• Empowerment, Lucie Meichun Cai (Fourth Year) Empowerment, Lucie Meichun Cai (Fourth Year)
    Empowerment, Lucie Meichun Cai (Fourth Year)
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  • Spa, Xinyan Zhou (Third Year) Spa, Xinyan Zhou (Third Year)
    Spa, Xinyan Zhou (Third Year)
  • Brooklyn Power Station, Richard Vugmayster (Fourth Year) Brooklyn Power Station, Richard Vugmayster (Fourth Year)
    Brooklyn Power Station, Richard Vugmayster (Fourth Year)
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Once you get interior design training you look at things in a different way
Ambar Margarida, Class of 2009

The numbers

Job Placement: In the class of 2016 23 people graduated. As of January 24, 2016,
19 alumni are employed in design professions (83%), 1 in a different profession (4%), 2 are not currently in the job market (9%) and 1 international student could not be reached (4%).

Acceptance into Graduate Programs: No applications from the May 2016 graduating class.

Graduation Rates: 87% of the Class of 2016 graduated in 4 years, 13% graduated in 6 years.

Retention/Attrition: 84% of students enrolled during the Fall 2015 semester returned in Fall 2016, putting attrition at 16%.



SVAID graduates from years past have been employed within the interior design industry as designers, product specialists, or project managers. Some have continued their education and others have started their own firms. Below is a list of some of the companies that have hired graduates from SVAID:

  • ARExA
  • Bohn Architecture and Design
  • Carnegie Fabrics
  • Cetra Ruddy
  • Cleo Design
  • Clodagh Design
  • Codfish Park Design
  • Dai Hyun M&B
  • DiTommaso & Colaku
  • 1100 Architects
  • Gensler
  • HOK
  • Jeffrey Beers International
  • KFR Design
  • M Moser Associates
  • Perkins Eastman
  • Perkins & Will
  • The Phillips Group (TPG)
  • Spacesmith
  • Ted Moudis Associates
  • TOWN Residential
  • TSIG Consulting
  • Viacom
  • VOA Architecture
  • Vocon