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Ranked among the top art and design schools in the world by QS World University Rankings by Subject and among the top design schools in the US by BusinessWeek, Pratt features a distinguished faculty of practicing professionals, a wide variety of highly ranked programs in art, design, architecture, library science, and related fields, and ideally located campuses in Brooklyn (main campus), Manhattan, and Utica, New York (extension campus, PrattMWP).

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Acceptance Rate: The freshman or first-year acceptance rate was 36 percent for the fall 2017 undergraduate class.

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Pratt's applications for fall and spring are online! Application requirements are all online as well (see below). Once you read the general information, please select your level on the left (freshman, transfer, graduate). International students must also read the international requirements.


If you’ve already submitted your application, check your application status online at the link below using your email address and the password you created when you submitted your application. Note that you will not be able to check your status until your application has been completed and submitted.

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Admissions Requirements

Select your level and read about our admissions requirements including portfolio requirements.

The Undergraduate and Graduate Admissions Committees base their decisions on a careful review of all credentials submitted by the applicant. Admissions files are not considered complete and will not be reviewed until all required materials have been received. Pratt has a main campus in Brooklyn for its four-year programs with the exception of construction management, which is located in Manhattan. The Manhattan campus houses several graduate programs as well as the two-year Associate’s Degree programs. The PrattMWP extension center in Utica, New York, offers students the option of starting the first two years of Pratt’s four-year BFA in Communications Design (graphic design, illustration), Fine Arts, Art and Design Education (teacher preparation), and Photography. Read more by selecting their campus below. 

Students interested in Pratt's extension campus in Utica must apply to PrattMWP using Pratt's online application.

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Pratt Institute
Office of Admissions (Undergraduate or Graduate), Myrtle Hall
200 Willoughby Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11205