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Pratt’s Rankings

#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 Architecture
(Ranked first of 93 schools nationwide by College Factual, 2018) 

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

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

#1 Graphic Design
(Animation Career Review ranked Pratt the number one graphic design school in New York, 2020.)

#2 Animation
(Animation Career Review ranked Pratt second in New York, third in the East, and seventh nationally among private schools and colleges, 2022.)

#2 Fashion Design
(Ranked second nationally among private schools and colleges—top 3% of schools considered—and #3 nationally—top 3% of schools considered—by, 2018)

#2 Graphic Design 
(Animation Career Review ranked Pratt #2 nationally among schools offering graphic design, #3 nationally, #3 among private schools and colleges, and #3 on the East Coast, 2020.)

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

#2 Interior Design
(Ranked second nationally by DesignIntelligence, 2019–20)

#3 Communications Design BFA
(Ranked third of the top 20 best visual communications degree programs by, 2019)

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

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

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

#4 Interior Design
(Ranked fourth among the world’s top 10 interior design programs by, 2019)

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

#5 Game Design and Interactive Media AOS
(Ranked fifth of the 20 best game design programs by, 2021)

#5 Illustration
(Ranked fifth—top four percent—by Animation Career Review, 2019)

#6 Architecture
(Ranked sixth of the 50 best architecture programs in the United States by, 2020/2021) 

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

#7 Architecture
(Ranked seventh by DesignIntelligence, 2020)

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

#8 Film
( ranked Pratt #8 in its list of the Best Film Degree Programs, with a specification of “Best Urban Campus,” 2021.)

#9 Industrial Design
(Ranked ninth nationally by DesignIntelligence, 2016)

#10 AOS in Game Design and Interactive Media
(Ranked tenth among the best associate’s in game design programs by College Consensus, 2021)

#12 Graphic Design (Ranked in TechGuide’s list of “The Best Bachelor’s in Graphic Design Degree Programs for 2024,” which recognizes an “unwavering commitment to academic excellence.” TechGuide considers factors such as tuition, student-to-faculty ratio, admission and graduation rates, and alumni success in its ranking process, 2024)

AOS in Graphic Design and AOS in Illustration(Ranked among the top ten most comprehensive graphic design programs in the United States by UpCity, 2023)

(Ranked among the top film schools in North America in Variety magazine, 2022) 

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

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