Interior Design College of Design


Interior Design Program at the University of Minnesota is amazing!  Here's why:


The interior design program in the College of Design is a professional program that is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA). Faculty members come from interior design and architecture practice and are considered to be renowned leaders in interior design education and research. The interior design program is located on the St. Paul campus, a heartbeat away from world-class museums, cutting-edge design firms, and designer showrooms.

Our amazing interior design program takes you on a journey of discovery with Twin Cities interior designers and faculty who practice design and generate new knowledge. You will become a thought-leader, excellent interior designer, problem-solver, and global thinker.

Vibrant, Metropolitan Design Community
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Minneapolis/St. Paul is an impressive design center. The arts and design community—ranging from fine arts, to world renowned graphic design and advertising professionals, and architecture and design professionals, we have it all!
CIDA-Accredited Undergraduate & Nationally Ranked Graduate Programs
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As the practice of interior design grows more sophisticated and complex, so too must the education of designers. Out interior design program offers two unique tracks to satisfy the creative and professional needs of those aspiring to practice interior design or wanting a career in academia.
Transformational Teaching and Learning
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Instilling doubt is at the core of university education. How did things come to be the way they are? How do I know what I know? What could I be missing? Which avenues should I use in my explorations? And, where do I go to uncover knowledge? The first step to becoming an interior designer...
Faculty are Renowned Leaders in

Interior Design Education and Research

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The interior design faculty’s commitment to education is evidenced by the breadth and depth of interests each provides through our instruction of our students. In this manner, research and inquiry provide the foundation for our students’ education as the knowledge of our scholarship is...
Educating the Global Citizen
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The faculty engage students through teaching, research, and outreach focuses on global design perspectives with a global interior design community. Through study abroad programs, studio projects in global settings, and lecture courses focused on global issues...
Student Stories
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Click here for stories from undergraduates in the Interior Design program at the College of Design.

Contact Information

Undergraduate Student Services
12 McNeal Hall, 1985 Buford Ave., St. Paul, MN 55108
107 Rapson Hall, 89 Church Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455
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