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Being an undergraduate student at Pratt means being challenged to grow every day with the support of our faculty, staff, and broader community behind you. As you take your first step in applying to Pratt, our admissions team is here to help you succeed. We encourage you to explore our resources and get in touch if you have any questions along the way.

How to Apply

Pratt’s applications are all online. If you’re applying to start as a new, first-year student, you’ll apply through the Common App. If you’re a transfer student, use the Pratt Institute Application, instead.

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Financing Your Education

The vast majority of Pratt students receive some form of financial aid. Explore your options, calculate your estimated cost of attendance, and read our resources to understand what to expect.

Plan Your Visit

There’s no place quite like Pratt. Come see for yourself by scheduling a visit to our campuses in Brooklyn and Manhattan, or take a virtual tour.

Life at Pratt is equal parts campus and culture

Get a window into our world in this introductory video, where you’ll meet members of our community and hear what makes Pratt unlike anywhere else.

  1. Pratt was ranked #1 Best Art Schools

  2. #3 School of Architecture, and

  3. #6 Best Art & Design Schools in the World.

  1. Ranked first of the top 20 best art schools in the world by Web Design Degree Center, 2017

  2. Ranked first of 93 schools nationwide by College Factual, 2018

  3. Ranked sixth in the world for art and design by QS World University Rankings, 2022