Undergraduate Interior Design +

Retention Rates

87% of the students enrolled during the 2017 Spring semester returned for the Fall 2017 semester to continue their degree program in interior design.

Graduation Rates

100% of the students from the class of 2016 who entered upper division courses graduated.

Job Placement Rates

Job placement rates are listed below and are based on interior design graduates securing jobs in the interior design field upon completing their internships and graduating from Mississippi College.

  • 2016 Graduates: 80%
  • 2015 Graduates: 100%
  • 2014 Graduates: 75%
  • 2013 Graduates: 80%
  • 2012 Graduates: 100%

Graduate School Acceptance Rates

A graduate degree is not required to become a certified interior designer; however, some students decide to further their education to focus on a specialty area or to become eligible to teach higher education.  The following information pertains to Mississippi College interior design graduates who have applied to graduate school.  Mississippi College does not offer an interior design graduate degree.

  • Graduate School Acceptance Rate (2009-present): 100%
  • Interior Design Students applied to Graduate School (2009-present): 16%

Graduate schools include the following:

  • Florida State University
  • Marymount University
  • Savannah College of Art and Design