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Prescott College

Prescott, AZ 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate99%
Acceptance Rate99%

About PC

Prescott College Overview

Prescott College is a private, nonprofit school in the small town setting of Prescott, Arizona. PC was founded in 1966 and the school currently enrolls around 1,048 students per year, including 388 undergraduates. PC ensures on-campus housing for up to 128 students. Most students live in off campus housing, and 65% of students spend their weekends on campus.

📆 Mark your calendar! August 15, 2023 is the final deadline to submit an application for the Fall 2023 semester.

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

2022 PC Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 99%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.2
Tuition $33,960
Percent of Need Met 71.6%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $31,054

Is PC a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a clearer sense of what PC offers and if the school could be a good choice for you.

PC Acceptance Rate 2022

It is moderately difficult to get into PC. Around 99% of applicants get into PC each year. Last year, 147 students applied to PC and 146 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at PC

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

43% of PC undergrads graduate within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for PC Grads

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

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

PC's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

PC's endowment was valued at $1.5 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. For each full-time student, PC spends about $6,028 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at PC

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.

PC meets 71.6% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $31,054 a year.

Graduates in the class of 2022 had an average of $30,173 in student loans per borrower. 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 awarded 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 be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at PC.

Based on this information, does PC seem like a good fit? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is PC a good school for you?

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Where is Prescott College Located?

PC is located in the small town setting of Prescott, Arizona.

If you are interested in seeing PC for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take State Highway 69 to Prescott, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Prescott Municipal.

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

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College Info

220 Grove Avenue Prescott, AZ 86301

Campus Setting: Small Town

PC Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to PC is Aug 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to PC is Continuous processing.

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

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Student Life

Wondering what life at PC is like? There are approximately 1,048 students enrolled at PC, including 388 undergraduate students and 660 graduate students. 80% percent of students attend school full-time, 12% percent are from AZ and 88% percent of students are from other states.


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