Undergraduate Programs

TEN undergraduate majors plus an Art and Ecology minor and multiple Areas of Study allow you to strike your individual path through PNCA, optimally tailored to your interests.

Learn more about Foundation Year and Thesis Year.

Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies

The programs of the Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies at PNCA celebrate and support the development of experimental, interdisciplinary, and collaborative creative practices through meaningful faculty-student relationships, engaging seminars, and mentor-guided studio practice.

Liberal Arts

Liberal Arts courses round out your education, helping you become a more thoughtful, well-rounded artist or designer. Specifically designed for artists and designers, our Liberal Arts courses open the world wide with introductions to multiple perspectives, worldviews, and experiences.

Special Programs

Special Programs offer a range of expanded learning opportunities for students and the community. These include projects, workshops, and intensives in applied art and design in the realms of environmental science, technology, science and tech pedagogy, and industrial design. Programs also include a variety of international studies opportunities, an artist residency, and a professional print publishing studio.

Community Education

Community Education programs at PNCA inspire and support the creative development of both adults and young people with classes and camps throughout the year.