Tuition & Financial Aid

Financial planning is an essential part of the college application process. At Oregon College of Art and Craft we want to make funding your education as easy as possible. OCAC offers a comprehensive merit scholarship and need-based financial aid program. OCAC scholarships and grants range from $2,000 to up to full tuition for four years of study for undergraduates.

GRADUATE INFORMATION
For prospective graduate students for the MFA in Craft, a tuition and financial aid handout is available for download.

UNDERGRADUATE INFORMATION
In addition to institutional awards, the College offers assistance through the Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), the Federal Work Study Program, Subsidized and Unsubsidized Stafford Loans, PLUS loans for parents, and alternative loans.

For state-sponsored grants and scholarships students should contact their state education agency to learn about state-sponsored aid programs and corresponding deadline information. Oregon residents are eligible to apply for the Oregon Opportunity Grant www.getcollegefunds.org. Residents of the state or Oregon as well as California residents residing in Siskiyou County are eligible to apply for aid through the Ford Family Foundation www.tfff.org

To be considered for need-based aid, including federal aid and the College’s own institutional need-based grants, students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA can be filed online at www.fafsa.ed.gov. Oregon College of Art and Craft FAFSA code is 030073

2014-15 Undergraduate Programs
Estimated Tuition And Fees

(Based on full-time enrollment at 12-18 credits per semester for two semesters)
TUITION $26,800
STUDENT ACTIVITY FEE $720 (Includes Tri-Met Transportation Pass)
STUDIO FEES $800 (Estimated; studio and class fees vary by course registration)

Estimated Personal Living Expenses Estimates

ROOM AND BOARD $7,800 (Based on 9 months off-campus) 
BOOKS AND SUPPLIES $1,400 (Estimate, varies depending on year and major)
FEDERAL LOAN FEES $100 (If student receives federal student loans)
TRANSPORTATION $800
MISCELLANEOUS EXPENSES $1,000

TOTAL ESTIMATED COST OF ATTENDANCE $39,420*
*In addition, health insurance coverage is required. The college's plan for one year is $1,846. Students may waive out by providing proof of coverage. A Studio Safety Equipment Fee of $30 is a one time only charge to students at the beginning of their first semester at Oregon College of Art and Craft.

FINANCIAL AID CALCULATOR

Click here to access the net price calculator, a free tool designed to help first time freshmen and their families estimate financial aid options and costs for Oregon College of Art and Craft. These figures are based on 2014-15 full-time estimated cost of attendance and financial aid awarding. Please be sure to complete the entire process to ensure the best possible results. This information is an estimate only. If you have any questions, please contact the Admissions Office at admissions@ocac.edu or 971-255-4192.

PAYMENT OPTIONS

Oregon College of Art and Craft accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover credit cards, debit cards, personal checks and bank checks. A deferred tuition payment plan is available to qualified students at www.afford.com.

Please refer to the Student Handbook for Office of the Bursar information. The following billing-related forms may be downloaded in pdf format:

Confidential Release, Duplicate Statement, Contact Information Change, Payment Form, Insurance Waiver, Meal Plan, Insurance Brochure, Insurance Enrollment Form.

Calendar Events

August 5, 2014 to September 27, 2014
OCAC CAMPUS | HOFFMAN GALLERY
Opening Reception TUES AUG 5th | 5-7pm

September 4, 2014 to September 28, 2014
OCAC CAMPUS | CENTRUM GALLERY
Opening Reception Thursday, September 4th, 4-6pm

September 4, 2014
ACD STUDIOS | 421 NE 10TH AVENUE
6:30-8:30pm

October 2, 2014 to November 2, 2014
OCAC CAMPUS | CENTRUM GALLERY
Opening Reception 4:00-6:00pm

News

Arthur DeBow awarded Oregon Higher Education Art Educator of the Year
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Alumnae Lauren (Wilson) George featured in "New American Paintings" magazine
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"BirdWingFeather", a children's book by painter and OCAC staff member Siri Schillios published by Pomegranate
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Handcrafted mortar and pestle by Alumnus Sterling Collins ('14) included in The New York Times.
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