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PC Admissions

If you want to apply to PC, the deadline for Fall 2022 admissions is August 15 and there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for an application fee waiver.

PC Admissions Stats at a Glance

PC 2021 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are not even considered
Waitlist No

Applying Early to PC?

Prescott College does not offer early decision or early action.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

How Hard Is It To Get Admitted to PC?

PC is a moderately difficult school to get into. PC evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, PC accepted 99% of all applicants, around 369 of the 374 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like PC, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

What's Most Important to Get In to PC?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you shine.

Admissions Factors at PC

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Not Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Important
Geographical Residence Not Considered
Class Rank Not Considered
Work Experience Important
Extracurricular Activities Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
Application Essay Very Important
First Generation Important
Interview Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Considered
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Important
Standardized Test Scores Not Considered
Volunteer Work Important

PC 2021-2022 Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to PC must submit the following items. Double check with PC's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Interview
Other Requirements Contact for reference
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into PC?

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

PC doesn't consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

PC does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Transferring to Prescott College

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to PC.

For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is August 15. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in PC during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term

PC Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to PC?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to PC.

Does PC accept transfer credits?

PC accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. PC accepts:

  • CLEP subject tests
  • DSST/DANTES
  • ACE recommendations for credit

Does PC accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

PC accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to PC?

PC is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.

What is PC's acceptance rate?

PC's acceptance rate is 99%.

Want To Learn More About PC?

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.

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PC Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

99%

How hard is it to get into PC? PC is a somewhat selective institution. The PC acceptance rate is 99%. This means that the institution accepts 98 out of every 100 applicants.

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PC Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 15

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

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to PC is Aug 15.

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

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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

970

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

99%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$33,366

Out-of-State

$33,366

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 15
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