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Nossi College of Art

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, for-profit, 4-year or above

School Size & Setting

Large | Urban

Students-to-Faculty Ratio

7:1

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

It is the mission of Nossi College of Art to accept creatively talented students and provide them with educational opportunities that will enable them to successfully use their talents in the commercial business world. By way of our associate and bachelor degree programs, our students will obtain formal recognition of their development and educational achievements. It is an additional aspect of our mission to provide our students with the necessary decision-making skills and appropriate judgement to become competent visual communicators. We will also give our students and understanding of the fundamentals of traditional art and photography while providing a hands-on, practical education in design, illustration, photography and videography. TO ACHIEVE THIS MISSION, NOSSI COLLEGE OF ART WILL: 1. Employ extremely qualified faculty members who are professionals in their areas of expertise. 2. Provide students with a unique creative learning environment. 3. Continually upgrade equipment and software relevant to the industry. 4. Emphasize the value of each individual and that individual's talents by acknowledging the creativity of every student and instilling in each student self-confidence and life-enhancing skills. 5. Provide small classrooms with a rigorous and well-designed curriculum. 6. Assist all graduates in their career searches. Nossi College of Art's greatest asset is its creative students and the college's ultimate achievement is its successful alumni.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

$19,150

Out of state

$19,150
Graduate

In state

No information

Out of state

No information

Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
98%
Type of aid % of students receiving aid Average amount
Federal grants 80.0% $2,914
State/local grants 41.0% $1,000
Institutional grants 67.0% $630
Loans 83.0% $3,302

Other Estimated Costs

Housing

$. per year

Books & Supplies

$700 per year

Personal Expenses

$. per year

Financial aid resources

Paying for college

Learn about different ways to cover costs, incluing financial aid, GI Bills, grants and scholarships

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Academics

Most Popular Undergraduate majors

  • Graphic Design
  • Commercial Photography
  • Illustration
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
  • Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
Full List of Majors

Undergraduate Majors X

  • COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
    • Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
      • A program that prepares individuals to apply HTML, CSS, XML, JavaScript, graphics applications, and other authoring tools to the design, editing, and publishing (launching) of documents, images, graphics, sound, and multimedia products on the World Wide Web. Includes instruction in Internet theory, web page standards and policies, elements of web page design, user interfaces, vector tools, special effects, interactive and multimedia components, search engines, navigation, morphing, e-commerce tools, and emerging web technologies. See other colleges that offer this major
  • VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
    • Digital Arts
      • A general, undifferentiated program that focuses on the use of computerized digital images as the primary medium of expression in the visual and performing arts, and that may prepare individuals for a wide variety of careers using new media, including graphic design, digital animation, motion graphics, 3D visualization, game and interactive media design, music and sound design, video production, web design, photography, and other fields. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Commercial Photography
      • A program in the applied visual arts that prepares individuals to use artistic techniques to effectively communicate ideas and information to business and consumer audiences, and recording events and people, via digital, film, still and video photography. Includes instruction in specialized camera and equipment operation and maintenance, applications to commercial and industrial needs, and photography business operations. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Graphic Design
      • A program that prepares individuals to apply artistic and computer techniques to the interpretation of technical and commercial concepts. Includes instruction in computer-assisted art and design, printmaking, concepts sketching, technical drawing, color theory, imaging, studio technique, still and life modeling, multimedia applications, communication skills and commercial art business operations. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Illustration
      • A program that prepares individuals to use artistic techniques to develop and execute interpretations of the concepts of authors and designers to specifications. Includes instruction in book illustration, fashion illustration, map illustration, rendering, exhibit preparation, textual layout, cartooning, and the use of various artistic techniques as requested by clients. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
      • A program that prepares individuals to communicate dramatic information, ideas, moods, and feelings through the making and producing of films and videos. Includes instruction in theory of film, film technology and equipment operation, film production, film directing, film editing, cinematographic art, film audio, techniques for making specific types of films and/or videos, media technologies, computer image making, multi-media production, and the planning and management of film/video operations. See other colleges that offer this major
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Admissions

Undergraduate acceptance rate

Acceptance rate
46.78%
  • Apply 543
  • Accepted 254
  • Attend 82

Application Fee

Undergraduate
$150
Graduate
No information

Undergraduate application requirements

  • High school transcript

    Required
  • High school GPA

    Recommended
  • Recommendation letter

    Recommended
  • Admissions test
    (SAT or ACT)

    Recommended
  • TOEFL
    (international students)

    Recommended
  • Completion of college
    prep program

    Recommended
  • Demonstration of
    competencies

    Required
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
63%
Male Students
37%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian70.0%
  2. Black18.89%
  3. Hispanic/Latino5.19%
  4. Two Or More Ethnicities2.96%
  5. Asian2.22%
  6. Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander0.74%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

302

Undergraduate students

302

Full Time Students
91%
Part Time Students
9%

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children
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