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Pacific Northwest College of Art

Portland, OR, USA
3.24 Average Rating

The Pacific Northwest College of Art is a school of art and design and the only arts college in Portland. PNCA confers undergraduate degrees in 11 artistic fields of study such as Creative Writing, Graphic Design, and Sculpture. Additionally, PNCA teams up with nearby Reed College to offer a dual degree featuring a liberal arts and humanities foundation. In addition to classroom and studio space, the PNCA campus is home to the Center for Contemporary Art & Culture featuring professional art exhibitions and installations.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
35%
Out of State Students
54%
0
100
94%
Acceptance Rate

Key Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
478
Total Number of Undergrads
5
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Summer Sessions
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • Study Abroad
0
100
16%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
35%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
9:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$32,182
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$32,820
Out-of-State Tuition
$32,820
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%
Average Aid Per Year
$14,173
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
23%
77%
Student Organizations
15
Size of Town
City: Large
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$29,900
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What Students Are Saying

3.24 Average Rating
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 and is still helping me develop into the best artists i can be
Portland, OR
PNCA has a rigorous environment with dedicated students and faculty who are genuinely interested in their fields of study. Courses are challenging and rewarding. Being part of this community means thinking critically and working creatively.
Elaina from Portland, OR

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