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.
Key Admissions Stats
Not for Profit
This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission
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.
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.
Room and Board
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(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.
Books and Supplies
Aid & Grants
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.
Average Aid Per Year
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.
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
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.
Average Loan Amount Per Year
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.
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.
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
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.