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Interior Design, B.F.A

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
New York City, NY, United States
The mission of the Interior Design Department's B.F.A. program from Pratt Institute is to enrich the profession and educate leaders in the practice of Interior Design.
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The Interior Design educational community at Pratt Institute encourages philosophical explorations, ethical responsibility, aesthetic expressions, and practical applications in line with professional standards. With a firm commitment to social and environmental responsibility, the department strives to create professionals who effectively contribute to the enhancement of function, health, safety, and quality of the human environment.

Learning outcomes

  • Students will be able to identify and explore complex problems in the realm of the interior, and generate creative solutions incorporating all aspects of the design process.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively through analog and digital medium.
  • Students will be able to present the conceptual basis of their work in both oral and written form, critique the work of others, and engage in multi-disciplinary collaborations.
  • Students will apply their knowledge of history and current issues affecting the design field, as well as the broader social and cultural contexts affecting the built environment to the solution of design problems.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to integrate a broad-based knowledge of standards and precedents related to sustainable practice, material research, environmental quality, aesthetics, technology, in the design of interior environments.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

    Courses included:
  • Visualization/Representation
  • Space, Form, Process
  •  Light Color Design Lab
  • Themes in Art and Culture
  • Literary and Critical Studies
  • Visualization/Representation/Concept
  •  Light Color Design Studio
  • Time and Movement
  • Design Studio 
  • Language of Drawing
  •  Assemblies & Environments
  •  History of Interior Design
  • Color Materials Lighting

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • To apply as an international student, complete the online application after reading the application requirements for your level: Links to each level (high school applicant, transfer) are on the Navigation Menu. 
  • High School Applicant Requirements: All international high school applicants must submit results from either the TOEFL, IELTS, Pearson Test of English (PTE), or SAT/ACT. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    51754 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 51754 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    51754 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 51754 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
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