Fall and Spring Pre-College programs at Pratt are for commuter students, and are held on weekends at the Manhattan campus. The summer program is a month-long intensive for both commuter and resident students.
Each summer, over 400 high school students seize the opportunity to experience college-level study in Pratt Institute's Pre-College program. Students are immersed in a program of art, design, architecture, creative writing, or critical & visual studies, modeled after Pratt's undergraduate offerings. Upon completion of the program, students earn four elective college credits.
Each summer, over 400 high school students seize the opportunity to experience college-level study in Pratt Institute’s Pre-College program.
The summer Pre-College program consists of four classes, as well as lectures and cultural and social events. Students pick one of the credit-bearing electives offered; and are automatically enrolled in a Foundation class (also credit-bearing,) an Art History /Appreciation class, and a Portfolio Development class, (both are non-credit, pass /fail courses) to complement their elective of choice.
Read more about the pre-college program and register online