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How Well Is Pratt Institute - Main Ranked?

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2021 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

Pratt Institute - Main was awarded 28 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is design and applied arts.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Pratt Institute as #355 out of 1,715 colleges and universities in the country on its 2021 Best Colleges list.

Pratt Institute is also ranked #38 out of 132 schools in New York.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Pratt Institute?

Acceptance Rate

If you're applying to Pratt Institute - Main you'll face some tough competition, since the school's acceptance rate is only 57%. Definitely don't wait until the last minute to submit your application, since applying early may be in your favor.

Average Test Scores

About 61% 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 510 and 630. Math scores were between 530 and 660.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Pratt Institute - Main  ( 510 to 630 )

SAT Math Scores for Pratt Institute - Main  ( 530 to 660 )
Pratt Institute received ACT scores from 31% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 24 and 29.

ACT Composite Scores for Pratt Institute - Main  ( 24 to 29 )

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Pratt Institute - Main Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Pratt Institute, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 9 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.

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 15%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  15 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Pratt Institute - Main

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

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at Pratt Institute for first-time, full-time students is 43%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  43 out of 100

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Excellent Overall Diversity at Pratt Institute

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 3,677 undergraduates at Pratt Institute with 3,570 being full-time and 107 being part-time.

Pratt Institute Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

With an overall score of 91.72 out of 100, Pratt Institute is one of the most diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  91.72 out of 100
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How Much Does Pratt Institute - Main Cost?

The overall average net price of Pratt Institute is $45,559. 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 +
$42,511 $40,251 $47,878 $50,160 $47,382

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 39% of students took out student loans averaging $8,232 a year. That adds up to $32,928 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Pratt Institute is 3.9%. 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?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Pratt Institute with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $43,400 in their early years. This is right on par with the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. Also, graduates in your major field may make more.


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Location of Pratt Institute - Main

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

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 23 majors graduated from Pratt Institute - Main. Of these students, 787 received undergraduate degrees and 501 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 359 $34,900
Architectural Sciences & Technology 122 NA
Fine & Studio Arts 83 $18,200
Graphic Communications 63 $21,600
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 62 $23,400
Writing Studies 17 $21,800
Teacher Education Subject Specific 12 NA
Cultural Studies & Analysis 11 NA
Communication & Media Studies 0 NA
Data Processing 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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