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Pratt is a creative community of artists, architects, designers, and thinkers—people who want to change culture and shape the future through the things they do and make . We come from all walks of life and all over the world to think, question, and create together. Your journey to Pratt starts here, with our admissions team. We’re here to help you navigate the application process and get to know the people and places that make us uniquely Pratt.

How to Apply

Pratt’s applications are all online. Each graduate program has its own requirements, so be sure to read through the entire process carefully and follow the instructions on this page.

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Financing Your Education

The vast majority of Pratt students receive some form of financial aid. Explore your options, calculate your estimated cost of attendance, and read our resources to understand what to expect.

Plan Your Visit

There’s no place quite like Pratt. Come see for yourself by scheduling a visit to our campuses in Brooklyn and Manhattan, or take a virtual tour.

Life at Pratt is equal parts campus and culture

Get a window into our world in this introductory video, where you’ll meet members of our community and hear what makes Pratt unlike anywhere else.

  1. Pratt was ranked #1 Best Art Schools

  2. #3 School of Architecture

  3. Best Art & Design Schools in the World.

  1. Ranked first of the top 20 best art schools in the world by Web Design Degree Center, 2017

  2. Ranked first of 93 schools nationwide by College Factual, 2018

  3. Ranked seventh in the world for art and design by QS World University Rankings, 2022