Connecting with the Community and Professionals

Space for Creation & Collaboration

As a NDSU student, you will study in facilities and instructional amenities that are among the finest in the Upper­ Midwest. The Interior Design Resource Center is well equipped with current samples, including access to a virtual product library.  Studios provide individual work stations and tools necessary to complete graphic presentations.




Cutting edge technology at your fingertips




Digital Fabrication Lab – Located at NDSU Main Library

  • 2 Nomad 883 Desktop CNC Mills  
  • 2 LulzBot TAZ 6 3D Printers
  • 2 Prusa i3 MK2 3D Printers
  • 1 Sense 3D Handheld 3D Scanner
  • 1 Matter and Form Platform 3D Scanner
  • 1 Cricut Maker™ with Accessories
  • Power Tools and Various Hand Tools
  • Universal Laser Systems 75w Laser Cutter




Additional Expenses

All students are required to purchase a laptop computer prior to 2nd semester of the 1st year enrolled in the interior design program. Additional expenses are comparable to other interior design programs and many can be purchased using financial aid. Please see the link for specific hardware and software information. Software information will be distributed in introductory courses. A printer is highly recommended.



Get involved!

Our American Society of Interior Designers Student Chapter give you a chance to mingle with professionals and fellow students.  Trips are planned to local, regional, national, and international design studios, architectural firms and product markets to supplement coursework.



ASID student chapter

NDSU interior design students participate locally in the student chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID). Sophomore, junior and senior students can participate in the North Dakota Interior Designers (NDID) organization. Several professionals visit campus each year to present programs and informational seminars with students. Trips are planned to local, regional, national, and international design studios, architectural firms and product markets to supplement course work. NDSU interior design students are encouraged to enter design competitions and have experienced a very high success rate. They have been the recipients of scholarship awards and regional and national design competition awards.




ASID offers national award programs, scholarships and grants, official competition standards, and industry and market programs. Members learn and interact with other students and professionals.


Monthly meetings, informative programs, fundraising projects, field trips, community service projects and regional and national conferences.

ASID Student President

Morgan Niemiller

Faculty Advisors

Susan Ray-Degges
Phone: (701) 231 - 7218

Ann Ragan
Phone: (701) 231 - 7359



Student Work

As a student at NDSU, you will transform your creativity into a career that is responsive to an ever-changing world.  This transformation begins as you complete various studio project and coursework designed to teach you how the design process is used out in the industry.

 View student Work ⇒


Undergraduate Research

4th Year capstone projects incorporate evidence-based design solutions.  Students conduct their own research that influences the interior design of their capstone project.

View undergraduate research ⇒


Student Portfolios

Technology drives our industry and our students are prepared!  Each student creates a portfolio website showcasing their work.

View Student Portfolios ⇒



Study Abroad

International opportunities await!  Mixing studying with travel can be a wonderful way to submerge yourself into another culture.

NDSU International Student and Study Abroad Services




The Fargo/Moorhead area is up and coming with its own culture to embrace!  Take a moment to check out what is happening off campus!

Learn more aboutFargo/Moorhead 




Be rewarded for your hard work and apply for some of the many scholarships available to NDSU interior design students.

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Time to live the experience and begin your creative journey at NDSU!

Interior Design Program Coordinator
Susan Ray-Degges
E. Morrow Lebedeff Hall 178
Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Phone: 701-231-7218

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