How To Apply

Applications for Spring ’16 and Fall ’16 Are Now Open.

What we look for:

Pacific Northwest College of Art welcomes applications from creative, disciplined and motivated students.  Applications are required on an individual basis to determine whether the prospective student’s educational and artistic goals are a good match for PNCA’s programs. The admissions process is designed to identify prospective PNCA students who possess creative and technical skills, academic dedication, and the motivation and potential to be successful artists and designers.

For more information contact the Admission Office at 503-821-8972 or 1-888-390-7499, or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). We are happy to answer any of your questions about PNCA, our programs, the application process, and financial aid.

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Tax Benefits Guide
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Title IV Funds Authorizaion
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Request for Reconsideration

Award Letter Comparison

Analyze the financial aspects of the award letter, computing net and out-of-pocket costs.

Financial Aid Links

National Student Loan Data System,

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on the Web,

Federal Student Aid User ID (FSA ID) to access federal aid websites and electronic signature,

Oregon Student Assistance Commission’s scholarship application

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