Pacific Northwest College of Art

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Pacific Northwest College of Art can be found in Portland, OR, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. The smaller size of enrollment, which is about 700 students, provides smaller class sizes for enrolled students.

65% of all students that apply are granted admission to Pacific Northwest College of Art, from which 30 percent choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Pacific Northwest College of Art Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Pacific Northwest College of Art was reported as 64.7% in Fall 2013 with over 312 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Pacific Northwest College of Art has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 56.1%
  • 2010-2011: 53.4%
  • 2011-2012: 52.3%
  • 2012-2013: 57.8%
  • 2013-2014: 64.7%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 58.8%

How Does Pacific Northwest College of Art Compare?

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The acceptance rate for Pacific Northwest College of Art is seventeen percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Warner Pacific College52.7%
Northwest Christian University70.4%
New Hope Christian College15.9%
Cornish College of the Arts59.2%
Trinity Lutheran College95.7%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)

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