People & Place - Interior Design & Architecture

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Welcome to the Department of Architectural Studies

Welcome! It is a pleasure to invite you to explore the many experiences and opportunities we offer. The Department of Architectural Studies is housed in the College of Arts and Science and has a long and healthy history in educating outstanding designers. Ratings in DesignIntelligence include having one of the top ten interior design programs in the nation, two faculty being honored as “most admired educators”, and our “most admired graduate interior design program…cited for its distance education program and the number of alumni who are in well-placed academic positions.”

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GROWTH

Among top 25 undergrad degree programs at MU with 27% enrollment growth during 2015-2020

RANKED

10th among interior design programs firms like to recruit from nationally in 2018

RESEARCH

1.47 million in annual external research expenditures (5-year average)