Program Information

School: Algonquin College
Faculty: School of Media and Design
Degree: Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study: Interior Design
Description: This four-year Bachelor of Interior Design degree prepares students to pursue a professional career related to the design of the built environment. The curriculum integrates professional and general studies with an emphasis on critical thinking and applied research, and is enriched with an additional focus on international perspectives in interior design.

This program includes one mandatory cooperative education (Co-op) Work Term(s). Qualified students with a minimum GPA of 1.7, will be required to apply for paid co-op employment to gain valuable work experience and networks within industry.

URL: Bachelor of Interior Design at Algonquin College
Course Based: Yes
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,239
International: $8,016
Careers: Interior Designers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 70

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  • Grade12 English
  • Grade12 Mathematics

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) with a minimum of six Grade 12U or M credits including at least one Grade 12U English and Grade 12U mathematics. An overall average of 65% in six Grade 12 U, or M, or OAC courses is required. Subject to competition, applicants may be required to present grades/averages at 70%.

Test Scores:

  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based)

Additional Admission Requirements:

  • Portfolio

Applicants applying to the Bachelor of Interior Design program must submit a portfolio of original work showing evidence of creative and technical ability and including an assessment and short written statement. Interested applicants are welcome to address any portfolio-related inquiries to In addition, applicants will be invited to attend an optional information session for the opportunity to view sample portfolios and student work as well as meet faculty and obtain program details.