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Graduate Application Requirements: Non-Degree Applicants


Non-degree (non-matriculated or special students) applicants are not candidates for a degree from Pratt Institute. Non-matriculated students may take courses for graduate credit, provided the academic department approves the registration, but they may not be admitted to candidacy for a degree without first gaining admission to a graduate degree program. No more than 18 total credits may be taken by a student with non-matriculated/special student status (no more than six credits a semester). The non-degree application form is found in pdf form below. International students may not take courses as non-matriculated students. They must be full-time matriculated students to meet immigration regulations.

Non-Matriculated students wishing to take courses at Pratt Institute must complete the form below and return it to the Registrar’s Office with a $50 non-refundable application fee in check form and a transcript from their previous institution. All applicants must have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university. Non-Matriculated students are not eligible for financial aid. 

Application Process
Please submit a complete application  with your official transcript confirming receipt of your baccalaureate degree. Your application will not be evaluated until all materials are received. Before you can be registered for the classes below, the Registrar’s Office must obtain permission from the Department Chairperson offering the course. Please allow three weeks for this process.

Non-degree/special students must submit the non-degree application form (pdf) via mail or in person with the $50 fee to:

Pratt Institute
Myrtle Hall, 6th Floor
Phone: 718.636.3663
Fax: 718.636.3548