Interior Design Program at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

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Interior Design Program

The interior design program at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University prepares students for careers in interior design, furniture and textile design, project management, and lighting design. The program focuses on applying artistic principles and techniques to professional planning, designing, equipping, and furnishing residential and commercial interior spaces. Program courses include: computer applications drafting and graphing techniques, principles of interior lighting, color coordination, furniture and furnishings, textiles and finishings, design history, period styles, basic structural design, and building codes and inspection regulations. Get more details below including other Virginia colleges that offer interior design program.

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Students Enrolled in the Interior Design Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University offers a bachelor's degree program in interior design.

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male0
Female25

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
Asian3
Hispanic2
White19
Unknown1

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Interior Design program at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach courses in drama, music, and the arts including fine and applied art, such as painting and sculpture, or design and crafts. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Interior Designers

Description

Plan, design, and furnish interiors of residential, commercial, or industrial buildings. Formulate design which is practical, aesthetic, and conducive to intended purposes, such as raising productivity, selling merchandise, or improving life style. May specialize in a particular field, style, or phase of interior design.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, interior designers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 19.3% from 2010 to 2020

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Interior Design Programs in Virginia

Interior Design programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Virginia Western Community College

Roanoke, VA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Design and Visual Communications (C)
  • Interior Design (C)

Patrick Henry Community College

Martinsville, VA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Design and Visual Communications (C)
  • Interior Design (C)

Danville Community College

Danville, VA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Design and Visual Communications (C)
  • Interior Design (C)

Virginia Commonwealth University

Richmond, VA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 27 students completed this program

Programs

  • Design and Visual Communications (B)
  • Fashion Design (B)
  • Interior Design (B)
  • Graphic Design (B)

Lord Fairfax Community College

Middletown, VA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Interior Design (C)

Northern Virginia Community College

Annandale, VA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 23 students completed this program

Programs

  • Design and Visual Communications (A)
  • Interior Design (A)

Westwood College - Annandale

Annandale, VA
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 6 students completed this program

Programs

  • Design and Visual Communications (B)
  • Interior Design (B)
  • Graphic Design (B)
  • Game Design (B)

Marymount University

Arlington, VA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 37 students completed this program

Programs

  • Fashion Design (B,M)
  • Interior Design (B,M)
  • Graphic Design (B,M)

The Art Institute of Washington

Arlington, VA
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School Details

  • Type: Fashion or Art School
  • 23 students completed this program

Programs

  • Commercial and Advertising Art (B)
  • Commercial Photography (B)
  • Interior Design (B)
  • Graphic Design (B)

Tidewater Community College

Norfolk, VA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 22 students completed this program

Programs

  • Design and Visual Communications (C,A)
  • Interior Design (C,A)

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