Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Top 100 Interior Design Schools (81-100)

Top 100 Interior Design Schools (81-100)

Finally, we arrive at the very last segment of our extensive list. We already have covered schools from all the four corners of the world, and yet we still have 20 left to show you.

So without further ado, here’s the last 20 of the world’s best schools in interior design, still in no particular order:

Virginia College is private college with several campuses all over the United States. It is a proprietary college which, in comparison to traditional colleges or universities, offers curriculum that is related only to specific professions.

The Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree is offered at Virginia College’s Southern Institute School of Interior Design located in Birmingham, Alabama. It is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (formerly FIDER).

Kunsthochschule Kassel, or Art University Kassel in English, is public art college located in Kassel, Germany. It was established in 1777 and is affiliated as a semi-autonomous department of the University of Kassel.

Western Carolina University (WCU) is a public university located in Cullowhee, North Carolina. It is part of the public multi-campus University in North Carolina, which comprises of 17 campuses all over the state.

WCU offers a Bachelor Degree in Interior Design accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (formerly FIDER).

Universidad de Palermo (UP), or The University of Palermo in English, is a private university located in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Meredith College is an exclusive women only liberal arts college located in Raleigh, North Carolina. It was founded in 1891 as the Baptist Female University, and became its present name in 1909.

In the 2006 and 2007 U.S. News & World Report’s ranking of America's Best Colleges, Meredith College ranked 15th over 64 Southern Master's-level universities, tying it with Spring Hill College and Murray State University. The Princeton Review lists Meredith College as one of its 146 Best Southeastern Colleges.

Centro Universitário Belas Artes de São Paulo is an educational institution located in São Paulo, Brazil. It was founded in 1925 originally as a fine arts school for painting, sculpture and printing courses, but over the years has developed several programs in the applied arts area such as architecture and interior design.

Mount Ida College is a private independent college in Newton, Massachusetts. It was founded originally as a private high school on Mount Ida Hill in 1899. In 1939, it moved to its present campus in Newton.

Mount Ida College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). In addition, the fashion design, graphic design and interior design programs are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD), the primary professional organization for design schools.

Musashino Art University is a university located in Kodaira, western Tokyo. It was founded in 1962 as the Teikoku Art School, which became Musashino Art School in 1948, then finally to Musashino Art University 1962 as it became one of the leading art universities in Japan.

The Department of Industrial, Interior and Craft Design at Musashino offers a 4-year Bachelor Degree with principal focus on Craft, Industrial or Interior Design taking place in the third and fourth year of the program.

The University of Louisville, also known as U of L, is a public research university located in Louisville, Kentucky. The school was founded in 1798 as the first city-owned public university in the United States and one of the first universities chartered west of the Allegheny Mountains.

The University of Louisville is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as among the top tier universities in the nation. The school's admission standards are also considered highly selective by the same publication.

Universidad de Monterrey (UDEM), or The University of Monterrey in English, is a private institution of higher learning located in Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico. It was established in 1969 by several religious groups in Monterrey, namely the Daughters of Immaculate Mary of Guadalupe, Sacred Heart, the Marist Brothers and the La Salle Brothers.

Boston Architectural College, also known as The BAC, is a private college of spatial design located in Back Bay, Boston, Massachusetts. It was established as the Boston Architectural Club in 1889, which then became Boston Architectural Center in 1944 when it began developing a continuing education program, and finally to Boston Architectural College in an effort to more readily identify as a college of higher education awarding accredited professional degrees in design.
The BAC is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA), National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB), and the Landscape Architectural Accreditation Board (LAAB). The BAC is a member of the ProArts Consortium.

Centro de Estudios Superiores de Diseño de Monterrey (CEDIM), or The Monterrey Center for Higher Learning of Design in English, is a university dedicated to design, innovation, and business located in Santa Catarina, Nuevo León, Mexico. It was founded in 1978 by Alejandro García as Centro de Estudios de Diseño de Monterrey, or the Monterrey Center for the Study of Design in English.

The University of Alabama (UA), also known as Alabama, is a public research university established in 1831 and located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

The university is consistently ranked among the top 50 public universities in the nation. According to the 2011 U.S. News & World Report, Alabama ranks 79th among all the colleges in the United States. Among public universities in the enrollment of National Merit Scholars in 2007, the University ranked 12th in the nation. In 2008, Forbes ranks the University of Alabama seventh in the nation among public universities, and 42nd among both public and private national universities.

Alabama offers a 4-year Interior Design Major accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) and the National Association of Art and Design (NASAD).

Kunsthøgskolen i Bergen, or Bergen National Academy of the Arts in English, is a private art school located in Bergen, Norway. It was established in 1988 is currently spread across several buildings at two different campuses.

Syracuse University (SU) is a private research university located in Syracuse, New York.
It was established in 1870 and although the school maintains affiliation with the United Methodist Church, it is nonsectarian.

Many of Syracuse’s programs have been nationally recognized for excellence. In the 2010, U.S. News & World Report, Syracuse ranked 55th among undergraduate national universities. The school’s Industrial Design program is ranked 13th nationally by the 2009 issue of DesignIntelligence and in 2010 the School of Architecture’s Bachelor of Architecture program was ranked second nationally by the same publication in its annual edition of “America's Best Architecture & Design Schools”.

The Bauhaus-Universität Weimar (BUW) is a university for creative studies in Weimar. It has become well-known in the region for its wide range of teaching and research activities based on architecture and civil engineering-oriented disciplines.

Iowa State University of Science and Technology, also known as Iowa State University (ISU), is a public research university located in Ames, Iowa. ISU has the distinction of having a very high research activity (RU/VH) by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, and has produced astronauts, scientists, and Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winners, along with a host of other notable individuals in their respective fields. Overall, ISU ranks 94th in the U.S. News & World Report ranking of national universities and 21st in the Washington Monthly Rankings.

ISU’s Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design degree is four-year degree accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA).

Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is a pubic research university located in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Established only in 1989, QUT has roots dating back to 1849 (Brisbane School of Arts) which would later form a conglomerate with more than ten other schools.

QUT offers the Bachelor of Design Major in Interior Design as a 4-year degree.

Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, also known as Louisiana State University (LSU), is a public research university located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The University was founded in 1853 as the Seminary of Learning of the State of Louisiana near Pineville and in 1870, the name of the institution was officially changed to Louisiana State University.

According to the 2011 U.S. News & World Report Ranking of U.S. Colleges, LSU is ranked 124th in the national universities category and 60th among public universities.

In addition, U.S. News & World Report ranked LSU as the 16th most popular university in the nation, and among the programs receiving recognition is the architecture and design program, with DesignIntelligence in its 2009 edition of “America's Best Architecture & Design Schools” ranking LSU within the top five since 2004.

Universidade de Aveiro, or the University of Aveiro in English, is public research university located in Aveiro, Portugal. Since being founded in 1973, University of Aveiro has become one of Portugal’s internationally recognized educational systems. In 2009, University of Aveiro was ranked 38th best school in Europe and 137th in the world in terms of undergraduate programs.