Northwest College Of Art

Overview of Northwest College Of Art

The campus of Northwest College of Art is in Poulsbo, WA, which is a rural site not far from an urban area. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Degrees at Northwest College of Art include, at the school's highest level, the Bachelor's degree.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in design.

Northwest College of Art Selectivity

Admission at Northwest College of Art is selective, not open to all who apply.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, the school had 99 students enrolled (99 full-time equivalent).

Student Life

A lot of students at Northwest College of Art attend part-time.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"The primary objective of Northwest College of Art is to play a significant educational role in preparing individuals for rewarding career opportunities in the creative arts. Our faculty of professional educators, working artists and designers guide students through a curriculum that is designed to develop technical expertise and encourage creative excellence. Classes are kept small (maximum 25 students in a typical class setting) to ensure a personal approach to education. While the average NCA student is between the ages of 18 and 25 and typically first career bound, NCA also welcomes returning students who are ready to fulfill their creative ambitions."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Northwest College of Art

Northwest College of Art
16301 Creative Dr NE
Poulsbo , WA 98370
General Phone: (360) 779-9993

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Northwest College of Art Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Design27design and visual communication

Number of programs and degrees for Northwest College of Art in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree271

Northwest College of Art Student Body

In 2007-2008, Northwest College of Art had a total enrollment of 99 students (99 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 37%
Women 63%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 100%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 44%
20-21 40%
22-24 9%
25-29 3%
30-34 1%
35-39 1%
40-49 1%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New Mexico10%
(International Students)3%
South Dakota3%

Northwest College of Art Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 81 %
Part-Time 100 %

Northwest College of Art Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Poulsbo, Washington for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Washington Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Northwest College of Art Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencerequired
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Northwest College of Art Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 15,300
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 15,300
Books and supplies $ 1,600

Financial Aid:
Northwest College of Art participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2602100)

Northwest College of Art Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year1*0*
All faculty totalcalendar year1*0*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Northwest College of Art Degree Programs (2007)

Design and Visual Communications, General

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What Sets Northwest College of Art Apart:

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