WSU Bachelor of Science Degree in
 Interior Design Data

The Program of Interior Design offers the public clear, consistent and reasonably current information
addressing student achievement.

The following data was collected using institutional records and an alumni survey that was administered 6 months after the class of 2016 graduated. 15 out of 20 alumni  responded to the survey.

Aggregate data addressing job placement, graduate program acceptance,
graduation rates and retention/attrition rates are provided below:

 

 

Graduate Program Acceptance
 

 

2017: 0% of students from the class of 2017 applied to graduate school. 

2018: 0% of students from the class of 2018 applied to graduate school.

2019:  0% of students from the class of 2019 applied to graduate school.

2020:  0% of students from the class of 2020 applied to graduate school.

2021:  3 of 17 students who graduated in 2021 applied for graduate school and 3 were accepted.

Graduation Rates
 

NON-TRANSFER STUDENT DATA:

Non-transfer students from the class of 2017-18 took an average of 5.55 years to graduate.*

Non-transfer students from the class of 2018-2019 took an average of 5.5 years to graduate.*

Non-transfer students from the class of 2019-20 took an average of 5.0 years to graduate.*

Of the students graduating in AY20 (who were not transfer students), 62.5% graduated in 4 years or less; 12.5% graduated in 5 years; 25% graduated in 6+ years. *

TRANSFER STUDENT DATA:

Transfer students from the class of 2017-18 took an average of 10.38  semesters to graduate *  

Transfer students from the class of 2018-2019 took an average of 9.66 semseters to graduate. *

Transfer students from the class of 2019-2020 took an average of 8.75 semesters to graduate (average of 3.25 years)*

 (WSU catalog states transfer students will take 'at least 6 semesters to graduate.')

*It typically takes a full-time student taking approximately 15 credits per semester four years to complete the degree program. 

Retention/ Attrition
 

 

67.7% of students enrolled during the spring 2016 semester returned in fall of 2017, putting attrition at 32.3%.

62% of students enrolled during the spring 2017 semester returned in fall of 2018, putting attrition at 38%.

76% of students enrolled in the fall of 2018 (who did not graduate) returned in the spring of 2019, putting the attrition rate at 23%.

59% of students enrolled in the fall of 2019 (who did not graduate) returned in the fall of 2020, putting attrition at 41%.

 

 

 

Job Placement
 

 

100% of students that graduated in academic year April 2017 that sought employment in the design-build profession have a valid 1st year wage record.

100% of students that graduated in academic year April 2018 that sought employment in the design-build profession have a valid 1st year wage record.

100% of students that graduated in academic year April 2019 that sought employment in the design-build profession have a valid 1st year wage record.

100% of students who graduated in academic year 2020 that sought employment in the design-build profession have a valid 1st year wage record.

 

Double Major
 

 

35% of students that graduated in academic year 2017 earned a dual major BS degree in Interior Design and Professional Sales. 

45.5% of students that graduated in academic year 2018 earned a dual major BS degree in Interior Design and Professional Sales. 

40% of students that graduated in academic year 2019 earned a dual major BS degree in Interior Design and Professional Sales. 

75% of students that graduated in academic year 2020 earned a dual major BS degree in Interior Design and Professional Sales. *

*Non-transfer double-major students from the class of 2018-2019 took 5.33 years to graduate.
*Non-transfer double-major students from the class of 2019-2020 took 4.94 years to graduate.