Pratt Institute-Main

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$51,754
3.9% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$45,880
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
4.24%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
55.5%
8,432 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
5,069
94.3% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
72.3%
490 Graduates

About

Pratt Institute-Main is a higher education institution located in Kings County, NY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Pratt Institute-Main were Architectural & Building Sciences & Technology (122 degrees awarded), Graphic Design (97 degrees), and Industrial & Product Design (74 degrees).

In 2019, 1,316 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Pratt Institute-Main. 71.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 28.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (473 degrees), 4.04 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (117 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Pratt Institute-Main is $51,754, which is $37,254 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Pratt Institute-Main is $51,754, which is $37,254 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $45,880.

In 2019, 75% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 40% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$51,754
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Pratt Institute-Main was $51,754. The cost of tuition at Pratt Institute-Main is $37,254 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,500).

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Average Net Price

$45,880
2019 Value
2.14%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Pratt Institute-Main had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $45,880. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Pratt Institute-Main grew by 2.14%.

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Other Student Expenses

$14,131
Room and Board
$1,750
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Pratt Institute-Main was of $14,131 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,750. The cost of room and board increased by 2.7% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

75%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
40%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

75% of undergraduate students at Pratt Institute-Main received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 1.35% with respect to 2018, when 74% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
4.24%
2017 Default Rate
33
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Pratt Institute-Main was 4.24%, which represents 33 out of the 779 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Pratt Institute-Main received 8,432 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 3.64% annual growth. Out of those 8,432 applicants, 4,680 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 55.5% acceptance rate.

There were 5,069 students enrolled at Pratt Institute-Main in 2019, and 69% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Pratt Institute-Main has an overall enrollment yield of 16.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

55.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
4,680
Accepted Out of 8,432

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Pratt Institute-Main was 55.5% (4,680 admissions from 8,432 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 50.7%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 3.64%, while admissions grew by 13.5%.

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SAT Scores

69%
Submission Percentage
543
Scores Submitted

69% of enrolled first-time students at Pratt Institute-Main in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Pratt Institute-Main has a total enrollment of 5,069 students. The full-time enrollment at Pratt Institute-Main is 4,780 students and the part-time enrollment is 289. This means that 94.3% of students enrolled at Pratt Institute-Main are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Pratt Institute-Main, both undergraduate and graduate, is 33.1% White, 11.1% Asian, 9.15% Hispanic or Latino, 3.91% Black or African American, 3.18% Two or More Races, 0.0789% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0592% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Pratt Institute-Main in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (24.2%), followed by White Male (10.9%) and Asian Female (9.86%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (17.1%), followed by White Male (7.77%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.96%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

94.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Pratt Institute-Main, both undergraduate and graduate, is 5,069 students. The full-time enrollment at Pratt Institute-Main is 4,780 and the part-time enrollment is 289. This means that 94.3% of students enrolled at Pratt Institute-Main are enrolled full-time compared with 70.4% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

89%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Pratt Institute-Main was 89%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (72%), Pratt Institute-Main had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,677
  2. Asian
    562
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    464

The enrolled student population at Pratt Institute-Main is 33.1% White, 11.1% Asian, 9.15% Hispanic or Latino, 3.91% Black or African American, 3.18% Two or More Races, 0.0789% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0592% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 44.8% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 47 students (0.927%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 574 more women than men received degrees from Pratt Institute-Main. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Pratt Institute-Main is white (473 degrees awarded). There were 4.04 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (117 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Pratt Institute-Main is Architectural & Building Sciences & Technology (122 degrees awarded), followed by Graphic Design (97 degrees) and Industrial & Product Design (74 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Pratt Institute-Main, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Architecture and Related Services (253 degrees awarded), Library Science (53 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (792 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Pratt Institute-Main are Other managers (135,189 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (115,153 people), Architects, except landscape and naval (112,212 people), Graphic designers (104,396 people), and Other designers (79,194 people).

The most specialized majors at Pratt Institute-Main are Architecture and Related Services (253 degrees awarded), Library Science (53 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (792 degrees), Communication Technologies (75 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (38 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Pratt Institute-Main are Surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, Chief executives & legislators, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Pratt Institute-Main are Architecture and Related Services (253 degrees awarded), Library Science (53 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (792 degrees), Communication Technologies (75 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (38 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Pratt Institute-Main are Elementary & secondary schools (268,612 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (173,884 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (172,956 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (120,568 people), and Computer Systems Design (97,843 people).

The most specialized majors at Pratt Institute-Main are Architecture and Related Services (253 degrees awarded), Library Science (53 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (792 degrees), Communication Technologies (75 degrees), and Interdisciplinary Studies (38 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Pratt Institute-Main.
Most Common
  1. 122 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 97 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 74 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Pratt Institute-Main was Architectural & Building Sciences & Technology with 122 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

371
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
945
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 371 degrees were awarded to men at Pratt Institute-Main, which is 0.393 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (945).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 98 degrees were awarded to men at Pratt Institute-Main in Architectural & Building Sciences & Technology, which is 0.838 times less than the 117 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 117 degrees were awarded to women at Pratt Institute-Main in Architectural & Building Sciences & Technology, which is 1.19 times more than the 98 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

57%
100% Completion Time
67%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 57% of students graduating from Pratt Institute-Main completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 67% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 68% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Pratt Institute-Main is Male and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    473 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    117 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    113 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Pratt Institute-Main is white (473 degrees awarded). There were 4.04 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (117 degrees).

1.44% of degree recipients (19 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    351 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    122 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    87 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Pratt Institute-Main is white female (351 degrees awarded). There were 2.88 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (122 degrees).

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Operations

Pratt Institute-Main has an endowment valued at nearly $205M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $6.85M (3.34%), compared to the 2.77% average return ($279k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2019, Pratt Institute-Main had a total salary expenditure of $207M. Pratt Institute-Main employs 89 Professors, 55 Associate professors, and 36 Assistant professors. Most academics at Pratt Institute-Main are Male Professors (45), Female Professors(44), and Male Associate professors (28).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pratt Institute-Main are: Office and Administrative Support, with 137 employees, Service, with 134 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 86 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$205M
2019 Endowment
5.98%
growth from 2018

Pratt Institute-Main has an endowment valued at about $205M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Pratt Institute-Main grew 5.98% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $195M higher than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Four-Year: Arts, Music & Design Schools Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.69M - Federal
  2. $664k - State
  3. $1.03M - Local

As of 2019, Pratt Institute-Main received $1.69M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $664k from state grants and contracts, and $1.03M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$95M
2019 Salaries
6.79%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Pratt Institute-Main paid a median of $95M in salaries, which represents 45.8% of their overall expenditure ($207M) and a 6.79% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.91% growth from 2017 and a 1.06% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.89M (42.3% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$18.5M
Instructional Salaries
180
Number of Employees

In 2019, Pratt Institute-Main paid a total of $18.5M to 180 employees working as instructors, which represents 19.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $857k (29.6%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
89 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
137 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Pratt Institute-Main were Professor with 89 employees; Associate professor with 55 employees; and Associate professor with 36 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pratt Institute-Main were Office and Administrative Support with 137 employees; Service with 134 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 86 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Pratt Institute-Main was Male Professor with 45 employees, Female Professor with 44 employees, and Male Associate professor with 28 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Pratt Institute-Main.

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