Quick Facts

  • Excellent job placement record
    • Per Department of Labor and Statistics - interior design job growth is expected to be 19.3% from 2010 to 2020
  • Mercyhurst Interior Design graduates earn the educational component for eligibility to take the NCIDQ Professional Exam (National Council for Interior Design Qualification determines eligibility for examination).
  • Excellent student/teacher ratio, 1 faculty per 12 students
  • Students have 24-hour access to all design studios and labs
  • Annual Exhibition of Senior Interior Design Projects in the Mercyhurst University Cummings Art Gallery, open to the public
  • Computer aided drafting and design laboratory and studios
  • Extensive collection of current industry sources (catalogs, materials laboratory)
  • Excellent career and academic advising
  • Students may compete in regional, state and national design competitions
  • Student involvement with architects, interior designers, and facility managers active in the field
  • Flexibility within program for study and travel abroad
  • Wide variety of student exposure to industry at the state and national level
  • American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) student chapter
  • International Interior Design Association (IIDA) student membership
  • Interaction with the community in actual design projects
  • Student trips to points of architectural and design interest - London, New York, Chicago, Pittsburgh and Toronto have been some popular destinations.
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Lecture: Not Just a Pretty Face

Dates: Apr 22

Location: Walker Recital Hall

Theatre: The Laramie Project

Dates: Apr 24 - Apr 27, 2014

Location: Taylor Little Theatre

MET HD Live: Così Fan Tutte

Dates: Apr 26

Location: Mary D'Angelo Performing Arts Center