Pratt Institute

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world rank  944

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Founded in 1887, Pratt Institute is a non-profit private specialized higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Brooklyn (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), New York. Officially accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Pratt Institute is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Pratt Institute offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 133 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. Pratt Institute also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1887
Motto Be true to your work and your work will be true to you
Colours Black and cadmium yellow

University Location

Address 200 Willoughby Avenue
Brooklyn
11205 New York
United States
Tel +1 (718) 636 3600
Fax +1 (718) 399 4572

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is required
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 200 Willoughby Avenue
Brooklyn 11205
(718) 636 3514
800 331 0834

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Special Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools
2000 Classification Schools of art, music, and design
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions focus, high graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences focus, high graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Pratt Institute's Library
Pratt Institute-Main's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 147,379 physical volumes, 134,314 physical media, 116,460 digital/electronic medium and 138 licensed digital/electronic databases. Pratt Institute-Main's library has 1 branch.
Housing Yes
Pratt Institute provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,877 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Library Association (ALA), Committee on Accreditation
  • Foundation for Interior Design Education and Research (FIDER)
  • National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB)
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD)

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