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Admissions Requirements

Formal Demonstration of Competencies: Required
Recommendations: Required
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Rank: Recommended
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required

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AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

511 NW Broadway Portland, OR 97209-3404
Phone: (503) 226-4391
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Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Jazmine from Maywood, CA
  • I am a current student here

    There are probably better schools for photography but everything else is very helpful. Come here expecting to have to manage your time wisely. We always have new projects to work on and they can pile up pretty quickly if you don't get them done in a timely manner.

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  • S from Portland, OR
  • I am a current student here

    If you consider yourself an artist and you love your work, and want to work really hard and improve really fast, then this school is right for you.

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  • Elaina from Portland, OR
  • I am a current student here

    If you can figure out how to be a full time student without a part time job, you will be much more focused on your coursework. Being a student here is a lifestyle that takes a lot of commitment physically, financially, intellectually, and emotionally. This place is amazing, but if you have too much going on in your life outside of class, things will be difficult for you. Do what you can to save money before enrolling. If you find yourself starving while you're here, there are resources to help you, but sometimes the best thing you can do is to step back for a moment and take a semester off to work.

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  • Haley from Corvallis, OR
  • I am a past student here

    Find a different art school, or save yourself the money and just go to a state school. You're not going to get $40,000 a year worth of learning here. The campus is exciting, I know, with the huge printmaking department and all those shiny mac computers, but is it worth the cost?

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  • Stephanie from Hillsboro, OR
  • I am a current student here

    If you attend PNCA be ready to work hard. Most students probably think Art School is easy, but its not. Faculty will demand a lot more from you than your high school teachers ever did, so be prepared to focus and take this opportunity seriously.

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