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Frequently Asked Questions

For general questions, please go to the School of Graduate Studies main page:

Does the Sustainable Interior Environments program have an Open House or counselors that I can speak with?
At this time the program doesn’t hold a separate formal Open House, but the chairperson is ready to answers your inquiries at the School of Graduate Studies Open House or via email and, if needed, schedule an appointment with the chairperson.

What are the tuition rates for this program?
The Sustainable Interior Environments MA program is a part-time program and tuition is calculated on "per credit" rate. This applies to all semesters including Winter and Summer. For current tuition rates, see Tuition. Please note that tuition rates for foreign students are the same as for “out-of-state” students. For more information please click here.

What are the particular requirements for the admission to the Sustainable Interior Environments program?
Preference is given to applicants with a bachelor degree in Interior Design, Architecture, or other built environment related programs and with industry-related professional experience. For the full listing of required documents click here.

Is the GRE required for this program?
The GRE is NOT required for the Sustainable Interior Environments program

Is a portfolio required for entry into the Sustainable Interior Environments MA program?
A portfolio is not required for entry into this program.

What should my personal statement include?
The personal statement is an important opportunity for you to present yourself and describe your reasons for interest in this program. Very valuable are any background information about your involvement in environmental or community oriented initiatives, study of ecology, as well as future career goals. The statement will also be evaluated as a sample of your writing skills.

What requirements apply to international applicants?

Go to the Graduate International Applicants page.

As a part-time graduate program we are not able to provide support for international study visas.

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