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Pratt Institute - Main Overview

Pratt Institute - Main is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Brooklyn, New York. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

What Is Pratt Institute - Main Known For?

787 Undergraduate Awards
$55,476 Avg Cost After Aid
57% Acceptance Rate
  • Students who want to work more closely with their professors have an easier time at Pratt Institute since the student to facuty ratio is 9 to 1.
  • The student loan default rate at Pratt Institute is 4%, which is significantly lower than the national rate of 10.1%. That's great news for students who are worrying about paying off their student loans.
  • The highest award offered at Pratt Institute is the post-master's certificate.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 15% of the faculty were full-time.
  • After graduation, Pratt Institute bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $43,400 a year. That's about 6% more than their peers at other schools.

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Pratt Institute - Main Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Pratt Institute.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Other Library & Archives Assisting Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Best Value Other Library & Archives Assisting Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Most Popular Architectural Sciences & Technology Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Most Popular Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#5 Best Fine & Studio Arts Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#5 Most Popular Arts & Media Management Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#11 Most Popular Architecture & Related Services Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#16 Most Popular Communications Technologies & Support Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#19 Most Popular Visual & Performing Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#54 Most Popular Fine & Studio Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Pratt Institute has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#4 Best Colleges for Design & Applied Arts College Factual
#17 Best Colleges for Visual & Performing Arts College Factual
#28 Best Design & Applied Arts Colleges for Veterans College Factual
#82 Highest Paid Visual & Performing Arts Graduates College Factual

Where Is Pratt Institute - Main?

Location of Pratt Institute - Main

Contact details for Pratt Institute are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 200 Willoughby Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205
Phone: 718-636-3600
Website: www.pratt.edu
Facebook: http://facebook.com/prattinstitute
Twitter: http://twitter.com/prattinstitute

How Do I Get Into Pratt Institute?

You can apply to Pratt Institute online at: www.applyweb.com/apply/pratt/

Admission Requirements for Pratt Institute

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations required
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Pratt Institute?

57% Acceptance Rate
73% Of Accepted Are Women
61% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 57%, Pratt Institute does not let just anybody through their doors! Make sure you spend enough time polishing up your application so you will make a great impression.

Approximately 27% of accepted students are men and 73% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 57%, and the acceptance rate for women is 57%.

Average Test Scores

About 61% of students accepted to Pratt Institute submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 510 and 630. Math scores were between 530 and 660.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Pratt Institute - Main  ( 510 to 630 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for Pratt Institute - Main  ( 530 to 660 )
200
800
Pratt Institute received ACT scores from 31% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 15 and 26. Math scores were between 14 and 26. Composite scores were between 24 and 29.

ACT English Scores for Pratt Institute - Main  ( 15 to 26 )
1
36
ACT Math Scores for Pratt Institute - Main  ( 14 to 26 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for Pratt Institute - Main  ( 24 to 29 )
1
36

Can I Afford Pratt Institute - Main?

$55,476 Net Price
39% Take Out Loans
3.9% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Pratt Institute is $55,476. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Pratt Institute, approximately 39% of students took out student loans averaging $8,232 a year. That adds up to $32,928 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Pratt Institute is 3.9%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Pratt Institute - Main Undergraduate Student Diversity

3,570 Full-Time Undergraduates
71% Women
30% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 3,677 undergraduate students at Pratt Institute, with 3,570 being full-time and 107 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Pratt Institute

There are also 1,392 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 3,570 full-time undergraduates at Pratt Institute, 29% are male and 71% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Pratt Institute

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Pratt Institute - Main students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Pratt Institute Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 470
Black or African American 129
Hispanic or Latino 348
White 1,252
International Students 1,214
Other Races/Ethnicities 157

Geographic Diversity

New York students aren't the only ones who study at Pratt Institute - Main. At this time, 42 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 86 countries are represented at Pratt Institute. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, South Korea, and India.

Pratt Institute - Main Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s TOTAL
Design & Applied Arts 45 359 0 139 543
Architectural Sciences & Technology 1 122 0 92 215
Fine & Studio Arts 12 83 3 41 139
Graphic Communications 0 63 0 12 75
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 0 62 0 0 62
Arts & Media Management 0 0 0 48 48
Library & Information Science 0 0 19 21 40
Urban & Regional Planning 0 0 0 31 31
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 0 0 27 27
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 12 0 12 24
Computer Information Systems 0 0 0 18 18
Writing Studies 0 17 0 0 17
Historic Preservation 0 0 0 14 14
Communication & Media Studies 0 0 0 13 13
Other Library & Archives Assisting 0 0 2 11 13
Sustainability Science 0 0 0 13 13
Cultural Studies & Analysis 0 11 0 0 11
Real Estate Development 0 0 0 7 7
Data Processing 0 0 4 2 6
Environmental Design 0 0 0 0 0
General Architecture 0 0 0 0 0
Construction Management 0 0 0 0 0
General Visual & Performing Arts 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 58 729 28 501 1,316

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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