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Colleges / Prescott College

Prescott College

Prescott, AZ 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate99%

PC Admissions

It is moderately difficult to get into Prescott College. The acceptance rate at Prescott College is 99%. Last year, 147 students applied to Prescott College and 146 were admitted.

Consult with Prescott College's admissions department for any important information, including application fees.

Prescott College Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of Prescott College's admissions stats.

Prescott College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.2
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Waitlist No

Prescott College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Prescott College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I Info Not Available
Early Decision II
Early Action No
Regular Decision Yes 8 15

Want to Apply Early to Prescott College?

Prescott College may or may not offer early admission, however the school has not provided any application information. Check with Prescott College directly for more information about early applications.

➡️ See a list of some top colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Prescott College Admissions

Transferring to Prescott College

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

For Students Waitlisted to Prescott College

Prescott College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Prescott College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at Prescott College

What does Prescott College consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Application Essay Very Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Very Important
Character/Personal Qualities Important
Academic GPA Important
Class Rank Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Interview Considered
Volunteer Work Considered
Work Experience Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Considered

Make sure to check with Prescott College for more information on admission factors.

Prescott College 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Prescott College, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Prescott College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Other Requirements Contact for reference
Letter(s) of Recommendation
Transcript(S) of College Record
Transcript of High School Record
Standardized Test Scores
Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Prescott College?

Students admitted to Prescott College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.2.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Prescott College 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.

More Information on Transferring to Prescott College

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Prescott College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Prescott College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Prescott College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Prescott College?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Prescott College.

Does Prescott College accept transfer credits?

✅ Prescott College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Prescott College accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

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

✅ Prescott College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Prescott College?

✅ Prescott College is not test optional.

What is Prescott College's acceptance rate?

✅ Prescott College has an acceptance rate of 99%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Prescott College?

🟨 Prescott College may or may not offer early decision. The school has not provided any information on early decision including ED acceptance rates.

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PC Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


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 99 out of every 100 applicants.


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

PC SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available


Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At PC, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.19. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

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

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Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate


Tuition and Fees

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Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 15
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