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 1160 (25th percentile) - 1380 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and in the range of 24 (25th percentile) - 30 (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 (3.35 - 3.64) 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 17% enrolled. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Pratt Institute-Main Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Pratt Institute-Main was reported as 55.5% in Fall 2020 with over 8,430 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

  • ACT Scores: 24 - 30
  • Average GPA: 3.35 - 3.64

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 2024 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2024-2025 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Pratt Institute-Main has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 57.7%
  • 2017-2018: 56.8%
  • 2018-2019: 50.7%
  • 2019-2020: 55.5%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2024-2025: 50.8%

How Does Pratt Institute-Main Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Pratt Institute-Main is two percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Saint Joseph's College-New York71.2%
St. Francis College78.1%
CUNY Medgar Evers College90.3%
Nyack College97.8%
Fashion Institute of Technology53.9%

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 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Pratt Institute-Main (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading580 - 670
Math580 - 710
Total Score1160 - 1380
ACT®Score Range
English25 - 33
Math22 - 28
Composite Score24 - 30
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