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Pratt’s Rankings

(Ranked first of the top 20 best art schools in the world, 2017)

#3 CEOWORLD Magazine
(Ranked third among the best Schools of Architecture, 2021)

#6 QS World University Rankings by Subject
(Ranked sixth in the world for art and design, 2023)

#10 College Factual
(Ranked design programs among the top ten nationally—top five percent of schools considered—and fourth regionally of 216 colleges and universities for veteran friendliness, 2019)

College Factual ranked Pratt among the top one percent of schools for visual arts and design and among the top five percent for architecture and fine art, 2018. 

Blouin Artinfo ranked Pratt among the world’s top seven best art schools, 2018.

School and Program Rankings

#1 Interior Design
(Ranked first in the country by DesignIntelligence 2018/19)

#3 Animation
(Ranked third on the East Coast and seventh nationally by Animation Career Review, 2022)

#3 Graphic Design
(Ranked third of the top 50 best graphic design schools by Animation Career Review, 2020)

#3 Industrial Design
(Ranked third nationally and first regionally by DesignIntelligence 2015) 

#3 School of Architecture
(Ranked third among the best Schools of Architecture by CEOWORLD Magazine, 2021)

#4 Art Therapy
(Ranked fourth of the top ten best master’s in art therapy programs by, 2020)

#4 City and Regional Planning 
(Ranked fourth nationally among master’s-degree-granting institutions that do not also grant PhDs in the Planetizen Guide to Graduate Urban Planning Programs, 2019)

#6 School of Architecture
(Ranked sixth among the most prominent Schools of Architecture in the world by arch2o)

#7 Art and Design
(Ranked seventh in the world for art and design out of 230 colleges by QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2022)

#9 Fine Arts
(Fine arts program ranked ninth on the 2020 Best Colleges List by, the first ranking to be based on median early-career salary data of over 5 million graduates from the U.S. Department of Education’s resource, College Scorecard)

#11 Painting and Drawing 
(Ranked among the top 11 best painting and drawing programs in U.S. News & World Report, 2020)

#12 Library and Information Science Archives Program
(Ranked among the best archives programs by U.S. News & World Report, 2021)

Library and Information Science
(Pratt Institute’s MS in Library and Information Science is ranked among the best library and information studies programs in the US by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Graduate Schools Guide, 2021)

#15 Fine Arts
(Ranked number 15 nationally out of almost 300 graduate fine arts programs by U.S. News & World Report, 2020)

#17 Graduate Architecture
(Ranked seventeenth by DesignIntelligence, 2018/2019)

Interior Design
(Ranked among the best interior design programs by Architectural Digest, 2019)

Information Experience Design
(Ranked among the top 18 UX/HCI schools in the US,, 2019)

Advanced Certificate in User Experience
(Ranked the User Experience Advanced Certificate #24 of the best alternative UX design programs,, 2018)