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Pacific Northwest College of Art Stats, Info and Facts

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639 students

52% admitted

  • 593 full time
  • 46 part time
  • 216 men full time
  • 377 women full time
  • 392 applied
  • 205 admitted
  • 76 enrolled

582 Undergraduates

$28,866 tuition/year

  • 57 Graduates
  • $28,866 out of state
  • $3,198 fees
  • N/A room & board
  • $1,000 books
  • (Based on stats from 2012/2013)

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At a Glance

Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: Far West Large City
Highest Degree Offered: Master's degree
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Haley from Corvallis, OR
  • 0
  • Too much talking! As a painting major, I expected to do some painting. Our time was spent critiquing and debating; you don't get better at art by arguing about it.…

  • Aug-17-2012 Read More
  • Stephanie from Hillsboro, OR
  • 0
  • PNCA has not only world class faculty but world class curriculum. This school is on the cutting edge of art and has major connections to New York and Los Angeles.…

  • May-17-2012 Read More
  • Portland, OR
  • 0
  • a wonderful community of artists that i fully enjoy being around. the staff and faculty are intimate and have been nothing but helpful to me. pnca has helped me grow…

  • Mar-13-2012 Read More
  • Tyler from Jacksonville, Florida
  • 0
  • A very successful,small school that likes to work with each student individually. Each member of the staff is very welcoming, and know you by name within the first semester. A…

  • Mar-28-2012 Read More
  • Cory from La Center, WA
  • 0
  • Its a great place to learn everything about art. I found this school to be a great pick, I couldn't be happier. Its a lot of work, but you learn…

  • Apr-04-2012 Read More

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Cecelia from Stevensville, MT
  • Jul-13-2011 I am a current student here

    This place is awesome. Most of the professors are great to talk to and be around and are also completely insane. The library is one of my favorite places to go not only for research but also for naps and lunch break too. And because it's right downtown there is lots of places to go and things to do, plus the school itself puts together many activities. There is lots of clubs and weekly meetings too, like ukulele club, yoga and meditation. The student body is full of wonderfully odd people with ever changing hair, mismatched clothes, diverse backgrounds and beliefs, and a lot of want to make cool art stuff. There's a pool table open for anyone to play in the lounge (though someone stole our 8 ball) and couches everywhere. The building is also open until late to accommodate procrastinators and those of us who work a lot of hours on top of going to classes. It's a great place to be even if you're not in class. And Student Services actually does care about your well being, for example I was having a really terrible week where I was basically homeless and they took me right in and helped me find medical help and gave me a place to take a shower and find a way out of the mess I was in.

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  • 4
  • Laura
  • Jan-06-2011 I am a current student here

    I haven't met a teacher yet that hasn't been kind to their students. Teachers are willing to help you as much as they can. Classes are small and you can get individual attention if you are struggling. students are friendly and are ready to take critique when given.

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