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Pratt Institute - Main Overview

Pratt Institute - Main is a private not-for-profit institution located 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?

843 Undergraduate Awards
$54,645 Avg Cost After Aid
66% Acceptance Rate
  • Students at Pratt Institute may have an easier time interacting with their teachers since the student to faculty ratio at the school is 9 to 1.
  • The 4% student loan default rate at Pratt Institute is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
  • The highest award offered at Pratt Institute is the master's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 15% of the faculty were full-time.
  • Students who graduate from Pratt Institute with a bachelor's degree make about $43,400 a year. That's 6% more than those who graduate from 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 Most Popular Data Processing Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#1 Most Popular Architectural Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Best Library Science Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Best Library & Information Science Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Most Popular Design & Applied Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#14 Most Popular Architecture/Urban Planning Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#15 Most Popular Communications Technology/Support Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#16 Most Popular Visual & Performing Arts Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#34 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
#1 Best Drawing Schools College Factual
#18 Best Arts & Media Management Schools College Factual
#21 Best Graphic Design Schools College Factual
#44 Best Design & Applied Arts Schools College Factual
#92 Best Fine & Studio Arts Schools College Factual
#125 Best Visual & Performing Arts Schools College Factual

Where Is Pratt Institute - Main?


Contact details for Pratt Institute are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 200 Willoughby Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205
Phone: 718-636-3600

How Do I Get Into Pratt Institute?

You can apply to Pratt Institute online at:

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 considered but not required
SAT or ACT Scores considered but not required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Pratt Institute?

66% Acceptance Rate
76% Of Accepted Are Women
71% Submit SAT Scores
Pratt Institute has an acceptance rate of 66%, which means it is fairly selective. Take that into account when you are working on your application and gathering requested materials. Do what you can to stand out among other applicants.

Approximately 24% of accepted students are men and 76% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 61%, and the acceptance rate for women is 68%.

Average Test Scores

About 71% 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 570 and 660. Math scores were between 550 and 680.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Pratt Institute - Main  ( 570 to 660 )

SAT Math Scores for Pratt Institute - Main  ( 550 to 680 )
Pratt Institute received ACT scores from 19% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 24 and 32. Math scores were between 22 and 28. Composite scores were between 25 and 30.

ACT English Scores for Pratt Institute - Main  ( 24 to 32 )
ACT Math Scores for Pratt Institute - Main  ( 22 to 28 )
ACT Composite Scores for Pratt Institute - Main  ( 25 to 30 )

Can I Afford Pratt Institute - Main?

$54,645 Net Price
39% Take Out Loans
4.2% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Pratt Institute is $54,645. 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

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Pratt Institute, approximately 39% of students took out student loans averaging $10,198 a year. That adds up to $40,792 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Pratt Institute is 4.2%. 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

2,998 Full-Time Undergraduates
71% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 3,122 undergraduate students at Pratt Institute, with 2,998 being full-time and 124 being part-time.


There are also 1,231 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,998 full-time undergraduates at Pratt Institute, 29% are male and 71% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 442
Black or African American 122
Hispanic or Latino 326
White 991
International Students 987
Other Races/Ethnicities 130

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.

Online Learning at Pratt Institute - Main

0 Took All Classes Online

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 32 387 0 145 564
Architectural Sciences & Technology 0 132 0 65 197
Fine & Studio Arts 11 111 3 39 164
Graphic Communications 0 65 0 26 91
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 0 69 0 0 69
Library & Information Science 0 0 13 41 54
Arts & Media Management 0 0 0 39 39
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 0 0 37 37
Computer Information Systems 0 0 0 29 29
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 10 0 16 26
Urban & Regional Planning 0 0 0 18 18
Writing Studies 0 15 0 0 15
Sustainability Science 0 0 1 12 13
Data Processing 0 0 8 3 11
Cultural Studies & Analysis 0 11 0 0 11
Communication & Media Studies 0 0 0 9 9
Real Estate Development 0 0 0 7 7
Other Library & Archives Assisting 0 0 2 4 6
Historic Preservation 0 0 0 1 1
General Visual & Performing Arts 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 43 800 27 491 1,361


*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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