Pacific Northwest College of Art

Oregon, USA

Which programmes can I study at Pacific Northwest College of Art and when?

Animation BA:
2nd Year Semester 2

Graphic Design BA
2nd Year Semester 2

Fine Art BA
2nd Year Semester 1 
2nd Year Semester 2

Photography BA:
2nd Year Semester 2

Illustration BA:
2nd Year Semester 1 
2nd Year Semester 2


Academic Information

Number of credits required: 12-15 credits per semester; 24-30 credits per year

Please see the module catalogue for Pacific Northwest College of Art.


Academic Calendar

Semester 1: Late August to Mid December (approximate dates)

Semester 2: Mid January to Mid May (approximate dates)

Exact dates on the PNCA website.



PNCA offers two college housing- ArtHouse and Marshall. For more information visit Pacific Northwest College Accommodation pages or contact 


Accommodation in York (Semester exchange)

York St John University accommodation is guaranteed for the semester you are not abroad.



Please ensure you have an up to date passport that expires no earlier than six months after you intend to return. You will be provided with guidance and documentation from the partner university but it will be your responsibility to obtain the correct visa. Neither the Study Abroad team here or at the partner university are qualified to offer consultations or detailed advice regarding visa applications. Immigration laws are complex and subject to frequent changes. So if you do have any visa-related questions you will need to contact the appropriate Embassy directly.

Approximate cost: $340 (plus cost of travel to US Embassy in London)


More Information

Visit the Pacific Northwest College of Art website

Study abroad ambassador:

Avalon Garvey, fine art, 

Support services factsheet: Fact Sheet 2018/19 PNCA

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