NOTICE:  All on-campus visits, including campus tours, information sessions, and counselor appointments are suspended until further notice due to the Coronavirus. Virtual General Undergraduate Information Sessions for prospective students have been created to replace on-campus visits and are listed below.

Questions? Email visit@pratt.edu.

Virtual General Undergraduate Information Sessions

Sessions are offered on select Fridays and a couple of Saturdays, and they are an excellent introduction for prospective undergraduate students and families looking at Pratt for the first time. Offered online through Zoom, sessions include a presentation by an admissions staff member covering Pratt's majors, the application process, portfolio requirements, and more. Sessions last approximately one hour and thirty minutes. 

In addition to registering online for the virtual session, we recommend prospective students and families also arrange a one-on-one call with their admissions counselor to address general questions and or to receive a visual portfolio review (optional) by emailing admissions@pratt.edu.

Dates: 

All sessions are offered at 11am EST, except Saturday, Nov 14.  

  • Friday, October 16
  • Friday, October 23
  • Friday, November 13
  • Saturday, November 14 (2pm Eastern Time)
  • Friday, November 20
  • Friday, December 4
  • Saturday, December 12 
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Transfer Student Information Sessions

Virtual Transfer Information Sessions are an excellent introduction for undergraduate college transfer students. Offered online through Zoom, sessions include a presentation by an admissions staff member covering Pratt's majors, the application process, portfolio requirements, and more. Sessions last approximately one hour and thirty minutes. All sessions are offered at 6pm Eastern time.

In addition to registering online for the virtual session, we recommend prospective transfer students and families also arrange a one-on-one call with the transfer counselor to address general questions and or to receive a visual portfolio review (optional) by emailing admissions@pratt.edu.

  • September 10
  • October 15
  • November 5
  • December 3
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Balenciaga and The Black Alumni of Pratt (BAP) Scholarship Information Session

Renowned fashion house Balenciaga and The Black Alumni of Pratt (BAP) have partnered to establish two full undergraduate scholarships for Pratt Institute students. These scholarships, funded by a generous gift from Balenciaga, will support diversity within fashion and design education and their professional fields, where diverse voices are often underrepresented. The Balenciaga and The Black Alumni of Pratt (BAP) Full Scholarship covers the full cost of undergraduate attendance—including tuition, fees, room and board, supplies, and books—for two students. *These scholarships are to be awarded for the fall of 2021, with one supporting an incoming student in the fashion program and the other supporting an incoming student in design, art, or architecture.

Session Dates (11am-12:30pm Eastern Standard):

  • October 17
  • November 7
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These sessions include a general virtual undergraduate information session as described above plus additional information specific to the Balenciaga Scholarship. Students may also arrange a portfolio review by emailing admissions@pratt.edu in advance. 

*Students will not need to submit an additional scholarship application for consideration. However, they must complete and file the FAFSA. All applicants meeting eligibility criteria will automatically be considered. The scholarships will be granted to students with demonstrated financial need, merit, excellent portfolio, and a competitive GPA. Recipients must U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are first-time college applicants and demonstrate significant financial need. 

Students on Pratt Institute campus during Alumni Day

All options listed below are currently held in virtual formats as noted above.

Information sessions for all undergraduate Bachelor’s Degree programs are held at Pratt’s main Brooklyn campus. In addition, Pratt hosts information sessions in Manhattan for the Manhattan campus programs including the Associate’s Degree programs and Construction Management. See below to view Brooklyn and Manhattan campus information session dates. All visits may be scheduled online.

If you are interested in visiting the Brooklyn campus on a date other than the dates listed below or if you just want a campus tour, view tour options. If you are interested in visiting the Manhattan campus on a date other than the dates listed below, please contact the Manhattan campus at 212.647.7775.

Please note: If you are a high school or other group interested in scheduling a visit, please do not register online. Email visit@pratt.edu or call 718.636.3779. Please note that group tours for high school groups in grades 10–12 are offered on Wednesdays only. We do not meet with middle or elementary school groups. We are unable to accommodate groups larger than 30 students.

Brooklyn Campus

(200 Willoughby Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11205)

General Brooklyn information sessions, offered on select Fridays only at 10 AM or 1 PM, are an excellent introduction for students and families looking at Pratt for the first time. General information sessions include a presentation by an admissions staff member covering the available areas of study at Pratt, highlights in each course of study, a student panel, a question and answer forum, and a campus tour geared towards a student’s major area of interest. Sessions last about two hours including the tour. Each session is limited in size and reservations are required for all admissions events.

Our next available dates are below: Sessions are offered at 10 AM or 1 PM

*Note that if no information session is available or they are booked full while you are visiting, we recommend that you join us for a Brooklyn campus tour offered most weeks Monday through Friday. Read more and schedule online at the link below. Once you are on the visit registration page, select Brooklyn Campus Tours.

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Portfolio reviews and counselor appointments are not available during general and major-specific information sessions. They are available after, however.  If you wish to schedule an appointment with a counselor the day of an information session, you must call our Visit Coordinator in advance at 718.636.3779 or email visit@pratt.edu. Reservations are required and must be scheduled in advance. Sessions book quickly. Reviews/meetings are informal to provide guidance on your work and to answer questions about Pratt’s programs. Portfolio reviews and interviews are offered from April 1 to December 1 each year. They are not required for admission.


Manhattan Campus

(144 West 14th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues, New York, New York)

Virtual Associates Degree Information Sessions include a presentation, the opportunity to speak with the program chairperson, and a question and answer session.

Email the department directly at aos@pratt.edu to schedule a visit on a date that works for you. 

Construction Management Information sessions include a discussion with the program chairperson and a Manhattan campus tour. 
  • Contact the department directly at cm@pratt.edu to schedule a visit. 

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