Oregon College of Art and Craft (OCAC)

Portland, OR

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Oregon College of Art and Craft Student Essentials

Oregon College of Art and Craft Student Essentials
Region: Northwest
Setting: Large City Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.ocac.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
In-State Tuition: $24,900
Out-of-State Tuition: $24,900
Retention Rate: 73%
Enrollment: 161
Year Established: 1907

About OCAC

Oregon College of Art and Craft in Portland, Oregon, is the only college on the West Coast that offers fine arts degrees in Craft-Art.

Craft-Art encompasses such hand-built art practices as:

  • Ceramics
  • Metals
  • Woodworking

OCAC also offers concentrations in Painting and Drawing and Photography.

Designed for the novice, the intermediate-level student and the budding professional, OCAC awards bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Fine Art, as well as a professional certificate.

No matter which level of study a student pursues, the training is intensive and focused as students spend their days crafting, painting and creating in OCAC’s studios. Student life is also designed to support students in their artistic practice, as students and faculty alike exhibit their work in the school art galleries.

Admissions requirements vary depending on the prospective program of study, with all applicants required to submit an application and a portfolio of art work.

OCAC does its best to meet student’s financial need, supplying school-based scholarships, which are based on artistic talent and financial need, as well as need-based federal grants and loans.

Those who are not eligible for these aid sources or who require additional aid may also obtain information from OCAC about how and where to apply for outside scholarships.

OCAC Map & Location

Oregon College of Art and Craft
8245 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225


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Getting Around OCAC

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.

4/10
rail

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Portland, OR

Winter
Dec
47
34
Jan
49
35
Feb
53
35
Spring
Mar
58
38
Apr
63
41
May
69
46
Summer
Jun
75
50
Jul
81
54
Aug
81
54
Fall
Sep
77
50
Oct
65
43
Nov
54
38

OCAC Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 151
Freshman Class 19
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 161

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 5%
  • Caucasian: 70%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 3%
  • Asian: 2%
  • Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 2%
  • Unknown and Other: 19%
Latino 5%
Caucasian 70%
American Indian or Alaska native 3%
Asian 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2%
Unknown and Other 19%

Undergraduate 94%
Graduate 6%
Full-Time 100%
Part-Time 0%
Women 90%
Men 10%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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