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Chances of getting into Pratt Institute Main

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
55.5%
Admission Difficulty for Pratt Institute Main
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery High
Applicant CompetitionAverage
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How hard is it to get into Pratt Institute and can I get accepted? The school has a 56% acceptance rate ranking it #54 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 4,680 out of 8,432 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 29 percent. Pratt Institute Main typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 17% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. Pratt Institute Main is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Pratt Institute SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1160-1380
Applicants Submitting SAT
66%
SAT Scores for Pratt Institute Main
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 580
SAT Math 25th 580
SAT Composite 25th 1160
SAT Scores for Pratt Institute Main
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 670
SAT Math 75th 710
SAT Composite 75th 1380
Average SAT Score 1270

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

Pratt Institute Main typically prefers applicants to be in the top 31 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1160 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 1050. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1270 out of 1600. The school ranks #22 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 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Pratt Institute Main admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1380 and Above Good >68%
1270 to 1380 Avg + 56%-68%
1160 to 1270 Avg - 43%-56%
1050 to 1160 Reach 31%-43%
Less than 1050 Low <31%
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Pratt Institute ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
24-30 
Applicants Submitting ACT
25%
ACT Scores for Pratt Institute Main
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 25
ACT Math 25th 22
ACT Composite 25th 24
ACT Scores for Pratt Institute Main
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 33
ACT Math 75th 28
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 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 21 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 27 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 2019 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 >68%
27 to 30 Avg + 56%-68%
24 to 27 Avg - 43%-56%
21 to 24 Reach 31%-43%
Less than 21 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 56% 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

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Admission Statistics

Pratt Institute Main admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 6,309 2,123 8,432
Accepted 3,565 1,115 4,680
Acceptance Rate 57% 53% 56%
Enrolled 581 202 783
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 16% 18% 17%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jan 5, 2022
Days left to Apply
42

Applicants have 42 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jan 5, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Pratt Institute Main is $50.

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

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?

56% 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 1160 and 1380. 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 24 and 30. 25% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.