Pacific Northwest College of Art 1

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1241 N.W. Johnson

Portland, OR 97209

Phone: (503) 226-4391
2012-2013 Tuition
tuition and fees
Aug. 1
application deadline

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Pacific Northwest College of Art is a private institution that was founded in 1909. It has a urban setting. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Its tuition and fees are $32,064 (2012-13).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

A PNCA education prepares students for sustained creative achievement in the fine and design arts and throughout their lives. It strengthens their ability to interpret the conditions and events shaping the world and prepares them to engage that world and its cultures with understanding, enthusiasm, and integrity.
PNCA believes the fine and design arts are vital fields of inquiry that provide insight into human and cultural endeavor. The study of these fields promotes the ability to make informed ethical decisions, fosters a nuanced understanding of diversity, and nurtures the confidence to meet ongoing change in the world.
To help students achieve the above, PNCA values a faculty of talented artists/designer/scholars who inspire intensive studio work and committed research. These professionals support collaborative learning, encourage community-based engagement; facilitate cross-culture interaction, model ethical behavior, and prize effective writing, speaking and debate.
PNCA's four educational objectives, Creative Practice, Integrated Knowledge and Critical Thinking, Social and Ethical responsibility, and Effective Communication encourage, nurture, and instill these values and abilities in students, and prepares them for a life of creativity and fulfillment.

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School type private
Year founded 1909
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When applying to Pacific Northwest College of Art, it's important to note the application deadline is August 1. The application fee at Pacific Northwest College of Art is $35.

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Pacific Northwest College of Art offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring and health insurance. Pacific Northwest College of Art also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Pacific Northwest College of Art.

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Health insurance offered Yes

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Tuition and fees $32,064 (2012-13)
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