Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) Transfer Pathways

The Visual Communications program at Chemeketa Community College has partnered with Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) in Portland, Oregon to provide a clear transfer pathway for students looking to earn a Bachelor's degree.

Students who select this option transfer into PNCA with junior status as well as be eligible for a number of scholarships, including the Transfer Partner Scholarship of $5,000 per year (as of fall 2022). Visual Communications students do not need to take additional coursework outside of the program to complete these pathways.

For a complete list of benefits and other transfer pathways, with the PNCA Transfer Agreements page of their website.

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For Multimedia Arts Students:

About PNCA

Pacific Northwest College of Art (now part of Willamette University) is the leading professional arts and design school in the Northwest. Situated in the heart of downtown Portland, they offer many bachelor degrees in a number of created fields

PNCA Degree Information

For more information about transfer options offered by the VC program, contact the Program Chair Peter Hoelter at or 503.399.6475.