Interior Design FAQ's

 

 

QUESTION

CAT - INTERIOR DESIGN DIPLOMA PROGRAM

BACHELOR DEGREE PROGRAM

Will I be able to practice Interior Design?

Yes

Yes

How soon can I work in the Industry?

2 years

4 years

Will I be able to write the NCIDQ Exam?

Yes

Yes

Can I become a member of a provincial Interior Design Association?

Yes-Associate Member

Yes-Registered Member

Do I need to be a Registered Interior Designer in BC in order to practice?

No

No

Student to instructor ratio?

 1/12 students

 1/20+ students

What is the average cost of tuition including living expenses?

* Numbers are approximate

**Living expenses calculated at $1000/month

 $59,800

 

 $76,000

Based on $250/credit at Kwantlen University

Do I have to take electives outside of my discipline?

 No

 Yes

Do I have to pay for parking, photocopying and printing?

 

 No*

*Extra fees apply if student limit is exceeded

 Yes

 

How soon until I can start earning a living?

 2 years

 4 years

Graduation Rate? 

 

 89%*

*Based on previous 2 graduation classes

 85%

 

Will I receive Industry and Instructor mentorship?

 Yes

 Yes

 Do I receive work experience in the program?

 Yes

 Yes

* Please note all numbers are approximate and are subject to change.