2021 APPLICATIONS OPEN NOW


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    Admissions Announcements

    FALL 2020: While priority deadlines have passed, PNCA admissions are rolling - applications are accepted for consideration until cohorts are full. Check the table below to see a list of open applications.


    SPRING 2021(BFA): The Early Application Deadline is November 15th, 2020. Apply by this deadline to receive a $1,000 renewable Early Application Scholarship (if admitted).


    FALL 2021(BFA): The Early Application Deadline is December 15th, 2020. Apply by this deadline to receive a $1,000 renewable Early Application Scholarship (if admitted). The Priority Deadline is January 31st, 2021. Apply by this deadline to automatically be considered for additional juried scholarships.


    Graduate Admissions: All 2021 applications for the Hallie Ford School of Graduate Studies will open on September 1st, 2020.

     

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    Available Undergraduate Program Applications

    Entry YearEntry Term

    Program Type

    Degree 

    Early Application Deadline

    Priority Deadline

    Rolling Admissions

    Term Begins

    2020

    Fall

     Undergraduate

    BFA

    12/15/2019

    01/31/2020

    CLOSED

    08/31/2020

    2021

    Spring

     Undergraduate

    BFA

    11/15/2020

    n/a

    Open

    01/19/2021

    2021

    Fall

     Undergraduate

    BFA

    12/15/2020

    01/31/2021

    Open

    08/31/2021

    Available Graduate Program Applications

    Entry Year

    Entry Term

    Program Type

    Degree 

    Applications Accepted

    Priority Deadline

    Semester Begins

    2021

    Winter

    Low Residency Graduate

    MFA

    09/01/2020 - 11/1/2020

    10/11/2020

    01/11/2021

    Low-Residency Master of Fine Arts Programs

     

     

    - MFA in Creative Writing 

     

     

    2021

    Summer

    Low Residency Graduate

    MFA

    09/01/2020 until full

    02/01/2021

    06/14/2020

    Low-Residency Master of Fine Arts Programs

     

     

    - MFA in Creative Writing 

     

     

    - MFA in Visual Studies

     

     

    2021

    Fall

    Full Time Graduate

    MFA, MA

    09/01/2020 until full

    02/01/2021

    08/30/2021

    Master of Fine Arts Programs

    Master of Arts Programs

    Dual MFA/MA Programs

    - MFA in Applied Craft + Design             

    - MA in Critical Studies               

    - Critical Studies MA / MFA in Applied Craft + Design

    - MFA in Collaborative Design

    - MA in Design System

    - Critical Studies MA / MFA in Print Media  

    - MFA in Print Media  

     

    - Critical Studies MA / MFA in Visual Studies 

    - MFA in Visual Studies 

     

     

    2021

    Fall

    Post-Baccalaureate Residency

    Non-degree

    09/01/2020 until full

    02/01/2021

    08/30/2021

     

    A note about deadlines:
    PNCA offers rolling admissions for many programs - we will review applications for admission until cohorts are full or start terms begin. 
    Applications submitted by the priority deadline are eligible for a wider pool of scholarship funds and priority admission decision.