Pratt Institute-Main

Brooklyn, New York

#136 National Colleges

55.5% Admission Rate
Somewhat Selective

3,638 Undergraduates Enrolled

  • Private nonprofit
  • Special Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools
  • Four-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in
  • Four-year, medium, highly residential

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Pratt Institute is a private university with its main campus in Brooklyn, New York. It has a satellite campus in Manhattan and an extension campus in Utica, New York at the Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute. The school originated in 1887 with programs primarily in engineering, architecture, and fine arts. Comprising six schools, the institute is primarily known for its programs in architecture, interior design, and industrial design.

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Brooklyn, New York

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City: Large (population of 250,000 or more)

Mid East (DE, DC, MD, NJ, NY, PA)


Predominant Degree Awarded
Predominantly bachelor's-degree granting

Highest Degree Awarded
Graduate degree

Most Popular Fields

Field % Students
Visual And Performing Arts 71.3%
Architecture And Related Services 15.6%
Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services 8.0%
English Language And Literature/Letters 2.2%
Education 1.5%
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1.4%



Percentage Students Receiving Aid

Average Net Cost After Aid


SAT Scores

1273 Composite Average
Percentile 75% 50% 25%
Math 710 645 580
Verbal 670 625 580

ACT Scores

27 Cumulative Average
Percentile 75% 50% 25%
Math 28 25 22
English 33 29 25