Pacific Northwest College of Art: Review & Facts

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Pacific Northwest College of Art is a private not-for-profit school with 555 students enrolled. This college was established in 1910 and is one of the 34 colleges located in Portland, Oregon.

Pacific Northwest College of Art is ranked in Best Gay Friendly Colleges in the United States.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
13
At Pacific Northwest College of Art you can get your bachelor's degree or master's degree.

PNCA implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 13 majors. The most popular concentrations are Art, Graphic Design and Animation, Fashion, Photography, and Sculpture. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
56%
The student retention rate at Pacific Northwest College of Art is low at 56% (way below Oregon average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Pacific Northwest College of Art is very low - 29%. Roughly 44% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at PNCA is very good: 7:1. Read more details on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$32,100
Average tuition costs are very high, around $28,900 per year. The additional fees at Pacific Northwest College of Art (not included in tuition costs) are around $3,200, which comes to $32,100 per academic year.

Read the details about Pacific Northwest College of Art additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
58%
As reported in recent government data, 427 applications were submitted and 247 were accepted; so it is not very hard to get accepted at this school.

The college will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at PNCA is $30.00. The graduate application fee is $50.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Pacific Northwest College of Art and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (503) 226-4391 or check Pacific Northwest College of Art Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
A
Pacific Northwest College of Art offers study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Pacific Northwest College of Art, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

ROTC
Available
No
At present there is no on-campus housing at Pacific Northwest College of Art.

Based on the college crime numbers, Pacific Northwest College of Art seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Pacific Northwest College of Art Location and Maps



Post Address: Pacific Northwest College of Art, 1241 NW Johnson, Portland, Oregon 97209-3023, USA
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