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Pacific Northwest College Of Art

Overview of Pacific Northwest College Of Art

Pacific Northwest College of Art is located in a large city, in Portland, OR. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degree levels at Pacific Northwest College of Art top out at the Master's degree.

Areas of Study

Students at the school often study design, fine arts, photography and commercial art.

Pacific Northwest College of Art Selectivity

The admissions department at Pacific Northwest College of Art does not accept all those who apply.

Faculty

The school's tenure system is geared toward rewarding and keeping the most valuable professors.

Student Body

Pacific Northwest College of Art offers classes to 432 students (384 full-time equivalent).

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Pacific Northwest College of Art

Pacific Northwest College of Art
1241 NW Johnson
Portland , OR 97209-3023
General Phone: (503) 226-4391
http://www.pnca.edu

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

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Photography and Commercial Art28photography, multimedia, printmaking
Fine Arts16painting, sculpture, fine arts studies
Design12graphic design, illustration

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

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Bachelor's degree568

Pacific Northwest College of Art Student Body

In 2007-2008, Pacific Northwest College of Art had a total enrollment of 432 students (384 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 28%
Women 72%
Full-Time 99%
Part-Time 1%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 92%
Graduate 8%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 58%
(Foreign Students) 42%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 26%
20-21 21%
22-24 21%
25-29 20%
30-34 5%
35-39 2%
40-49 2%
50-64 1%
65+ 0%

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

ResidencePercent
Oregon36%
Washington20%
California12%
Colorado4%
Montana3%
Idaho3%
Arizona2%
Pennsylvania2%
Illinois2%
Missouri2%
Florida2%
Puerto Rico1%
Wyoming1%
(International Students)1%
Vermont1%
Rhode Island1%
Nevada1%
Hawaii1%
Connecticut1%
Alaska1%

Pacific Northwest College of Art Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 47 %
Part-Time 75 %

Pacific Northwest College of Art Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Pacific Northwest College of Art Admissions and Selectivity

Acceptances:

GroupApplicantsAcceptedPercent
Accepted
EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled
Total35518151%9351%
Men894652%2657%
Women26613551%6750%

Application Requirements:

ItemRequirement
GPArequired
Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Recommendationsrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencerequired
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required

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

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 22,006
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 22,006
Books and supplies $ 1,710

Financial Aid:
Pacific Northwest College of Art participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 320700)

Pacific Northwest College of Art Faculty

Pacific Northwest College of Art has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year4$55,1501*
Associate professoracademic year6$49,7405$46,120
Assistant professoracademic year3$41,6813$43,692
All faculty totalacademic year13$49,5459$45,026

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

Pacific Northwest College of Art Degree Programs (2007)

Design
Graphic Design
Illustration

Fine Arts
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
Painting
Sculpture

Photography And Commercial Art
Intermedia/Multimedia
Photography
Printmaking

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Pacific Northwest College of Art Highlights

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What Sets Pacific Northwest College of Art Apart:

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% of degrees in fine arts
(vs. all colleges)
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% of degrees in photography and commercial art
(vs. all colleges)
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% of degrees in design
(vs. all colleges)
Top 10%Pacific Northwest College of Art % of degrees in design
% of full-time faculty on tenure track
(vs. all colleges)
Top 17%Pacific Northwest College of Art % of full-time faculty on tenure track

Notable:
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Career counseling
checked Student employment services
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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