FIU Interior Architecture Department is proud to announce its recent ranking in the DesignIntelligence’s publication America’s Best Architecture and Design Schools. FIU Interior Architecture ranked number four among the top five interior design graduate programs in the Southern United States. This places it as one of the best graduate programs in over twelve states, and confirms what we have always known – that we are one of the preeminent design and educational centers in the country.
DesignIntelligence® is published by the Design Futures Council, an interdisciplinary network of design, product, and construction leaders exploring global trends, challenges, and opportunities to advance innovation and shape the future of the industry and the environment. The ranking consisted of the school ability to prepare students on space planning, teamwork skills, sustainability, among others. Along with asking firms leaders, deans and students on which programs they believed best prepared the students for the “real world”.
Students are ecstatic to know that they are part of such a great program who is receiving the recognition it deserves. “I’m so proud to be a panther! When deciding on a school while transferring out of Miami-Dade, the Interiors Program at FIU really grabbed my attention, and I’m glad to say that I’m part of such a great program and school!” Commented Mitzy Molina, a Graduate Design five student, when she heard about our ranking.