CIDA is the Council for Interior Design Accreditation
CIDA is an independent, non-profit accrediting organization for interior design education programs at colleges and universities in the United States and Canada. Through a process of program self-evaluation and peer review, accreditation promotes achievement of high academic standards, while making education more responsive to student and societal needs. CIDA strives for the enrichment of the interior design profession through identifying, developing and promoting quality standards for the education of entry-level interior designers, and then encouraging, accrediting and supporting educational programs to aspire to those standards.
The Ryerson School of Interior Design prides itself on being an Accredited program.
STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT DATA: Bachelor Interior Design
RSID Graduation Rate:
Of the students graduating in 2018, 62% graduated in 4 years.
Of the students graduating in 2017, 59% graduated in 4 years.
Of the students graduating in 2016, 66% graduated in 4 years.
This information is based on enrollment and graduation statistics.
88.9% of degree graduates from the Interior Design program were employed in a field related to their students after 6 months.
92% of degree graduates from the Interior Design program were employed in a field related to their studies after 2 years.
This percentage is higher than the overall Ryerson average.
This information is based on aggregates from the Ryerson University key performance indicators for the MTCU (Ministry of Training, Colleges and University). Further statistics can be found on the Ryerson website, University Planning Office
Please note that the most recent available data is for the 2014 year. This information is gathered through a survey sent to all graduated students, compiled every year, six months after graduating from a program.
Acceptance into Graduate Programs:
Based on student feedback, approximately 8% of students apply to graduate school and are accepted.
98.1% of the students enrolled during the fall 2014 semester returned in fall 2015, putting attrition at 1.9%.
84.5% of the students enrolled during the fall 2015 semester returned in fall 2016, putting attrition at 15.5%.
89.3% of the students enrolled during the fall 2016 semester returned in fall 2017, putting attrition at 10.7%.
95.74% of the students enrolled during the fall 2017 semester returned in Fall 2018, putting attrition at 4.26%.
Find out more about CIDA on their Website