Student Achievement Data

University of North Texas 
Interior Design 
Bachelor of Fine Arts 

It typically takes a full-time student taking approximately 12-15 credits per semester four years to complete the degree program. The Bachelor of Fine Arts in interior design requires a total of 120 semester hours, with 51 hours in interior design courses, including: 

• A first-year portfolio examination that is required before acceptance into the interior design major. 

The following data was collected using institutional records and a survey that was administered to graduating seniors. 

Student Attrition and Retention 
42 students admitted in the fall of 2020 returned in the fall of 2021, putting attrition at 94%. 

Graduation Rates
Of the students graduating in 2020, 94% graduated in four years. 

Acceptance into Graduate Programs
One out of 38 students who graduated in 2020 applied for graduate school and was accepted. 

Job Placement Rates
73% of students who graduated in 2020 are employed in interior design or a related profession. 


The interior design program leading to the B.F.A. in Interior Design is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation,, 206 Grandville Avenue, Suite 350, Grand Rapids, MI, 49503.

The CIDA-accredited program prepares students for entry-level interior design practice, for advanced study, and to apply for membership in professional interior design organizations. The B.F.A. in Interior Design granted by the University of North Texas meets the educational requirement for eligibility to sit for the National Council for Interior Design Qualification Examination (NCIDQ Exam). For more information about NCIDQ Exam eligibility visit: