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Pratt Institute Admission Requirements

Brooklyn, New York

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Chances of getting into Pratt Institute Main

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
66%
Admission Difficulty for Pratt Institute Main
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Very High 
Applicant Competition Low 
How hard is it to get into Pratt Institute and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Pratt Institute is 66%.  It ranks #64 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Pratt Institute is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 5,012 out of 7,601 applicants were admitted.

The school has very high admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 30 percent (SAT 1120/1340 ACT 25/30). Pratt Institute Main typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.82. 15% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Pratt Institute application fee is $50 and applications are due by Jan 5.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Pratt Institute Main. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 66% of students submitted SAT scores and 25% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..

Pratt Institute SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
1120-1340
Applicants Submitting SAT 
66%
SAT Scores for Pratt Institute Main
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 570
SAT Math 25th 550
SAT Composite 25th 1120
SAT Scores for Pratt Institute Main
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 660
SAT Math 75th 680
SAT Composite 75th 1340
Average SAT Score 1230

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 prefers 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 1010. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1230 out of 1600. Pratt Institute ranks #28 in New York and #199 in the nation for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 66 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Pratt Institute Main admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1340 and Above Good >79%
1230 to 1340 Avg + 66%-79%
1120 to 1230 Avg - 51%-66%
1010 to 1120 Reach 35%-51%
Less than 1010 Low <35%
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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 22
ACT Composite 25th 25
ACT Scores for Pratt Institute Main
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 32
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 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 #29 in New York and #191 in the U.S. for highest average ACT composite score. 25 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Pratt Institute Main.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 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 >81%
27 to 30 Avg + 66%-81%
25 to 27 Avg - 54%-66%
23 to 25 Reach 41%-54%
Less than 23 Low <41%
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Pratt Institute GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.82
Typical High School Grades 
A-

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

Applicants require exceptionally good grades to get into Pratt Institute. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Pratt Institute Main was 3.82 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #10 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 66% of students who apply.

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High School GPA's for admitted Pratt Institute Main students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 37.0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 25.0% Avg
3.50 to 3.74 21.0% Reach
3.25 to 3.49 10.0% Reach
3.00 to 3.24 6.0% Reach
2.50 to 2.99 1.0% Low
2.00 to 2.49 0% Low
1.00 to 1.99 0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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Applying

Admission Statistics

Pratt Institute Main admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 5,615 1,986 7,601
Accepted 3,801 1,211 5,012
Acceptance Rate 68% 61% 66%
Enrolled 529 198 727
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 14% 16% 15%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jan 5, 2023
Days left to Apply
31

Applicants have 31 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Jan 5, 2023.

Application Fee

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

Application Requirements

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

Pratt Institute Main Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Considered but not 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?

66% 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 1120 and 1340. 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.