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Founded:  1916
Chartered:  1924
Degree granting authority:  1976
Founder:  Mr. Sherrill Whiton


Retention Rate

First-time, degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students returning for Fall 2018 (Fall 2017 cohort): 69%

New professional level Master of Fine Arts graduate students returning for Fall 2018 (Fall 2017 cohort): 90%


Graduation Rate

First-time, degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students (2009 cohort, completion rate in 150% of normal time): 

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts: 69%

  • Associate in Applied Science: 49%

  • Basic Interior Design certificate: 37%

    New Bachelor of Fine Arts undergraduate students returning for Fall 2018 (Fall 2017 cohort): 90%

New professional level Master of Fine Arts graduate students (2014 cohort, completion rate in 150% of normal time): 

  • Master of Fine Arts: 83%

Job Placement Rate for the 2017-2018 Academic Year

100% of our undergraduate students were employed or pursuing further education within six months of graduation

Of the 24 BFA graduates located from 2017-2018, all were employed and none were pursuing further education.  Among the employed BFA graduates, 96% were employed in jobs that were discipline related and 4% were employed in in jobs that were not discipline related.

100% of our graduate students were employed or pursuing further education within six months of graduation

Of the 37 professional level MFA graduates located from 2017-2018, all were employed and none were pursuing further education. Among the employed MFA graduates, 98% were employed in jobs that were discipline related.

 

Degrees Awarded for the 2017-2018 Academic Year

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts: 32

  • Associate in Applied Science: 19

  • Basic Interior Design certificate: 17

  • Basic Interior Design (online) certificate: 4

  • MFA (professional): 38

  • MFA (post-professional): 19

  • Master of Professional Studies in Healthcare Interior Design: 10

  • Master of Professional Studies in Lighting Design: 7

  • Master of Professional Studies in Sustainable Interior Environments: 10


Accreditations

National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
Council of Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA)
Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)