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Pratt Institute Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Pratt Institute Main

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
56.8%
Admission Difficulty for Pratt Institute Main
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsDifficult
Applicant CompetitionAverage

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

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1120-1350
Applicants Submitting SAT
61%
SAT Scores for Pratt Institute Main
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 560
SAT Math 25th 560
SAT Composite 25th 1120
SAT Scores for Pratt Institute Main
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 660
SAT Math 75th 690
SAT Composite 75th 1350
Average SAT Score 1240

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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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Pratt Institute Main admission chances by SAT score
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%
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Pratt Institute ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
24-29 
Applicants Submitting ACT
31%
ACT Scores for Pratt Institute Main
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 14
ACT Composite 25th 24
ACT Scores for Pratt Institute Main
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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Pratt Institute Main admission chances by ACT score
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%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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

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.

 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

Admission Statistics

Pratt Institute Main admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 5,385 1,936 7,321
Accepted 3,054 1,104 4,158
Acceptance Rate 57% 57% 57%
Enrolled 591 245 836
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 19% 22% 20%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jan 5, 2020
Days left to Apply
26

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

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Pratt Institute Main and what considerations affect 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.

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.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 24 and 29. 31% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.