Pratt's Pre-College Program featured on OnlineColleges.com's list of the Top 10 Most Exciting College Programs for high school students.
GENERAL PRE-COLLEGE INFORMATION
Jump start your career in Art, Design, Architecture, or Creative Writing!
Take introductory courses and earn college elective credits!
Why Should You Attend?
- To explore the possibility of studying art, design, architecture, creative writing, or critical & visual studies.
- To confirm that this is the subject you want to study in college.
- To develop your skills through college-level coursework, using a variety of tools, materials, and techniques.
- To develop a body of work for your portfolio for admission to college.
- To meet other students who share your interests.
- To get a preview of the college experience
Please download the application and mail/email/fax your application.
Fall and Spring Weekend Program
The Weekend program consists of PreCollege classes held on Saturdays and/or Sundays at Pratt Manhattan. Courses are offered for two college credits each in architecture, foundation art, photography, fine arts, and digital imaging. Non-credit courses include portfolio development and architectural design studio.
Every summer, Pratt sponsors a college-level program for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors at its Brooklyn campus. The program attracts about 400 students. It is an intensive immersion experience in art, design, architecture, or creative writing.
It regularly attracts national and international students. Students choose an elective course such as fine arts/painting & drawing, graphic design, illustration (traditional or digital), fashion design, photography, architecture or creative writing. Students develop their creative skills, build an effective portfolio for college admission, and earn four college credits. Scholarships are available based on merit.
The Brooklyn campus has the option of housing, commuter students are welocome as well. Supervised evening and weekend activities are mandatory for Brooklyn students who choose to live on campus in Pratt's air-conditioned residence halls, however there is some free-time available for students to explore NYC. The four-week program culminates in an art exhibit for the entire Pratt community and parents.
For further information visit the "Summer Programs" page or call 718-636-3453 or email firstname.lastname@example.org