STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT

 

Job Placement Rates

  • 78% of the students that graduated in May 2016 were employed by June 2016.
  • 100% of the students that graduated in May 2015 were employed by December 2015.
  • 83% of the students that graduated in May 2014 were employed by December 2014.
  • (Job Placement Information for May 2016 Graduates will be updated August 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:

  • AOI Corporation – Omaha, NE
  • Blended Blue – Minneapolis, MN
  • Braaten Cabinets – Fargo, ND
  • Bria Hammel Interiors, Mendota Heights, MN
  • 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
  • Design Direction, Fargo, ND
  • 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
  • Inn Space, Kalispell, MT
  • InterOffice Workplace Furniture & Design – Fargo, ND
  • JW Kitchens, Fargo, ND
  • Kate-lo Tile & Stone – Minneapolis, MN
  • Locati Architects – Bozeman, MT
  • Monarch Homes, Fargo, ND
  • Pigott – Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • R.L. Engebretson – Fargo, ND
  • RSP Architects – Minneapolis, MN / Rochester, MN
  • Ryan A+E, Minneapolis, MN
  • Target Commercial Interiors – Minneapolis, MN; Tempe, AZ
  • Target – Corporate Real Estate & Construction – Minneapolis, MN
  • Thomsen Homes, Fargo, ND
  • VeenendaalCave, Inc. – Atlanta, GA
  • Wold Architects – St. Paul, MN

Acceptance in Graduate Programs

  • As of May 2016, students graduating from the classes of 2014 - 2016, one student has applied and has been accepted into a graduate program.

Graduation Rates

  • 86% of the students from the class of 2016 who were accepted1 into the program and entered the upper division course (3rd year) graduated in 4 years. {This percentage indicates that 2 of the 14 graduating seniors changed their major to interior design after their first year at NDSU}

1Please review selective admission requirements


Retention

  • 98% of the students returned from the Fall 2015 semester for Spring 2016 courses.

(Updated June 2, 2016)