Academic Catalog 2021-2022


Cover art by Nat Quinn, MS Data Analytics and Visualization ’20.

Cover art by Nat Quinn, MS Data Analytics and Visualization ’20

All admissions events for fall 20 and 21 will be virtual including National Portfolio Days and Graduate Information Sessions.  Check our Visit Page for more information.  These will be posted in August.

The following information is applicable once the campus is open to visitors.   

All prospective students are encouraged to visit Pratt. Here’s how:

Guided Tours of Brooklyn Campus

Guided campus tours are scheduled Mondays and Fridays at 10 AM, 12 PM, and 2 PM, and Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10 AM and 2 PM.

Campus tours can be scheduled online at

Questions? Call our Visit Coordinator at 718.636.3779 or email us at

Manhattan Campus

Please contact your department to schedule a visit.

Visit Pratt online at

Contact the Office of Admissions at 718.636.3514 or 800.331.0834 for more information.

Office of Admissions

The Office of Admissions is open weekdays from 9 AM to 5 PM from September through May and from 9 AM to 4 PM during June, July, and August.

Pratt Institute
Office of Graduate Admissions
Myrtle Hall, 2nd Floor
200 Willoughby Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11205

Phone: 718.636.3514
or 800.331.0834
Fax: 718.399.4242

Accreditation Statement

Pratt Institute is a coeducational undergraduate and graduate institution chartered and empowered to confer academic degrees by the State of New York. The certificates and degrees conferred are registered by the New York State Department of Education. Pratt is accredited by

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education
3624 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

The School of Architecture’s Master of Architecture program is accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB). (For more information on NAAB accreditation, refer to the School of Architecture section, page 17.) 

The Master of Science in Facilities Management is accredited by the Applied and Natural Science Commission of the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology.

The Master in Library and Information Science program is accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of the American Library Association. The Master in Art Therapy is approved by the Education Approval Board of the American Art Therapy Association, Inc., and as such meets the education standards of the art therapy profession. The graduate Dance/Movement Therapy program has been approved by the American Dance Therapy Association. Art and Design Education was accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council in October, 2014 for seven years. Pratt is now part of a new accrediting body, the Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP).

Changes to this Catalog

While every effort has been made to make the material presented in this catalog timely and accurate, the Institute reserves the right to periodically update and otherwise change any material, including faculty listings, course offerings, policies, and procedures, without republishing or amending this edition of the catalog.