Pacific Northwest College of Art

Portland, OR

Pacific Northwest College of Art

Portland, OR

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Tuition & Fees

$38,250

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

26%

male

57%

female

9

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

95%

acceptance rate

Accepted 297
Declined 15
Total Received 312
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Private

488

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

Pacific Northwest College of Art, founded in 1909, is an independent, private, non-profit, fine-arts and design college. Its campus is located in Portland, Oregon.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 488
Established in 1909
Coeducational Coeducational

Three-acre, urban campus in Portland (population: 647,805). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Metropolitan area: Portland
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Portland International

Pacific Northwest College of Art
511 N.W. Broadway
Portland, OR
97209

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
25%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Events

  • Time-Based Arts Festival
  • Focus Week: Thesis Orals and Workshops
  • Commencement
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Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • entrance security guards and patrols during hours of operation

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions no
Application fee $45

Not Selective

95%

acceptance rate

Accepted 297
Declined 15
Total Received 312

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
talent/ability

Important

extracurricular activities
interview
rigor of secondary school record

Considered

level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
class rank
recommendation(s)
standardized test scores

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 4
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

94%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$2,701

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $37,500
Additional fees $750
Total $38,250
Average Financial Aid - $2,701
Total with Avg. Aid $35,549

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Digital Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Graphic Design
Illustration
Intermedia/Multimedia
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture
Writing, General
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Programs Offered

  • Independent study
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

488

total students

46%

in-state

54%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

488
students

Female
57%
277

Male
26%
128

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

89%

363
students

Female
69%
250

Male
31%
113

11%

42
students

Female
65%
27

Male
35%
15

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 61%
Student 4 year graduation rate 18%
Student 5 year graduation rate 9%
Student 6 year graduation rate 3%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
62%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
10%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

45

Transfer students enrolled

9%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Noncompetitive

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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