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Pratt Institute Admission Requirements

Brooklyn, New York

Chances of getting into Pratt Institute Main

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
50.7%
Admission Difficulty for Pratt Institute Main
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery High
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into Pratt Institute and can I get accepted? The school has a 51% acceptance rate ranking it #43 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 4,125 out of 8,136 applicants were admitted making Pratt Institute a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 36 percent. Pratt Institute Main typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 21% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Pratt Institute SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1050-1310
Applicants Submitting SAT
66%
SAT Scores for Pratt Institute Main
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 520
SAT Math 25th 530
SAT Composite 25th 1050
SAT Scores for Pratt Institute Main
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 620
SAT Math 75th 690
SAT Composite 75th 1310
Average SAT Score 1180

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Pratt Institute Main?

Pratt Institute Main typically requires applicants to be in the top 51 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1050 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 920. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1180 out of 1600. The school ranks #34 in New York for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 66 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Pratt Institute Main admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1310 and Above Good >64%
1180 to 1310 Avg + 51%-64%
1050 to 1180 Avg - 38%-51%
920 to 1050 Reach 26%-38%
Less than 920 Low <26%
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Pratt Institute ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
25-30 
Applicants Submitting ACT
25%
ACT Scores for Pratt Institute Main
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 24
ACT Math 25th 23
ACT Composite 25th 25
ACT Scores for Pratt Institute Main
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 33
ACT Math 75th 29
ACT Composite 75th 30
Average ACT Score 27

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Pratt Institute?

Admission data indicates that Pratt Institute regularly accepts students with ACT's of 25 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 22 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 22 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 28 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 30 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #25 in New York for highest average ACT composite score. 25 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Pratt Institute Main.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Pratt Institute Main admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
30 and Above Good >66%
27 to 30 Avg + 51%-66%
25 to 27 Avg - 41%-51%
23 to 25 Reach 31%-41%
Less than 23 Low <31%
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Pratt Institute GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.63
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Pratt Institute Main?

Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into Pratt Institute. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Pratt Institute Main was 3.63 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #14 in New York for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Pratt Institute accepts 51% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Pratt Institute Main students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 42% Good
3.50 to 3.75 26% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 13% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 11% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 8% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 N/A% Low
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Pratt Institute Main admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 5,986 2,150 8,136
Accepted 3,075 1,050 4,125
Acceptance Rate 51% 49% 51%
Enrolled 614 234 848
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 20% 22% 21%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Jan 5, 2020
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2020 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 5, 2020.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Pratt Institute Main and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Pratt Institute Main Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Required

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Pratt Institute Main
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Other Colleges to Consider

Other Colleges to Consider
Subject Percent of Class
K
The King's College

New York, New York

N
New York School of Interior Design

New York, New York

S
Seton Hall University

South Orange, New Jersey

H
Hofstra University

Hempstead, New York

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University of the Sciences

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

S
Saint Joseph's University

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

U
Ursinus College

Collegeville, Pennsylvania

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=194578 IPEDS survey data for Pratt Institute Main.

FAQs

Does Pratt Institute Main prefer SAT or ACT?

66% of students submit their SAT scores to Pratt Institute. 25% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Pratt Institute Main?

51% of those who apply are granted admission to Pratt Institute. Admission competition is low and the college has very high admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Pratt Institute Main?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1050 and 1310. 66% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Pratt Institute Main?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 25 and 30. 25% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.


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