Military Students


You’re out of the military and looking for a change. How about something as different as you are? At Nossi we recognize and appreciate your service to our country, and we know you bring a lot to the table. Let us help you afford college, ignite your artistic passion, and discover what a creative career means for you.

Do you have questions about class scheduling, financial aid, scholarships or job placement? We have some answers you’re going to like, so check out all the specific military services for you below. Then either schedule a free tour of the campus or email us your questions and let’s get the conversation started. We can help you make a smooth transition into a career you’ll love.


Convenient Schedules and Flexible Enrollment Periods

You lead a busy life, and we know flexibility is key when it comes to getting your degree. That’s why our Photography, Videography & Filmmaking, Graphic Design, Illustration Technologies, and Culinary Arts programs are designed to fit your active lifestyle.

We make it easier to get your degree with:

  • Morning (8-12), afternoon (1-5), and evening (6-10) classes
  • January, May, and September start dates so you can start when you’re ready
  • Prime location – just north of Downtown Nashville, and only one hour from Fort Campbell
  • Free Fridays – No Friday classes give you open access to classrooms, studios, labs, and WIFI while collaborating with peers and faculty.
Financial Aid Options for Veterans

You’ve got options when it comes to paying for college. How do you know what’s right for you? We can help you sort through options to make college affordable, including:

  • Financial aid for veterans and reservists, accepting Veterans Chapters 30, 33, 35, 1606 and 1607
  • Includes GI Bill® Benefits GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.
  • Assistance for military spouses through Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA pdf document)
  • Together Program to audit classes for free – stay fresh in your industry, long after graduation
  • Zero interest payment opportunities
  • Low tuition rates for both in-state and out-of-state students, plus no out-of-state fees!

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! Financial Aid is available to those who qualify.

Learning from Creative Pros

At Nossi, our instructors are professionals in Nashville’s creative community. Together they have over 1,000 combined years of professional experience. You’ll get hands-on training and learn directly from these experts what it takes to work in, and even run, a creative business. Learn more about our instructors and how their experience can help you be successful.

Job Placement and Career Assistance

Nossi’s Career Services Department has lifetime career assistance and assists all graduates in finding a job. Just like our previous students, you’ll be ready as soon as you graduate to make the most of Nashville’s growing creative sector. It’s just one reason Forbes ranked Nashville among the top 20 Cities of Jobs and Careers.*

“Nashville, TN, has long been known for its expansive music scene, but the emergence of world-class visual arts and fashion has put Nashville – Music City – on the map as an artistic and culturally rich destination.” – NCAR Arts Vibrancy Index Report, 2019**

You’ll also get special opportunities to network with leading Nashville businesses and organizations, such as the American Advertising Federation, Ad2 Nashville, Nashville American Marketing Association, Young Entertainment Professionals and the Nashville Chamber of Commerce. Make crucial connections now – before you graduate.

* Forbes, 2020 Top Cities
** NCAR Arts Vibrancy Index Report

Portfolio Requirements

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

Student Housing - NOW AVAILABLE! 

Nossi College offers student housing through Music City Housing. In the Fall 2021 semester, we launched new student housing located directly across the street from campus - no commuting necessary!

Our student housing is designed to remove the stress of finding housing for college in Nashville.

> Discover Nossi Housing

All Access: Your backstage pass to a creative career

Nossi All Access gives you a chance to pursue exclusive work opportunities before you earn your degree. You’ll work alongside Nashville’s creative elite, and build a portfolio filled with brag-worthy work through project-based internships.

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.

> See Nossi All Access student work. 

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