Top Schools for Interior Design

Following are the top leading schools for Interior Design programs:

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU)
- The Department of Interior Design graduate program is ranked as the 4th best Interior Design graduate program in the south (regional schools) and 6th (national/ regional schools) by DesignIntelligence 2008 America's Best Architecture & Design Schools. The undergraduate program is ranked 5th (regional schools).
- VCUarts Department of Interior Design has been ranked as one of the top five programs in
the country by Interior Design Magazine (1996).

University of Cincinnati
- UC’s undergraduate interior design program was ranked No. 1 (for the 8th straight year) by DesignIntelligence magazine (2007).
- UC’s School of Design is also include in the BusinessWeek magazine’s 2006 ranking of the world’s top design schools.

New York School of Interior Design
- Placed in the Top 10 Undergraduate Interior Design Programs in 2010 and 2009; Graduate program ranked 6th in the nation for 2010 (DesignIntelligence).
- 4th ranked MFA program in Interior Design (US News 2009).
- It offers the the degrees of Associate in Applied Science in Interior Design (AAS), Bachelor of Arts in the History of the Interior and the Decorative Arts (BA), Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design (BFA), Master of Fine Arts in Interior Design (MFA), and Master of Professional Studies in Sustainable Interior Environments (MPS).
- The BFA program is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA).

Rhode Island School of Design
- RISD is accredited by NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design) and NEASC (North Eastern Association of Schools and Colleges).
- 4th for interior design programs (graduate) by Design Intelligence (2009).

Pratt Institute
- The graduate program in Interior Design was ranked 1st in the country by U.S. News and World Report in its 2010 Guide to America's Best Graduate Schools and 1st in the 2010 professional survey, Design Intelligence.
- 2nd for Undergraduate Interior Design (DesignIntelligence 2010).

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