Northwest College of Art (NCAD)

16301 Creative Dr NE, Poulsbo, WA

Northwest College of Art is a private art school, which is located in Poulsbo, Washington. The largest program offered is the design and visual communications bachelor's degree program, with more than ninety aspiring artists graduating over the last several years. Student and special services are available at NCA, giving personal and academic assistance for students, which includes:

  • Academic counseling for students
  • Work study style employment
  • Assistance to find work

Student success after graduation may be determined by a number of factors, including graduation rate and loan default. At NCA, the graduation rate is around 67%, and the school has an average loan default rate of around 3%.

The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges has accredited the program courses of Northwest College of Art for over twenty-four straight years. To learn more and get consumer disclosures, you can visit and gather information to help make a great decision about your future.

Programs Offered

The program list below was created by historical graduation information reported by the school. This list may not represent the current curriculum offered. Visit the school's website to get more information about programs offered.

Find more information about available programs offered by Northwest College of Art by clicking the request information button to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

  • Tuition cost estimate: $18,200 per year*
  • Required fees, excluding tuition, cost about $850*
  • For part-time undergraduate students, the cost of attendance is about $800 per credit hour*
  • About ten students were granted degrees in the last reported year

*The posted costs for tuition, fees and supplies are determined through historical data and may not represent current costs.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimated to provide a comparative context. For more detailed information individuals are asked to contact the school.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The overall cost students will pay at this school is approximately - after scholarships, grants and other forms of aid are taken into consideration. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There may be an application fee required, please check with this school for more information. The financial aid department provides information and resources for students seeking out financial options. Their phone number is (360) 779-9993 x8136. The financial figures shown on this page provide information regarding costs and fees at this school, these numbers may change in a given year due to a variety of factors.

Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition is estimated to be around $20,000 per year
  • The estimated tuition for part time students is around $800 to $960 per credit hour
  • Required fees: $890

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid96%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships60%$11,314
Receiving Student Loans96%$9,655

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