Thank you for your interest in studying interior design at Iowa State University! Graduate degrees in interior design offered include:
MFA in Interior Design - A terminal, post-professional degree emphasizing advanced creative achievement. This degree can be completed in as few as five semesters.
MA in Interior Design - A post-professional degree emphasizing applied design research and analysis.
First-Professional MA in Interior Design - Combines entry-level preparation with advanced knowledge of design analysis and research options.
- Master of Arts (M.A.)
- Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.)
Contact: Jennifer Anderson
Director of Recruitment
Iowa State University
715 Bissell Road
Ames, IA 50011-3094
Graduate College Requirements:Program Specific Requirements:
- 4 year Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent)
- Academic Records/Transcripts
- Minimum 3.0 GPA (Program may alter requirement.)
- Proof of English Proficiency.
- Resume or CV
- Digital portfolio
- Program Requires GRE: No
- Program Requires GMAT: No
- Program Will Review Without TOEFL or IELTS: Yes
- Financial Statement: Application
- English Proficiency Minimum:
TOEFL Paper (PBT) 550 TOEFL Internet (iBT) 79 IELTS 6.5 PTE 53 Duolingo (approved through spring 2023) 105
- Please submit your application by February 1 for priority admission consideration and for graduate assistantship consideration.
This program is open to domestic and international students.