Retention & Graduate Achievement

ID Alumni

Graduation Rate

50% of the students from the class of 2014 graduated in 4 years.

78% of students who entered upper division courses graduated within 4 years.

90% of students who entered upper division courses received a degree.

Degrees Awarded 2017-2018: 7


100% of non-graduating design students enrolled in the Fall 2017 returned for the Spring 2018 term.

Graduate employment

5 out of 7 of graduates surveyed were able to find employment in the design field within 3 months after degree completion.

5 out of 7 of graduates surveyed are/have been employed (full or part time) in the design field after graduation.

Our graduates have been employed in a multitude of design positions including residential and commercial design, furniture sales, visual merchandising, and design education. Below is a sampling of the locations of employment.

Nashville, TN
Birmingham, AL
Florence, AL
Huntsville, AL
Los Angeles, CA
Hong Kong, China
Tokyo, Japan
Lexington, SC
Chapin, SC
Columbia, SC
Waynesboro, TN
Huntsville, Al
Chattanooga, TN
Muscle Shoals, AL
Hoover, AL
Franklin, TN
Little Rock, AR


Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA)

National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)

Graduate School Acceptance

Four UNA interior design alumni that pursued graduate studies were accepted.