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Interior Design, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Pittsburgh, PA, United States
The mission of the La Roche College Interior Design Program is to prepare students to perform as design professionals in our global society with a life-long desire to be at the forefront of the profession.
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Overview

Students are encouraged to become early adopters of current technology while harnessing their own voice through the incorporation of hand sketching and design thinking. This in turn will give students the confidence to be advocates for design excellence and promote the importance of interior design to society.

WHAT DOES AN INTERIOR DESIGNER DO?

Interior designers are creative problem solvers. They use their knowledge of human behavior and technical skills to create innovative design solutions for spaces such as restaurants, retail stores, schools, museums, offices and places of worship. We experience these interior spaces every day, spending hours working in them or relaxing in their comfortable surroundings after a busy day. Interior designers are responsible for creating spaces that are functional, safe, aesthetically pleasing and most importantly, enhance the quality of life for the people using the spaces.

Hundreds of students have earned their interior design degree at La Roche College, since the degreed program was initiated in 1976. These talented interior design professionals are living and working all over the country and remain committed to our interior design program. The design graduates living in the Pittsburgh area provide strong alumni support, offering both internships and employment opportunities in the firms where they work, including DRS Associates, Stantec, The Design Alliance, Astorino, Desmone & Associates, Franklin Interiors, Workscape, KMA & Associates, Radelet, McCarthy & Polletta, Kolano Design, OM Workspace and many others.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date We did our best, but couldn't find the next application deadline and start date information online.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    78 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Drawing I
  • CAD for Interior Design
  • Interior Design II
  • History of ID & Architecture II
  • Building Tech I:
  • Construction Systems
  • Architectural Rendering
  • Building Tech II:
  • Finish Materials

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

    • Apply Online or Printable Application
    • Secondary/High School Transcript and Diploma (with notarized English translation)
    • Post-secondary Academic Transcript, if applicable (with notarized English translation)
    • International Student Agreement
    • Affidavit of Support - signed your financial sponsor
    • Official Recent Bank Statement of Sponsor
      • Bank statement must be dated within 12 months of the planned semester start date
      • Final balance on the bank statement should document the financial capability of your sponsor to cover at least one academic year of estimated expenses

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28614 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28614 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    28614 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28614 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Pittsburgh

  • 1148 - 1950 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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