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Pratt Institute-Main Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$61,930 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$46,140 tuition
$12,026 on campus room & board
$1,750 books and supplies
$2,014 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$61,930 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$46,140 tuition
$12,026 on campus room & board
$1,750 books and supplies
$2,014 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$18,791 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
80% of students receive aid
23% get federal aid ($5,107 avg)
9% get state aid ($4,236 avg)
70% get institn'l aid ($18,791 avg)
51% get loans ($7,885 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.80% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.80% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $19,463 76%
Federal Grant Aid $5,107 23%
Pell Grants $4,717 23%
Other Federal Grants $767 13%
Institution Grant Aid $18,791 70%
State Grant Aid $4,236 9%
Student Loans $7,885 51%
Federal Loans $6,406 51%
Other Loans $23,562 3%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$5,000 - $20,000 Y N Y N
$8,000 - $20,000 Y N Y N
$1,000 - $13,000 N Y N Y
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: -
Financial aid deadline: February 1
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does Pratt Institute-Main offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
200 Willoughby Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11205
(718) 636-3600
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $1,488
Out of State $1,488


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Logan - Brooklyn, NY
  • Sep-26-2017 I am a current student here

    Art supplies is definetly a lot of money $$$ but the school has lots of equipment right at your finger tips. It is expensive but they are doing lots of construction to make campus even better in the future. Plus the professors deserve to have high salaries for their commitment and work.

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  • 5
  • Maya from Glenmont, NY
  • Aug-05-2015 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I just completed their Pre College program and it was one of the best experiences of my life. Not only was I able to spend a month doing what I love, I was also able to get some amazing connections. Many of my teachers offered recommendations, especially my portfolio teacher who happened to be in charge of my state's admissions. All of the teachers helped us develop so much in only one short month. If you are looking into Pratt, definitely try their Pre College program because it will definitely help you get in and also help with scholarships.

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  • 5
  • Alex from Atlanta, GA
  • Dec-24-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    I don't know about everyone, but I was offered an incredible merit scholarship and of course it doesn't cover everything, but most of it is covered. Try to get as many scholarships as possible because in the long run it helps a lot, especially because New York is so expensive.

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  • 5
  • Elsa from Highland, MD
  • Dec-19-2014 I am a current student here

    Personally, I have had the best time of my life at Pratt. In order to get the most out of your college life you have to apply yourself to your work and take as much time to explore the city as you can. Pratt is located in an adorable part of Brooklyn that is very inviting and fun. You will take field trips to the most famous museums in the world and visit incredible locations in the city throughout the school year that wouldn't be possible if you lived anywhere outside of New York. Take advantage of these opportunities!!!

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  • 4
  • SIERRA from Belleville, MI
  • Dec-16-2013 I am a current student here

    As expensive a school as Pratt is (tuition on average is 27,000 per semester), the money is definitely worth it. Things that are broken are fixed within the week, communal bathrooms and the cafeteria room are cleaned daily. The school is constantly upgrading it's buildings and equipment to the best for it's students and the campus is always catered to. The teachers are friendly and help to build you up as an artist, architect, or author and the classes will always teach you something new and important.

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