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CIDA Accreditation

The interior design program leading to the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Interior Architecture is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation,, 206 Cesar E. Chavez Ave SW, Suite 350, Grand Rapids, MI, 49503.

The CIDA-accredited program prepares students for entry-level interior design practice, for advanced study, and to apply for membership in professional interior design organizations. The Bachelor of Fine Arts, granted by Oklahoma Christian University meets the educational requirement for eligibility to sit for the National Council for Interior Design Qualification Examination (NCIDQ Exam). For more information about NCIDQ Exam eligibility visit:

Student Achievement Data

It typically takes a full-time student taking approximately 15-17 credits per semester, four years to complete the degree program. If transferring into the major, with limited degree related requirements, it is typical to graduate within 3.5 years from their start date.

The following data was collected using institutional information:

Student Attrition and Retention

90% of students admitted in the fall of 2022 returned in the fall of 2023, putting attrition at 10%.

Graduation Rates

Of the students graduating in 2023, 100% graduated in 4 years.

Acceptance into Graduate Programs

12% of students who graduated in 2022 applied for graduate school, and 100% were accepted.

Job Placement Rates

100% of students who graduated in 2023 are employed in interior design or a related profession.