Prescott College Overview
Located in Prescott, Arizona, Prescott College is a private not-for-profit institution. The city atmosphere of Prescott makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.
What Is Prescott College Known For?
- Students who want to work more closely with their professors have an easier time at Prescot College since the student to facuty ratio is 8 to 1.
- Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest one a student can attain at Prescot College.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 69% of the faculty were full-time.
- It takes the average Prescot College student 4.1 years to graduate. This is pretty good when compared to the national rate of 4.4 years.
Prescott College Rankings
Prescot College landed the #1,288 spot in College Factual's 2021 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 1,715 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking. It is also ranked #10 out of 18 schools in Arizona.
The following table lists the notable rankings from College Factual that Prescot College has received.
Notable Undergraduate Rankings for Prescot College
|Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students||266|
|Best Colleges for Veterans||577|
|Best Colleges for Diversity||731|
|Best Colleges for International Students||1,167|
|Best Colleges for the Money||1,333|
Where Is Prescott College?
Contact details for Prescot College are given below.
|Address:||220 Grove Ave, Prescott, AZ 86301|
How Do I Get Into Prescot College?
You can apply to Prescot College online at: https://www.prescott.edu/apply
Admission Requirements for Prescot College
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||neither required nor recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||considered but not required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Prescot College?
Approximately 30% of accepted students are men and 70% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 93%, and the acceptance rate for women is 96%.
Average Test Scores
About 42% of students accepted to Prescot College submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 570 and 615. Math scores were between 490 and 570.
Can I Afford Prescott College?
Net Price by Income Group for Prescot College
|$0-30 K||$30K-48K||$48-75||$75-110K||$110K +|
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Prescot College, approximately 70% of students took out student loans averaging $6,985 a year. That adds up to $27,940 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Prescot College is 6.9%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
Prescott College Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 321 graduate students at the school.
Of the 291 full-time undergraduates at Prescot College, 43% are male and 57% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Prescott College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||7|
|Hispanic or Latino||22|
Arizona students aren't the only ones who study at Prescott College. At this time, 21 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 3 countries are represented at Prescot College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Canada, Mexico, and Switzerland.
Online Learning at Prescott College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Prescot College has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 23rd most popular in Arizona for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Prescot College
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Prescott College was 52.9%. This is the #32 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Prescot College regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Prescot College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Prescot College ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Prescot College.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Prescott College Majors
In 2017-2018, Prescott College awarded 208 undergraduate degrees and 190 graduate degrees. The table below shows the number of awards for each major.
|Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology||0||0||1||0|
|Community Organization & Advocacy||0||0||12||0|
|General Visual & Performing Arts||0||2||0||0|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||0||11||5||0|
|Mental & Social Health Services||0||0||37||0|
|Natural Resources Conservation||0||13||8||0|
|Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies||0||7||0||0|
|Other Social Sciences||0||15||0||0|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||0||8||18||0|
*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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