PNCA uses Slideroom, an online system, to make applying a smooth process. Here are the materials and answers you'll need to have on hand before you log in to Slideroom to begin your application. 

  1. Application Form. You can review the questions on the form before you log in to Slideroom by scrolling to the bottom of this page
  2. Application Materials:


Test Scores
Scores from the ACT or SAT test are not required for admission. If you are currently attending high school and plan to take the ACT or SAT test and submit the results to PNCA, please know that your test scores will be used for advising purposes only.

AP Scores
PNCA grants credit for specific course requirements based on Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations of the College Board. Scores must be submitted to PNCA by the testing service. Credit is available in Art History, Literature, Natural Science, Mathematics, and Social Science.

Letters of Recommendation
Submitting a letter of recommendation is optional. If you choose to include a letter, we suggest that it be from a current teacher, guidance counselor, or mentor. Your recommendation letter may also be from an employer or professional reference. Do not submit a letter from a family member. The letter of recommendation must be mailed to the PNCA Admissions office.



There is no cost to apply to PNCA's undergraduate programs. If you are a Transfer or International student, you may have additional requirements to meet in order to apply.  Refer to the Transfer or International guidelines for more information.

Once you have read all of the requirements and are ready to apply, you can begin the process here

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