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Pratt Institute - Main Data & Information Overview

124 awards Ranking Badges
68% Acceptance Rate
5% Student Loan Default Rate
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How Well Is Pratt Institute - Main Ranked?

Graphic Design Highest Ranked Major

2024 Rankings

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Pratt Institute - Main was awarded 124 badges in the 2024 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is graphic design.

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Overall Quality

Pratt Institute was not ranked in College Factual's Best Overall Colleges report this year. This may be because not enough data was available.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Pratt Institute?

68% Acceptance Rate
77% Of Accepted Are Women
28% Submit SAT Scores

Acceptance Rate

If you're applying to Pratt Institute - Main you'll face some tough competition, since the school's acceptance rate is only 68%. Definitely don't wait until the last minute to submit your application, since applying early may be in your favor.

Average Test Scores

About 28% 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 610 and 700. Math scores were between 580 and 710.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Pratt Institute - Main  ( 610 to 700 )

SAT Math Scores for Pratt Institute - Main  ( 580 to 710 )
Pratt Institute received ACT scores from 8% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 27 and 32.

ACT Composite Scores for Pratt Institute - Main  ( 27 to 32 )

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Pratt Institute - Main Faculty

10 to 1 Student to Faculty
16% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to measure the number of teaching resources that a college or university offers its students. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1, but at Pratt Institute it is much better at 10 to 1. That's good news for students who want to interact more on a personal level with their teachers.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Pratt Institute - Main is 16%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  16 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Pratt Institute - Main

88% Freshmen Retention
59% On-Time Graduation Rate

Freshmen Retention Rate

Pratt Institute - Main has a freshmen retention rate of 88%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  88 out of 100

Graduation Rate

Students are considered to have graduated on time if they finish their studies within four years. At Pratt Institute the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 59%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  59 out of 100

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Pratt Institute - Main Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,998 Full-Time Undergraduates
32.7% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
71.2% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 3,122 undergraduates at Pratt Institute with 2,998 being full-time and 124 being part-time.

How Much Does Pratt Institute - Main Cost?

$47,438 Net Price
38% Take Out Loans
$31,144 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of Pratt Institute is $47,438. 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 Pratt Institute

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$40,041 $41,609 $49,338 $50,588 $50,582

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Pratt Institute, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

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 Pratt Institute, approximately 38% of students took out student loans averaging $7,786 a year. That adds up to $31,144 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Pratt Institute is 4.5%. 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.

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How Much Money Do Pratt Institute Graduates Make?

$52,211 Avg Salary of Grads
High Earnings Boost
The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Pratt Institute make about $52,211 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. That's great news for Pratt Institute students since it is 23% more than the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year.


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Location of Pratt Institute - Main

New York State
2,998 Full-Time Undergraduates
Large City Campus Setting
Pratt Institute - Main is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Brooklyn, New York. The location of Pratt Institute is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

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Contact details for Pratt Institute are given below.

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

Pratt Institute - Main Majors

20 Majors With Completions
806 Undergraduate Degrees
627 Graduate Degrees
During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 20 majors graduated from Pratt Institute - Main. Of these students, 806 received undergraduate degrees and 627 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Design & Applied Arts 400 $36,210
Architectural Sciences & Technology 104 NA
Fine & Studio Arts 85 $26,695
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 70 $29,464
Graphic Communications 45 $22,391
Writing Studies 30 $17,728
Teacher Education Subject Specific 15 NA
Cultural Studies & Analysis 13 NA
Library & Information Science 0 NA
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 NA

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Notes and References


*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.


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