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Nossi College of Art

Nossi College of Art is college with 279 students located in Nashville, TN.

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Nossi College of Art’s campus sits on a 10-acre hillside in Nashville, Tennessee, overlooking the downtown area. Our 55,000-square-foot facility is one of the most conducive places for creativity in the Southeast. The school’s construction was completed in the fall of 2010. It was built with the artistic student in mind. Every studio and space provides the best possible arena to be creative. With specific upgrades in technology, Nossi’s campus is prepared for active student lives and consistent opportunities to collaborate with fellow students, local businesses, organizations and non-profits. - See more at: http://nossi.edu/about/campus/#sthash.VWkF8NDD.dpuf

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Student Body

Total Undergraduates 279
Gender 46% Male / 54% Female
Socio-Economic Diversity 76% of students received Pell Grants, which are provided by the U.S. government to students from middle and lower income families. It gives you an idea of a school’s socio-economic diversity.
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 77%
Multi-racial 0%
International 0%
Hispanic/Latino 2%
Ethnicity Unknown 0%
Black or African American 18%
Asian 1%

Activities

  • Honor Society
  • Yoga
  • Student Ambassadors
  • Fraternities

Student Services

  • Career And Alumni Services: We have a Career Services office dedicated to finding students survival jobs and internships in college as well as careers once they graduate. We have several specific options for our alumni. We have an alumni website to showcase what alumni is currently completing as well as a chance for them to brag on their work. We also have the Together Program which allows you to come back and retake a course as a refresher for no extra cost! Education is valuable in this industry, and we want to be sure you are prepared!
  • Computer Services: computer center, libraries
  • Counseling Services: alcohol/substance abuse counseling career counseling employment services for undergraduates financial aid counseling personal counseling placement services for graduates
  • Facilities: Nossi College of Art’s campus sits on a 10-acre hillside in Nashville, Tennessee, overlooking the downtown area. Our 55,000-square-foot facility is one of the most conducive places for creativity in the Southeast. The school’s construction was completed in the fall of 2010. It was built with the artistic student in mind. Every studio and space provides the best possible arena to be creative. With specific upgrades in technology, Nossi’s campus is prepared for active student lives and consistent opportunities to collaborate with fellow students, local businesses, organizations and non-profits.
  • Transfer In Services: Nossi College of Art accepts transfer credits. For approval, we need a copy of your official transcript to see what classes are available for transfer.
  • Transfer Out Services

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Commercial Photography (43%), Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other (18%), Digital Arts (17%), Graphic Design (13%), Illustration (6%)

Majors Offered

Bachelor's

Any instructional program in film/video and photographic arts not listed above.

Job Opportunities:

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in drama, music, and the arts including fine and applied art, such as painting and sculpture, or design and crafts. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

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.

Job Opportunities:

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in drama, music, and the arts including fine and applied art, such as painting and sculpture, or design and crafts. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Art Directors
Formulate design concepts and presentation approaches for visual communications media, such as print, broadcasting, and advertising. Direct workers engaged in art work or layout design.
Multimedia Artists and Animators
Create special effects, animation, or other visual images using film, video, computers, or other electronic tools and media for use in products or creations, such as computer games, movies, music videos, and commercials.
Artists and Related Workers, All Other
All artists and related workers not listed separately.
Graphic Designers
Design or create graphics to meet specific commercial or promotional needs, such as packaging, displays, or logos. May use a variety of mediums to achieve artistic or decorative effects.

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.

Job Opportunities:

Artists and Related Workers, All Other
All artists and related workers not listed separately.
Set and Exhibit Designers
Design special exhibits and movie, television, and theater sets. May study scripts, confer with directors, and conduct research to determine appropriate architectural styles.
Designers, All Other
All designers not listed separately.

Associates

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.

Job Opportunities:

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in drama, music, and the arts including fine and applied art, such as painting and sculpture, or design and crafts. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Photographers
Photograph people, landscapes, merchandise, or other subjects, using digital or film cameras and equipment. May develop negatives or use computer software to produce finished images and prints. Includes scientific photographers, aerial photographers, and photojournalists.

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.

Job Opportunities:

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in drama, music, and the arts including fine and applied art, such as painting and sculpture, or design and crafts. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Art Directors
Formulate design concepts and presentation approaches for visual communications media, such as print, broadcasting, and advertising. Direct workers engaged in art work or layout design.
Multimedia Artists and Animators
Create special effects, animation, or other visual images using film, video, computers, or other electronic tools and media for use in products or creations, such as computer games, movies, music videos, and commercials.
Artists and Related Workers, All Other
All artists and related workers not listed separately.
Graphic Designers
Design or create graphics to meet specific commercial or promotional needs, such as packaging, displays, or logos. May use a variety of mediums to achieve artistic or decorative effects.
Photographers
Photograph people, landscapes, merchandise, or other subjects, using digital or film cameras and equipment. May develop negatives or use computer software to produce finished images and prints. Includes scientific photographers, aerial photographers, and photojournalists.

Administration & Faculty

President Nossi Vatandoost
Admissions Director Mary Alexander
Marketing and Student Activities Director Libby Funke Luff
Career Services Director Dax Gomez
Registrar Mindy Gilbert
Accredited by Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges
Full-time Faculty 36
Student : Faculty Ratio 10 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 63 : 36
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100

Admissions

Admissions
Email
  [email protected]

Selectivity

Acceptance Rate: 60.8% accepted of 209 applications

Admission Considerations

Very Important: Talent Ability

Important: School Record, Application Essay, Interview

Also Considered: Recommendations, Standardized Test Scores, Level Of Applicants Interest, Academic GPA

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Finance

Finance

Average Net Tuition

The average student pays $18,810 for tuition, fees, and other expenses, after grants and scholarships.

Household Income Real Cost
$0-$30K $19,276
$30K-$48K $18,609
$48K-$75K $20,064
$75K-$110K $20,795

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $15,300, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $14,100 Same as On-Campus
Fees $100 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $5,400
Books $700 $700
Total (before financial aid) $14,900 $20,300

Students Receiving Aid

79% of students receive some form of financial aid.

Undergrads Receiving Aid Average Aid Amount
Federal Loans 99% $4,519
Federal Scholarships/Grants 76% $2,295
Institutional Grants 18% $631
Pell Grants 76% $2,295
State and Local Scholarships/Grants 10% $1,000
Student Loans 99% $4,519

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://bit.ly/FANoodle.

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Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

75% of students graduated on time.

68% of students graduated in six years.

87% of full time students continued studying at this school after freshman year.

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