Graduate Financial Aid

PNCA provides, and helps students secure, financial aid in the form of scholarships and loans.

PNCA is committed to making its educational programs affordable and accessible in two key ways. First, the College strives to keep its tuition competitive compared to other national colleges of art and design. Second, the College provides, and helps students secure, financial aid in the form of scholarships and loans.

How to Apply for Financial Aid

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).. PNCA’s Title IV FAFSA code, required for the FAFSA, is 003207.

Apply for admission to PNCA’s Graduate Programs. Please note that students who complete an application for admissions to PNCA and who have submitted a FAFSA form before February 1 will receive first consideration for PNCA financial aid.

New students who meet the priority application deadline of February 1 will receive their financial aid packets by early March.

Receive a Financial Aid award package in the mail. The Financial Aid award package will include the following: any scholarships the College has offered; Federal loan eligibility and directions for securing those loans. These awards are created based on each student’s unique financial needs and merits as demonstrated by the FAFSA and the application portfolio and information.

Further information on scholarships and loans can be found on Graduate Scholarships + Student Loans

Please feel free to contact PNCA’s Financial Aid office at any time by phone, fax, email, or in person if you have any questions or need assistance.
phone: 503-821-8971
toll free: 888-390-7499
fax: 971-242-3865
email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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Undergrad Viewbook
Graduate Viewbook
2014 BFA Course Catalog


Guide to Federal Student Aid
FAFSA Worksheet
Tax Benefits Guide
Parent PLUS Request Form
Grad PLUS Request Form
Dependent Verification Worksheet
Independent Verification Worksheet
Title IV Funds Authorizaion
IRS Data Retrieval Help
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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