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Pratt Institute

Brooklyn, NY 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate62%
Acceptance Rate62%

About Pratt Institute

Pratt Institute Overview

Pratt Institute is a private, nonprofit school in the city of Brooklyn, New York. Pratt Institute was founded in 1887 and currently enrolls around 5,137 students per year year, including 3,675 undergraduates. Pratt Institute provides on-campus housing for up to 1,900 students. Most students live in off campus housing.

📆 Mark your calendar! The deadline to apply regular decision to Pratt Institute for Fall 2023 is January 5. Regular decision applicants for Fall 2023 should find out if they have been admitted by April 1.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Pratt Institute!

Interested in music or performing?

Interested in journalism or communications? Pratt Institute students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Thinking of pledging? Pratt Institute has both fraternities and sororities.

Planning to play sports? Pratt Institute has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Pratt Institute on the Student Life page.

2022 Pratt Institute Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 62%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 3.9
Tuition $55,575
Percent of Need Met 60%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $34,829

Is Pratt Institute a Good School?


There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a better idea of what Pratt Institute offers and if it could be the right college for you.

Pratt Institute Acceptance Rate 2022

Pratt Institute is very difficult to get into. Around 62% of applicants get into Pratt Institute each year. Last year, 6,572 students applied to Pratt Institute and 4,083 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Pratt Institute

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It is a way to measure how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

About 88% of students who start at Pratt Institute come back the next year. 71% of Pratt Institute undergrads graduate within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes for Pratt Institute Grads

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with Pratt Institute directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Pratt Institute

Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Pratt Institute meets 60% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $34,829 a year.

The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2022 was around $39,126 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Pratt Institute.

Based on this information, does Pratt Institute seem like a good fit? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Pratt Institute a good school for you?

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Where is Pratt Institute Located?

Pratt Institute is located in the urban setting of Brooklyn, New York, less than an hour from New York City.

If you would like to see Pratt Institute for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Brooklyn-Queens Expressway to Brooklyn, or book a flight to the nearest airport, LaGuardia.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Pratt Institute and Brooklyn are like without leaving home.

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College Info

200 Willoughby Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11205

Campus Setting: Urban

Pratt Institute Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jan 5

Transfer Applications are Due

Feb 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Pratt Institute is Jan 5.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Pratt Institute is Feb 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Pratt Institute ACT Scores

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Pratt Institute SAT Scores

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Pratt Institute Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$75,107

In State

$75,107

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$55,575
$55,575
Fees
$2,024
$2,024
Housing
$15,408
$15,408
Books
$2,100
$2,100

Student Life

Wondering what life at Pratt Institute is like? There are approximately 5,137 students enrolled at Pratt Institute, including 3,675 undergraduate students and 1,462 graduate students. 97% percent of students attend school full-time, 27% percent are from NY and 73% percent of students are from other states.

97%

Full Time

3%

Part Time

27%

In State

73%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

5,137

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

62%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$57,599

Out-of-State

$57,599

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Jan 5
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