INT Class Statistics: Job Placement and Acceptance to Graduate School

The chart below reveals information about each graduating class. The class is evaluated at the end of the calendar year in which they graduated. (Numbers are rounded to the nearest whole or half percent.)

Date of Graduation
(May and August)
# of Graduates# of Responses# pursing employment or graduate school# employed or in internships / number who sought employment# who applied to graduate school / attending graduate school
20121919
(100% knowledge rate)
19
(100% of respondents)
17/19 = 89.5%
(89.5% of respondents)
0/0 = 0%
(0% applied for graduate school)
20132625
(96% knowledge rate)
24
(96% of respondents)
23/23 = 100%
(96% of respondents looking for work)
1/1 = 100%
(4% of respondents; 100% of those that applied were accepted)
20143734
(92% knowledge rate)
30
(88% of respondents)
30/30 = 100%
(100% of respondents looking for work)
0/0 = 0%
(0% applied for graduate school)
20153230
(94% knowledge rate)
30
(100% of respondents)
30/30 = 100%
(100% of respondents looking for work)
0/0 = 0%
(0% applied for graduate school)
20162117 (81% knowledge rate)17
(100% of respondents)
14/15 = 93%
(88% of respondents looking for work)
2/2 = 100%
(12% of respondents; 100% of those that applied were accepted)

Internships

Students have interned both formally and informally up and down the east coast. Below is a sampling of the locations and a quote from an employer.

[The intern] was a joy to have and became part of the team with ease and maturity. Her work exceeded my expectations and already was on a level of others graduating after their senior year.” – Judy Pickett, FASID, President and Owner of Design Lines.

Ageloff & Associates – New York, NY
Barbour Spangle Design Group – High Point, NC
Cole Design Associates – High Point, NC
Contract Business Solutions – Winston-Salem, NC
Design Lines – Raleigh, NC
Elements of Style – Greensboro, NC
High Point Market Authority – High Point, NC
June DeLugas Interiors – Clemmons, NC
Lawrence Group – Davidson, NC
Schumaker Showroom/Madigan Schüler Designs – Washington, D.C.

Places of Employment

Over the past few years our students have been employed as interior designers, furniture designers and visual merchandisers. Some have continued into education. Below is a sampling of companies that have hired our graduates.

Ageloff & Associates – New York, NY
Anthropologie – New York, NY
Barbour Spangle Design – High Point, NC
Bassett Furniture Industries – Greensboro, NC
Better Shelter – Orange County, CA
CBT Architects – Boston, MA
CRI – San Francisco, CA
Design Lines – Raleigh, NC
Elyse Marie Lifestyles – Miami Beach, FL
FOB Furniture – Charlotte, NC
Fortuna Enterprises – Greensboro, NC
Fowler Architects – Washington, D.C.
Furnitureland South – Jamestown, NC
KSA Interiors – Allen, VA
LDG Architecture & Design – Arlington, VA
Lillian August – Greenwich, CT
Marriott International, Inc. – Bethesda, MD
Mind’s Eye Architecture – Charlotte, NC
Newberry Campa Architects – Houston, TX
The Phillips Collection – High Point, NC
Philowilke Partnership – El Paso, TX
R. D. Jones and Associates – Baltimore, MD
Rogers Design Group – Palm Beach, FL
Rosser International – Atlanta, GA
Sloan Design Group – Boston, MA
SoulCycle – NY, NY
Vanguard Furniture – Chicago, IL
Wilson Associates – New York, NY

Graduation Rates

100% of the students from the class of 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016 who entered upper division courses (junior) graduated in 4 years.

Retention

93% of the students enrolled during the 2014 Spring semester are returning for the Fall 2015 semester to continue their degree program in interior design.

92% of the students enrolled during the 2013 Spring semester are returning for the Fall 2013 semester to continue their degree program in interior design.