1. On time Graduation Rates1
  2. 47% of the Bachelor of Fine Arts – Interior Architecture and Design graduates from the 2012/2013 academic year graduated in 4 years and 91% graduated within 6 years.

    32% of Master of Fine Arts – Interior Architecture and Design graduates from the 2012/2013 academic year graduated in 3 years and 88% graduated within 5 years.

    1 Data source:  2012-13 IPEDS Completions data set.

  3. Retention/Attrition:
  4. 80% of the Bachelor of Fine Arts – Interior Architecture and Design students that started during the Fall 2013 semester returned in the Spring 2014 semester, putting attrition at 20%.

    96% of the Master of Fine Arts – Interior Architecture and Design students that started during the Fall 2013 semester returned in the Spring 2014 semester, putting attrition at 4%.

    Note: The retention/attrition information does not reflect the retention/attrition rates for other time periods.

  5. Acceptance into Graduate Programs:
  6. None of the Bachelor of Fine Arts – Interior Architecture and Design graduates from the Fall 2012 semester and the Spring 2013 semester applied to the Academy of Art University Master of Fine Arts - Interior Architecture and Design program in Fall 2013.  Because students in the first professional Master’s degree program earn a Master of Fine Arts in Interior Architecture and Design, at this time none of our graduates have sought an additional graduate degree.  The Academy of Art University does not track graduates applying to graduate programs at other colleges.

  7. Employment2

Sixty seven percent (67%) of the Bachelor of Fine Arts – Interior Architecture and Design and eighty three percent (83%) of the Master of Fine Arts3 – Interior Architecture and Design students (eligible for employment) that graduated during the 2012/2013 academic year (Fall 2012, Spring 2013 and Summer 2013) were employed in their field of study by July 1, 2014.

2Based on Institutional Formula (excludes graduates that are not available for employment due to student visa (international), continuing education and those with health related issues).

3Master of Fine Arts graduates that were working in their field prior to enrollment at the University that maintained their same job after graduation are counted as employed in the above employment rate.