Adult and Military Students

Nossi know's how to tailor its classes and schedule to fit your needs, beginning with day or evening class schedules.

Let us help you navigate Nashville's creative professions with our Career Services and All Access Departments.

Optional Evening Degree Programs

With specialized 24-month adult degree programs in photography and interactive design, you will be immersed in collaborative, creative, hands-on classes all on Mondays – Thursdays, from 6 – 10 pm to accommodate your busy life.

Keep your daytime and weekends to focus on your family, personal and work life while still earning a degree!  

OR Daytime Degree Programs

Sign up for our 24-month adult degree programs and take morning or afternoon classes, Mondays – Thursdays, while the rest of your family is at work and in school! We want to try and fit your education around your schedule.

  • Evening programs, 6-10 pm Monday – Thursday
  • Morning (8-12) AND afternoon (1-5) classes also available
  • January, May or September start dates
  • Online general education classes
  • With transfer credits, get your degree even faster!

Adults and returning military can face special challenges when it comes to education. How to manage school, your job and family? How can I find a job? How can I afford it? Get answers below, then schedule your free tour. No strings attached!

Military-Specific Resources

Federal and state financial aid, veteran’s benefits and student loans are earmarked for veterans—we’ll help you apply and navigate your options.* We want to recognize and support U.S. military members and families, and we appreciate their service to our country. Click HERE to learn about military-specific options.

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Schedules to Fit Your Life

Your life is busy – and we get that. That’s why we offer photography, video and film, graphic design media, web and interactive design and illustration programs that are designed to fit your life, with three enrollment periods to begin. And with Fridays off, you’ll have three-day weekends to catch up on homework and spend quality time with your family.

Hands-On Learning from Creative Pros

At Nossi, we take pride in giving students hands-on instruction; get practical skills you can start using on day one. Did you know we only hire active, creative professionals as our instructors? You’ll learn from experts who can show you the ropes, creative pros who run businesses and work in Nashville. Learn more about our instructors and how their experience adds to your education.

Job Placement

In 2013, Nossi’s Career Services Department helped 95% of graduating seniors* find a job. You’ll graduate ready to make the most of Nashville’s growing creative sector, projected to grow by almost 20% in the next 10 years. It’s just one reason Forbes ranked Nashville sixth nationwide for Best Big Cities for Jobs in 2014!**

You’ll get networking opportunities with leading Nashville businesses, and with organizations like American Advertising Federation, Ad2 Nashville, Nashville Fashion Alliance, the CMA, Young Entertainment Professionals, Kappa Pi Eta Tau and the Chamber of Commerce.

All Access: Your backstage pass to a creative career

Nossi All Access gives you a chance to pursue in-demand work opportunities before you earn your degree. You’ll work alongside Nashville’s creative elite, and build a portfolio filled with brag-worthy work. It’s exactly what you need to graduate fully equipped for a creative career: Experienced, connected and ready to use your skills in a job you love. Learn more about All Access

Financial Aid

Need help figuring out how to afford college? We can help. Options include:

  • Financial aid for adults, veterans, reservists and even military spouses
  • Scholarships specifically for adult students
  • Together program to audit classes for free – stay fresh in your field of study long after graduation
  • Low tuition rates for both in-state and out-of-state students, plus no additional out-of-state fees!
  • Interest-free loans for those who pay on time
  • Veterans Student Group to share experiences and collaborate

Plus, our fixed-tuition policy means your tuition will never go up while you’re an active student. Schedule a free tour to learn more.

Portfolio Requirements

The degree programs at Nossi College of Art have different requirements for acceptance. Students must submit work to be eligible and accepted to attend Nossi College of Art. Discover the requirements needed for each program here. Nossi admissions team is here to help with any questions you have, feel free to email anytime!

Off-Campus Housing

Nossi is excited to introduce off-campus housing through Collegiate Housing Services. This concierge service is designed to remove the stress of finding housing for college. Discover affordable housing options and enjoy perks such as single monthly payments, a roommate finder, fun amenities and a student activities group, connecting you with fellow Nossi students.  Have questions now? Click here for more info.

 

*Financial aid is available to those who qualify
* job placement assistance available for all graduates. Institutional placement total for 2013 was 95%.
** source

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