Pratt Institute Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Pratt Institute Main
|Admission Standards||Very High|
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
Applicants Submitting SAT66%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||520|
|SAT Math 25th||530|
|SAT Composite 25th||1050|
|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. 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|
|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%|
Pratt Institute ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT25%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||24|
|ACT Math 25th||23|
|ACT Composite 25th||25|
|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.
|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%|
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 51% of students who apply.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||20%||22%||21%|
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
66% of students submit their SAT scores to Pratt Institute. 25% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
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.
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.