Retention & Graduate Achievement

ID Alumni

Graduation Rate

50% of the students from the class of 2010 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 2013-2014: 8


100% of non-graduating design students enrolled in the Spring 2014 semester are returning for the Fall 2014 term.

Graduate employment

100% of graduates surveyed were able to find employment in the design field within 6 months after degree completion.

100% 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
  • Lexington, SC
  • Chapin, SC
  • Columbia, SC
  • Waynesboro, TN
  • Huntsville, Al
  • Florence, AL
  • Chattanooga, TN
  • Muscle Shoals, AL
  • Hoover, AL
  • Hong Kong, China
  • Tokyo, Japan


National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA)

National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)

Graduate School Acceptance

The only UNA interior design alumni that pursued graduate studies was successful in obtaining a degree.