Pratt Institute-Main

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Pratt Institute-Main can be found in Brooklyn, NY, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around five thousand students enrolled per year at Pratt Institute-Main.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this college. Scores in the range of 1510 (25th percentile) - 1890 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and in the range of 23 (25th percentile) - 28 (75th percentile) on the ACT is common among applicants that get into this school. We were able to estimate the Pratt Institute-Main average GPA (3.23 - 3.57) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. Pratt Institute-Main accepts roughly 60% of those that apply. Of those that are accepted, around 23% enrolled. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Pratt Institute-Main Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012


The overall acceptance rate for Pratt Institute-Main was reported as 55.7% in Fall 2012 with over 5,090 college applications submitted to Pratt Institute-Main. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SAT Scores: 1510 - 1890
  • ACT Scores: 23 - 28
  • Average GPA: 3.23 - 3.57

How Hard Is It to Get into Pratt Institute-Main?

Applicant Selectivity: High

Pratt Institute-Main has a very competitive selection process for applicants, where most students accepted have a higher than average high school GPA and scored in the top percentiles on standardized tests like the SAT or ACT exam.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Pratt Institute-Main has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2008-2009: 41.9%
  • 2009-2010: 41.5%
  • 2010-2011: 65.4%
  • 2011-2012: 56.5%
  • 2012-2013: 55.7%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 54.9%

How Does Pratt Institute-Main Compare?

This School
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Pratt Institute-Main is zero percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Polytechnic Institute of New York University75.2%
St. Francis College64.3%
The King?s College71.2%
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art7.7%
Metropolitan College of New York54.9%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2012)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Pratt Institute-Main (Fall 2012)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading500 - 630
Math500 - 640
Writing510 - 620
Total Score1510 - 1890
ACT®Score Range
English12 - 16
Math12 - 15
Composite Score23 - 28
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