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Interior Design Undergraduate Program

Interior Design Look Book

Interior Design Lookbook

The interior design program provides students the opportunity to explore the rich intersections between human ecological theory, design theory and interior design practice. Students develop competencies in the following:The interior design program is the only 4-year CIDA-accredited program in Kansas. The program emphasizes the impact of interior environments on human wellbeing. We teach students to become professionals who design interior spaces that are sustainable, founded on evidence-based strategies, and enhance user satisfaction, health, wellbeing, productivity and safety for all and at all stages of life.

  • color
  • ethics
  • lighting
  • acoustics
  • aesthetics
  • design history
  • design thinking
  • collaboration skills
  • codes and regulations
  • environmental comfort
  • sustainability/resiliency
  • design communication skills
  • application of the design process
  • project planning and management
  • building construction technologies
  • creative two- and three-dimensional design

The interior design program provides a high-value, affordable education in interior design that can be achieved within eight sequential semesters beginning with the fall term. Students are selectively admitted into the program based on academic preparation. See our FAQ webpage to learn about the selective admissions process.


Learn more about the Interior Design courses and curriculum requirements

video of student perspective about the interior design program

View the video above to learn about a student's perspective in the interior design program.

Learning Beyond the Classroom


Faculty-led trips and education abroad


Professional development and networking opportunities


Undergraduate research

green pipes

Partnership with Inje University Interior Architecture program (South Korea)


Faculty mentor program


Professional mentor program and Professional Advisory Board


Student chapters in professional organizations


Interior Design Student Achievement


93% employment rate


The interior design program leading to the Bachelor of Science in Interior Design is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation, www.accredit-id.org, 206 Grandville Avenue, Suite 350, Grand Rapids, MI, 49503.

The CIDA-accredited program prepares students for entry-level interior design practice, for advanced study, and to apply for membership in professional interior design organizations. The Bachelor of Science in Interior Design granted by Kansas State University meets the educational requirement for eligibility to sit for the National Council for Interior Design Qualification Examination (NCIDQ Exam). For more information about NCIDQ Exam eligibility visit: https://www.cidq.org/eligibility-requirements.

The Kansas State University interior design program is also accredited by National Association of Schools of Art and Design.

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