Academic Catalog 2023-2024


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

Information Sessions


Sessions are offered throughout the year and are an excellent introduction for prospective undergraduate students and families looking at Pratt for the first time. Offered online and in person, sessions include a presentation by an admissions staff member covering Pratt's majors, the application process, portfolio requirements, and more. 


Guided Campus Tours

Guided campus tours are scheduled Monday through Friday at 10 AM and 2 PM.

Campus tours, portfolio reviews, or counselor meetings should be scheduled online at Plan Your Visit.

Experience our Virtual Tour here:

Accepted Student Day

Undergraduate admitted students should check our Undergraduate Accepted Student Page for information on our Accepted Student Days.
Questions? Email


Visit Pratt through our home page on the web. Our address is

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 Admissions
200 Willoughby Avenue
Myrtle Hall, 2nd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11205

Phone: 718.636.3514 or toll free 800.331.0834
Fax: 718.636.3670

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 Bachelor of Architecture is ac­credited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB). (For more information on NAAB accreditation, refer to the School of Architecture section, page 21.)

The Master in Library and Inform­ation Science 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.

The BFA, the BFA/MA, the MA and the Advanced Certificate in Art and Design Education are fully accredited by the Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP).

The BFA offered by the Interior Design Department is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (formerly FIDER).

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.