Pratt Institute Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Pratt Institute Main
How hard is it to get into Pratt Institute and can I get accepted? The school has a 57% acceptance rate ranking it #54 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 4,158 out of 7,321 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 difficult requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 32 percent. Pratt Institute Main typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 20% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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Pratt Institute SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT61%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||560|
|SAT Math 25th||560|
|SAT Composite 25th||1120|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||660|
|SAT Math 75th||690|
|SAT Composite 75th||1350|
|Average SAT Score||1240|
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 37 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1120 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 1000. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1240 out of 1600. The school ranks #36 in New York for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 61 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1350 and Above||Good||>69%|
|1235 to 1350||Avg +||57%-69%|
|1120 to 1235||Avg -||44%-57%|
|1005 to 1120||Reach||31%-44%|
|Less than 1005||Low||<31%|
Pratt Institute ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT31%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||15|
|ACT Math 25th||14|
|ACT Composite 25th||24|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||26|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||29|
|Average ACT Score||26|
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 24 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 27 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 22 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 29 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #25 in New York for highest average ACT composite score. 31 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Pratt Institute Main.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|29 and Above||Good||>71%|
|26 to 29||Avg +||57%-71%|
|24 to 26||Avg -||46%-57%|
|22 to 24||Reach||36%-46%|
|Less than 22||Low||<36%|
Avg. High School GPA3.63
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need very good grades in high school to get into Pratt Institute Main. 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 57% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||19%||22%||20%|
Applications are DueJan 5, 2020
Days left to Apply26
Applicants have 26 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Jan 5, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Pratt Institute before the Jan 5 application deadline.
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Dec 14||Dec 24|
What are the requirements for admission to Pratt Institute Main and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Required|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=194578 IPEDS survey data for Pratt Institute Main.
Frequently Asked Questions
61% of students submit their SAT scores to Pratt Institute. 31% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
57% of those who apply are granted admission to Pratt Institute. Admission competition is low and the college has difficult admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1120 and 1350. 61% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.