Prescott College

Prescott, AZ, USA
3.75 Average Rating

Prescott College is a private, non-profit, liberal arts college located in Prescott, Arizona. With a focus on social justice and the environment, the college favors intellectual exploration and community over academic hierarchy. Resident students at Prescott College begin their college career with a three-week wilderness orientation, in which students are introduced to the college and each other by gathering supplies and traveling in groups for over 50 miles. Individual degree plans are determined by students in their junior year, with suggested edits by a committee.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Small city

0
100
94%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
No
ACT
No
Transcript
Yes

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
9%
Out-Of-State Students
87%
45%
Submitting ACT
42%
Submitting SAT
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
711
Total Number of Undergrads
391
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
95%
20-39 Students
3%
40-99 Students
1%
0
100
2%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
44%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
8:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$24,024
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$32,553
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$32,553
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$9,528
Books and Supplies
$360

Aid & Grants

0
100
65%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
100%
Average Aid Per Year
$16,891
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
100%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$5,116
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$12,945

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
57%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$5,935
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$19,209
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$204
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
41%
59%
Student Organizations
13
Size of Town
Small city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
Yes
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

0
100
25%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
No
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Phoenix
Tucson
San Francisco
Denver
Flagstaff
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$33,200
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What Students Are Saying

3.75 Average Rating
An experiential learning experiences is provided by the college. All of the classes are intimate and consist of a strong teacher-student relationship. I have never met a community of people that are so caring before.
Emily from Richmondville, NY
Prescott College is for self-directed students. If you are passionate about social justice, the environment, or a broad education in liberal arts and other studies, this school is for you. It provides an abundance of opportunities for students to study as they please and even create their own major.
Emma from Los Angeles, CA
PC not only has amazing faculty, the students are stupendous as well. The class selection is out of this world. Its easy to mold a major to your interests and passions.
Aisha from Carbondale, CO

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