Transfer to something completely different.

No matter where you’re coming from, Nossi is here to ignite your artistic vision and train you for the career you’ve always wanted. Our teachers, our students, and our modern creative campus are like no other college in Nashville, TN. Schedule a tour today to see what makes Nossi as different as you are.

Are you a Watkins College of Art student looking for help? Please view our transfer page with information specific to Watkins College of Art Transfer students.

Are you an Art Institute (AI) student looking for a new path forward? We have created a specific page with information including contact details for you. Discover our AI transfer page.

Are you a Memphis College of Art student looking for a new home after the recent closing of the college? Check out our specialized transfer page for Memphis College of Art students.

Getting Started with Nossi College

Will My College Credits Transfer?

Find out if your credits are compatible by sending Nossi an unofficial transcript. You’ll need a C average or higher for credits to transfer, and the college you’re transferring from must be accredited. Once you provide an official transcript, our registrar will confirm which credits will transfer, and you can move forward with enrollment.

Schedule a tour or ask a question to get your conversation started.

No Friday or Weekend Classes

Nossi offers morning, afternoon and evening classes with three semesters a year (January, May, and September). If you are interested in evening classes, they can be available Mondays through Thursdays from 6 to 10 pm. Nossi never offers classes on Friday so we can open the campus for a free day. Get access to free WIFI, computer lab needs, print lab needs, photography studio shoots, and video studio shoots. Plus, if you just need a place to hang for a study group or if you need tutoring help with a class, you have all that available at your fingertips on Fridays. With Friday as an optional day, you can count on a 3-day weekend, every weekend.

Job Placement and Career Assistance

Forbes ranked Nashville third nationwide for Best Big Cities for Jobs in 2018, and Smart Asset ranked Nashville as the second best city to start your business in 2019. No wonder Nossi is able to place our students in creative careers after graduation. Our career services department networks across the city to help dedicated students like you find success. Get added insight with mock interviews, résumé writing help, monthly newsletters to stay informed, a Together Program and more.

You’ll also get networking opportunities with leading Nashville businesses and with organizations like the American Advertising Federation, AIGA, Metro Arts, Nashville Arts and Business Council, American Marketing Association of Nashville, the Madison Rivergate Area Chamber of Commerce, the LGBT Chamber, and the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce.

Plus, Forbes Magazine ranked Nashville as a TOP CITY in the Top 20 Happiest Cities to Work Right Now. We happen to agree.

Learn from Creative Pros

At Nossi, you don’t just learn from instructors. You learn from active, creative professionals who know how to make your career successful. And because you’ll get to network with prominent local groups and businesses, you’ll be ready to start making money as soon as you graduate. Each of our art degree programs has a distinct advisory board made up of influential creatives in Nashville to ensure our curriculum stays up to date with what employers need.

All Access: Your Backstage Pass to a Creative Career

Nossi All Access gives you a chance to explore work opportunities before earning your degree. Work alongside Nashville businesses and nonprofits needing creative support. You can hand-select assignments to build your portfolio 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 Available

Nossi is one of the most affordable art colleges in the area. How do we help you keep college costs in check?

  • Fixed-tuition policy means tuition never goes up for active students as long as you are continuously enrolled in your art degree program*.
  • Special scholarships for transfer, talent, and out-of-state students
  • No out-of-state tuition fees
  • Interest-free options for students who pay on time
  • Together program – audit courses for free to stay up-to-date on the latest industry developments
  • Lifetime access to Career Services for all Nossi graduates

*Financial Aid is available for those who qualify.

Off-Campus Housing

Nossi is excited to introduce off-campus housing through Music City Housing Services. This concierge service is designed to remove the stress of finding affordable housing for college. Discover your 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.

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!

Articulation Agreements

Nossi works with area community colleges to ensure the maximum amount of credits can transfer. Download Pellissippi State’s Articulate Agreement here. View more about our AI transfer student page here.

Spring Semester begins Monday, January 11

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