Pacific Northwest College of Art: Review & Facts

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Pacific Northwest College of Art is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 505 students enrolled. This college was established in 1910 and is one of the 32 colleges located in Portland, Oregon.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
14
Fair
Bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, and master's degree are offered at Pacific Northwest College of Art.

Pacific Northwest College of Art follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 14 majors. The most popular concentrations are Art, Graphic Design and Animation, Sociology and Anthropology, General Studies, and Fashion. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
68%
Fair
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 positive sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Pacific Northwest College of Art is relatively low at 68% (close to Oregon average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
10 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Pacific Northwest College of Art is low - 38%. Approximately 44% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Pacific Northwest College of Art is good -- 10:1. Learn more regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$33,100
High
Average tuition cost is extremely high, about $31,500 a year. The additional fees at Pacific Northwest College of Art beyond tuition are roughly $1,600; which comes to $33,100 a year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
81%
According to recent data, 295 applications were submitted and 238 were accepted; so it is easy to enroll at this school.

This school might accept your dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Pacific Northwest College of Art is $45.00. The graduate application fee is $65.00.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at 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



Dormatory
Annual Price
$8,500
High
Pacific Northwest College of Art provides 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.

Safety
Grade
B
Dicey
Pacific Northwest College of Art offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 200 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing option. The room price is a bit high: roughly $8,500 a year.

Based on the college crime numbers, Pacific Northwest College of Art seems to be a generally 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, 511 NW Broadway, Portland, Oregon 97209-3404, USA
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