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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?

291 Full-Time Undergraduates
$20,674 Avg Cost After Aid
95% Acceptance Rate
  • 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

Ranking Type Rank
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 1,288
Best Colleges for the Money 1,333

Where Is Prescott College?

Location of Prescott College

Contact details for Prescot College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 220 Grove Ave, Prescott, AZ 86301
Phone: 877-350-2100

How Do I Get Into Prescot College?

You can apply to Prescot College online at:

Admission Requirements for Prescot College

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 considered but not required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Prescot College?

95% Acceptance Rate
70% Of Accepted Are Women
42% Submit SAT Scores
Since Prescot College has an acceptance rate of 95%, it is not too hard to gain acceptance into the school. Still, you need to be sure you complete your application in full and send in any other requested documents.

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.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Prescott College  ( 570 to 615 )

SAT Math Scores for Prescott College  ( 490 to 570 )
Prescot College received ACT scores from 45% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 20 and 30. Math scores were between 16 and 24. Composite scores were between 19 and 27.

ACT English Scores for Prescott College  ( 20 to 30 )
ACT Math Scores for Prescott College  ( 16 to 24 )
ACT Composite Scores for Prescott College  ( 19 to 27 )

Can I Afford Prescott College?

$20,674 Net Price
70% Take Out Loans
6.9% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Prescot College is $20,674. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Prescot College

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$14,993 $17,475 $20,470 $26,498 $32,382

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

291 Full-Time Undergraduates
57% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 390 undergraduate students at Prescot College, with 291 being full-time and 99 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Prescot College

There are also 321 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 291 full-time undergraduates at Prescot College, 43% are male and 57% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Prescot College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Prescott College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Prescot College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1
Black or African American 7
Hispanic or Latino 22
White 180
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 79

Geographic Diversity

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

535 Took All Classes Online
535 Took At Least One Class Online
52.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 14 bachelor’s degree and 23 master’s degree programs available online at Prescot College. In 2017-2018, 535 students took at least one online class at the school.

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.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Community Organization & Advocacy 67%
Education 2%
General Psychology 45%
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities 69%
Liberal Arts General Studies 69%
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies 38%
Natural Resources & Conservation 19%
Natural Resources Conservation 19%
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 57%
Psychology 43%
Public Administration & Social Service 67%
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 12%
Student Counseling 50%
Teacher Education Grade Specific 24%

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.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions #1
Outdoor Education #1
Other Social Sciences #1
General Visual & Performing Arts #1
General Education #1
Other Education #1
Special Education #1
Student Counseling #1
Sustainability Science #1
Social Sciences #1
Natural Resources Conservation #1
Natural Resources & Conservation #1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, & Fitness Studies #2
Mental & Social Health Services #2
Educational Administration #2
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies #2
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies #2
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology #2
Alternative Medicine & Systems #3
Teacher Education Grade Specific #3
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #4
Visual & Performing Arts #4
General Psychology #4
Liberal Arts General Studies #4
Psychology #5
Education #6
Business Administration & Management #13
Health Professions #14
Business, Management & Marketing #16

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.

Major Associate’s Bachelor’s Master’s Doctor’s
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 0 1 0
Community Organization & Advocacy 0 0 12 0
Educational Administration 0 0 2 0
General Education 0 5 0 0
General Psychology 0 29 0 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 Education 0 0 0 9
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 7 0 0
Other Social Sciences 0 15 0 0
Outdoor Education 0 11 1 0
Special Education 0 1 0 0
Student Counseling 0 0 2 0
Sustainability Science 0 1 0 0
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 8 18 0
Writing Studies 0 1 0 0
Total 0 208 172 18


*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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