Pratt Institute is a coeducational undergraduate and graduate institution chartered and empowered to confer academic degrees by the State of New York. The certificates and degrees conferred are registered by the New York State Department of Education. Pratt is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19104, tel:215-662-5606. The Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Commission on Recognition of Postsecondary Accreditation.
The School of Architecture’s Bachelor of Architecture program is accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board. (For more information on NAAB accreditation, refer to the School of Architecture section, page 23 of our Bulletin) Pratt is a charter member of, and accredited by, the National Association of Schools of Art and Design. The B.F.A. in Interior Design is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (formerly FIDER). The Master in Library and Information Science program is accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of the American Library Association. The Master in Art Therapy is approved by the Education Approval Board of the American Art Therapy Association, Inc., and as such meets the education standards of the art therapy profession. The Graduate Dance/Movement Therapy program has been approved by the American Dance Therapy Association.
Programs offered by Art and Design Education and the M.S. for Library Media Specialists (LMS) offered by the School of Information and Library Science are accredited by RATE.
The B.F.A. offered by the Interior Design Department is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (formerly FIDER).
Pratt Institute is a coeducational undergraduate and graduate institution chartered and empowered to confer academic degrees by the State of New York.