Pratt’s Rankings

#1 Webdesigndegreecenter.org (2017) 
(Ranked first of the top 20 best art schools in the world)

#1 PayScale (2014)
(Ranked Pratt first among the best schools for art and design majors on the mid-career salary of its graduates.)

#5 QS World University Rankings by Subject
(Ranked fifth in the world for art and design out of 50 colleges, 2017)

#5 Graphic Design USA
(Ranked fifth out of the top ten most influential design schools of the past half century)

#6 Ranker.com
(Ranked Pratt sixth of the top 30 best art and design schools in the world, 2016). 

#6 Business Insider
(Ranked sixth in Business Insider’s rankings of the World’s 25 Best Design Schools)

#6 Arch2o.com
(The School of Architecture ranked sixth among the most prominent Schools of Architecture in the world by arch2o.com)

#8 Red Dot Design
(Ranked eighth in Red Dot Design’s 2013 international ranking of universities)

#10 University Business
(Ranked as the tenth college in the US in the UniversityBusiness magazine's exclusive "Higher Education 2013 TrendTopper MediaBuzz Rankings" report)

Pratt was ranked among the top design schools by BusinessWeek.  

Pratt's sculpture park was ranked among the top ten campus art collections by Public Art Review.

College Magazine ranks Pratt 8th in its list of the top 10 most beautiful college campuses.

College Factual
Ranked 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 Art Info
Ranked among the world’s top seven best art schools, 2018, www.blouinartinfo.com.


School and Program Rankings


Undergraduate Rankings (Bachelor’s Programs)

#1 Design and Applied Arts
(Ranked first in New York and second in the nation by College Factual, 2019)

#1 Architecture
(Ranked first of 93 schools nationwide by College Factual, 2018. Pratt’s architecture program has also been ranked first out of nine in the state of New York, College Factual, 2018)

#1 Fine Art and Studio Programs
(Ranked first nationally in USA Today, 2015, by College Factual)

#1 Design and Applied Arts Programs
(Ranked first of 217 colleges offering design and applied arts programs, College Factual, 2018)

#2 Interior Design
(Ranked second nationally and second on the east coast by DesignIntelligence, 2016–17)

#2 Industrial Design
(Ranked second regionally by DesignIntelligence, 2016)

#2 Fashion Design
(Ranked second nationally among private schools and colleges (top 3% of schools considered), #3 nationally (top 3% of schools considered), and #3 in the East by fashion-schools.org, 2018)

#4 Fine Arts
(Ranked fourth in New York by College Factual, 2019)

#5 Animation
(Ranked fifth nationally (in the top three percent of schools considered), fifth nationally among private schools, second on the East Coast, and second in New York by Animation Career Review, 2018)

#5 Fashion Design
(Ranked fifth of the top US art and design schools in Fashionista, 2016)

#5 Art and Design
(Ranked fifth in the world for art and design out of 50 colleges by QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2017)

#5 Film, Video and Photographic Arts
(Ranked fifth of 127 colleges nationwide (top five percent) offering film, video and photographic arts, College Factual, 2018)

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

#6 Fine and Studio Arts
(Ranked sixth of 508 colleges, College Factual, 2018)

#7 Graphic Design
(Ranked seventh by Animation Career Review, 2015)

#7 Communications Design B.F.A.
(Ranked seventh of the top 20 best visual communications degree programs by graphicdesigndegreehub.com)

#7 Architecture
(Ranked seventh by DesignIntelligence, 2019)

#9 Industrial Design

(Ranked ninth nationally by DesignIntelligence, 2016)

Film
(Ranked one of the country’s 10 best colleges for film in USA Today, 2014, and ranked among the top in the nation in Variety Magazine.) 

Film
(Ranked among the top 25 American film schools by The Hollywood Reporter, 2018)


Graduate Rankings (Master’s Programs) 
 

#1 Interior Design
(Ranked first in the country by DesignIntelligence 2018/19 and first in the East Coast 2016)

#2 Animation
(Ranked second on the east coast, seventh among private schools and colleges, and eighth nationally by Animation Career Review, 2015)

#2 City and Regional Planning
(Ranked second nationally and sixth regionally among master's degree-granting institutions that do not also grant Ph.D.s in the Planetizen Guide to Graduate Urban Planning Programs, 2017)

#3 Industrial Design
(Ranked third nationally and first regionally by DesignIntelligence 2015. Ranked fifth in U.S. News and World Report’s 2013 guide to "America's Best Graduate Schools." Ranked in the top ten nationally by DesignIntelligence 2016) 

#4 Architecture
(Ranked fourth among the top 13 best schools offering graduate programs in architecture by GraduatePrograms.com, 2016)

#5 Art and Design
(Ranked fifth in the world for art and design out of 50 colleges by QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2017)

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

#11 Library and Information Science Archives Program
(Ranked eleventh nationally by US News and World Report, 2013)

Library and Information Science
(Pratt Institute’s M.S. in Library and Information Science is ranked among the best Library and Information studies programs in the U.S. by US News and World Report's Best Graduate Schools Guide (2017))

#12 Communications Design
(Ranked number twelve nationally in U.S. News and World Report’s 2013 guide to "America's Best Graduate Schools")

Design Management (M.P.S.)
(Ranked among the top programs nationally by Businessweek)

#15 Fine Arts
(Ranked number 15 nationally out of almost 300 graduate fine arts programs by U.S. News and World Reports, 2016)

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

Information Experience Design 
(Ranked among the top 44 of the Top 50 Best Value UX Design Graduate Programs, valuecolleges.com, 2018)

Advanced Certificate in User Experience
(Ranked the User Experience Advanced Certificate #24 of the best Alternative UX Design Programs, valuecolleges.com, 2018)