A student walking through Pratt Institute campusFall and Spring Application Deadlines and Timeline


First-year high school applicants must apply to Pratt through the Common App. Transfer students from other colleges should apply using Pratt’s online application

High School Applicant (First-year Students) Deadlines

Fall 2022 Early Action Deadline (non-binding): November 1, 2021.

Fall 2022 Regular decision Deadline: Extended to January 27. Note that all required application materials, including portfolio if required, are due by the deadline, except high school transcripts, which may be sent up to two weeks after the application deadline.

Early action decisions are mailed by the end of December/beginning of January. Regular decision packets are mailed by April 1 to applicants whose applications are complete when decisions are made.

Fall 2022 Transfer Students: February 1, 2022. All required application materials are due by the application deadline.

Fall 2022 Associate's Degree Applicants
Priority deadlines: extended to January 27 for high school applicants and February 1 for transfer applicants. Although applications will continue to be accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year, we urge you to apply by the priority deadlines. Decisions are mailed on a rolling basis starting in March.


Spring 2022 Application Deadlines
September 1 (recommended for international applicants, however, we will accept applications later).
October 18 (US citizens and permanent residents) Decisions mailed mid-late November.
Associate's degree applicants: October 18.  

Programs Open for Spring Entrance

High School Applicants: Associates degrees (AOS only) (Manhattan campus) and Construction Management programs (Manhattan campus). 
Transfers: The following majors will accept transfer students for spring regardless of placement (first or second semester): construction management, art history, art and design education (for sophomore level only), writing, and critical and visual studies. Transfer applicants for architecture and fashion design are only accepted for fall start terms.  


Submission of Application and Supporting Documents

First-year high school applicants must apply to Pratt using the Common App. Transfer students must apply using Pratt online application. The online application should be submitted no later than the stated application deadlines. All required documents including portfolio if required should be submitted by the deadline, however you have up to two weeks after the deadline to send high school transcripts. The application should be submitted first before the other documents in order to file your documents with your application, but if supplementary documents arrive first, they will be filed and then assembled when your application arrives. If your application is incomplete, we will contact you by email to let you know what is missing in enough time for you to submit the missing document(s). Please check your email spam filter for communications from Pratt. Make sure to check your promotions folders as well.

Once you have applied, you may check your application status on our application status check page.

Undergraduate Application Requirements

Use the links below or the navigation bar on the left to view admissions and portfolio requirements.

High School Applicants 
Returning Students  
Visiting Students  
Undergraduate Portfolio Requirements