – Sacramento, CA
  • Hannaher’s – Fargo, ND
  • Henriksen Butler Design Group – Las Vegas, NV
  • HGA – Minneapolis, MN
  • InterOffice Workplace Furniture & Design – Fargo, ND
  • Kate-lo Tile & Stone – Minneapolis, MN
  • Locati Architects – Bozeman, MT
  • Pigott – Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • R.L. Engebretson – Fargo, ND
  • RSP Architects – Minneapolis, MN
  • Target Commercial Interiors – Minneapolis, MN; Tempe, AZ
  • Target – Corporate Real Estate & Construction – Minneapolis, MN
  • VeenendaalCave, Inc. – Atlanta, GA
  • Wold Architects – St. Paul, MN

Acceptance in Graduate Programs

  • As of August 2014, students graduating from the classes of 2012, 2013, and 2014 have not applied to graduate programs.

Graduation Rates

  • 58% of the students from the class of 2014 who were accepted1 into the program and entered the upper division course (3rd year) graduated in 4 years. {This low percentage indicates that 5 of the 12 graduating seniors changed their major to interior design after their first year at NDSU}
  • 75% of the students from the class of 2013 who were accepted1 into the program and entered the upper division course (3rd year) graduated in 4 years.
  • 90% of the students from the class of 2012 who were accepted1 into the program and entered the upper division course (3rd year) graduated in 4 years.

1Please review selective admission requirements


Retention

  • 98% of the students returned from the Fall 2014 semester for Spring 2015 courses.
  • 92% of the students returned from the Fall 2013 semester for Spring 2014 courses.
  • 98% of the students returned from the Fall 2012 semester for Spring 2013 courses.

(Updated February 18, 2015)