BC: By: Jewlyin Cooper 11th Grade Class Of 2013
FC: Pratt Institute | Jewlyin Cooper
1: About Pratt Location: Brooklyn, NY Mascot: The Cannoneer Student Teacher Ratio: 10:1 Setting: Urban How to set up college tour: Virtual tour , online registration.
5: # Of Applicants Each Year : 5,471 # Of Applicants Accepted : 2,268 # Of Students Enrolled: 4,633
7: Tuition - 39,282 Academic/Activity Fees - 950 Technology Fee - 530 Room - 6,726 Board - 3,780 Books/Supplies - 3,000 Computer/Software - 3,500 Personal - 1,800 Health Service Fee - 330 Total - 59,898
8: Presidential Merit-Based Scholarships The Presidential Merit-based scholarships are awarded upon acceptance by the admissions office according to a carefully developed program based on the major, the GPA, test scores (freshmen only), and portfolio if required. Architecture merit-based scholarships are awarded based on SAT/ACT test scores (freshmen only) and high school GPA. Transfer scholarships are based on portfolio and college GPA. All college transcripts are included in the calculation. Undergraduate students must maintain a 2.5 GPA to renew their scholarships each year.
9: National Scholastic Scholarships Pratt Institute recognizes The Scholastic Art Awards program of the alliance for Young Artists & Writers as an appropriate and effective way for students interested in art and design to develop successful portfolios for college admission. Pratt reserves scholarships for qualified national awards recipients who independently and successfully apply to Pratt. These awards are in addition to any other merit scholarships the student has received from Pratt. Pratt will award the following: Portfolio Gold Award Recipients in General Art or Photography: $1500/year for four years Portfolio silver Award Recipients in Geneal Art or Photography: $1000 a year for four years Gold Award Recipients who are seniors in high school: $250 a year for four years.
10: Architecture (BArch, BA/BS, MArch, MA/MS, PhD) City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning Environmental Design/Architecture Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects Cinematography and Film/Video Production Design and Visual Communications, General Digital art Drawing Photography
11: Application Requirements (1) Online graduate application with non-refundable $50 application fee. (International students must pay a $90 application fee). Graduate students are required to apply online. Only students who are unable to apply online may download the graduate application and submit the fee in the form of an international check or money order drawn on a U.S. bank in U.S. dollars. Please note that mailed applications will delay the processing of your application. The online application will expedite the process. International debit cards are not accepted for the online application. (2) Official transcripts from all institutions attended after graduation from secondary school. Students who attended college in the US should use the National Clearinghouse if ossible to request a transcript. The transcript will be sent electronically to Pratt immediately, which will expedite your application. Transcripts can also be mailed in a stamped and sealed envelope directly from the college. (International students must have all transcripts officially translated into English. Both the official original and the English translated version must be submitted). Only students with a three year Bachelors degree from another country are required to submit a World Education Services (WES) evaluation to expedite their application processing. WES evaluations do not include translations. The documents must be officially translated into English before submitting to WES or any other reputable education evaluation service, e.g., your embassy. (3) Supporting Documents -The following documents can be submitted electronically as one packet to the Office of Graduate Admissions via the My Credentials Vault service. Please register for your account at My Credentials Vault. Please include the following: Three letters of recommendation from employers, professors, or others able to judge your potential for graduate study in the specific program. You should supply your references with copies of the reference form, though they may write letters if they prefer; they should not send both. The pdf version of the letter of recommendation form can be downloaded at link above. Additional writing sample (required by city and regional planning , environmental systems management, and theory, criticism and history of art, design and architecture only) Resume (required for design management; optional for all graduate programs) Statement of purpose (essay) giving your long range goals and interest in the chosen discipline and reason for applying to the program: may be uploaded here or you may provide it on the online application itself. This is also referred to as the essay and the maximum word limit is 500 words.
12: Test Scores -- 25th / 75th Percentile SAT Critical Reading: 510 / 620 SAT Math: 520 / 650 SAT Writing: 500 / 630 ACT Composite: 23 / 29