Prospective undergraduate students interested in studying interior design at Buffalo State must apply through the Undergraduate Admissions Office.
In addition to completing the undergraduate application process, students interested in the interior design program must complete these special admissions requirements in order to be considered for admission.
- Successful completion of the Skills Competency Exam following IDE 151, IDE 152, and IDE 153. The one-day exam evaluates entry-level ability to visualize, design, and communicate spatial solutions to a simple problem through scaled drafting, rendering, and model-building.
- A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.6 after the freshman year.
- Transfer Students: Acceptance to the major is determined after reviewing a portfolio of work during an interview with the chair of the Interior Design Department; transcripts are evaluated on a case-by-case basis.