Northwest College of Art (NCA)

Tacoma, WA

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Northwest College of Art Student Essentials

Northwest College of Art Student Essentials
Region: Northwest
Setting: Mid-size City Setting
Type: Private/For Profit
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.ncad.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: No
In-State Tuition: $19,000
Out-of-State Tuition: $19,000
Retention Rate: 79%
Enrollment: 108
Year Established: 1982

About NCA

Northwest College of Art and Design (NCAD) in Poulsbo, Washington, provides a unique combination of creative arts instruction and practical career preparation and guidance. NCAD’s scenic location is also ideal for the visual arts student, offering much esthetic stimulation and inspiration.

Degree programs at NCAD are awarded in such in-demand visual arts careers as:

  • Entertainment Art
  • Graphic Design
  • Illustration
  • Motion Design
  • Photography

Since NCAD is committed to combining an artistically inspiring education with career preparation, NCAD students have the benefit of a creatively stimulating environment with numerous studio spaces. They also have the practical support of the school’s career placement division.

Financial aid is awarded to students with a strong financial need who are U.S. citizens and in good standing with the Department of Education. Financial aid sources include Pell grants, work-study and loans. Most financial aid packages combine several of these sources.

Those applying for admissions must submit an application, transcripts, a portfolio and an essay. A second essay is required if the applicant’s grade point average is below 2.5.

NCA Location

Northwest College of Art
1126 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402


Getting Around NCA

Walkability

Good walkability. We think you’ll enjoy walking in this area.

5/10
walk

Transit

Minimal transit. This area doesn't have the greatest public transportation access.

3/10
rail

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Tacoma, WA

Winter
Dec
47
36
Jan
48
37
Feb
51
37
Spring
Mar
56
40
Apr
60
43
May
66
48
Summer
Jun
72
53
Jul
77
56
Aug
77
56
Fall
Sep
71
52
Oct
61
46
Nov
53
40

NCA Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 108
Freshman Class 34
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 108

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 11%
  • African American: 2%
  • Caucasian: 66%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 6%
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 2%
  • Unknown and Other: 13%
Latino 11%
African American 2%
Caucasian 66%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2%
Unknown and Other 13%

Undergraduate 100%
Graduate %
Full-Time 97%
Part-Time 3%
Women 65%
Men 35%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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