Pratt Institute-Main

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$46,140

3.5% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$44,244

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

3.62%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

57.7%

6,921 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

4,834

95.5% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

70.1%

531 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 Architecture (139 degrees awarded), Graphic Design (84 degrees), and Illustration (62 degrees).

In 2016, 1,259 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Pratt Institute-Main. 69.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 30.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (535 degrees), 3.28 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (163 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Pratt Institute-Main is $46,140, which is $32,169 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Pratt Institute-Main is $46,140, which is $32,169 more than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $44,244.

In 2016, 75% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 44% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$46,140

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Pratt Institute-Main was $46,140. The cost of tuition at Pratt Institute-Main is $32,169 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($13,971).

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Average Net Price

$44,244

2016 Value

10.2%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Pratt Institute-Main had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $44,244. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Pratt Institute-Main grew by 10.2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,721

Room and Board

$3,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Pratt Institute-Main was of $13,721 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $3,000. The cost of room and board increased by 0.0985% between 2015 and 2016. 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

44%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

75% of undergraduate students at Pratt Institute-Main received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 5.06% with respect to 2015, when 79% 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.

3.62%

2015 Default Rate

33

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Pratt Institute-Main was 3.62%, which represents 33 out of the 911 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 6,921 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 24.2% annual growth. Out of those 6,921 applicants, 3,990 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 57.7% acceptance rate.

There were 4,834 students enrolled at Pratt Institute-Main in 2016, and 68% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Pratt Institute-Main has an overall enrollment yield of 21.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

57.7%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

3,990

Accepted Out of 6,921

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Pratt Institute-Main was 57.7% (3,990 admissions from 6,921 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 57.4%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 24.2%, while admissions grew by 24.8%.

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SAT Scores

68%

Submission Percentage

579

Scores Submitted

68% of enrolled first-time students at Pratt Institute-Main in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Pratt Institute-Main has a total enrollment of 4,834 students. The full-time enrollment at Pratt Institute-Main is 4,615 students and the part-time enrollment is 219. This means that 95.5% of students enrolled at Pratt Institute-Main are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Pratt Institute-Main, both undergraduate and graduate, is 38.4% White, 11.6% Asian, 9.74% Hispanic or Latino, 4.82% Black or African American, 2.67% Two or More Races, 0.124% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.124% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Pratt Institute-Main in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (27.4%), followed by White Male (12.7%) and Asian Female (10.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (23.3%), followed by White Male (9.29%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (5.69%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

95.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Pratt Institute-Main, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,834 students. The full-time enrollment at Pratt Institute-Main is 4,615 and the part-time enrollment is 219. This means that 95.5% of students enrolled at Pratt Institute-Main are enrolled full-time compared with 70.8% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

85%

2016 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 85%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), 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

    1,858

  2. Asian

    561

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    471

The enrolled student population at Pratt Institute-Main is 38.4% White, 11.6% Asian, 9.74% Hispanic or Latino, 4.82% Black or African American, 2.67% Two or More Races, 0.124% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.124% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 45.5% White, 15.4% Black or African American, and 15.3% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 81 students (1.68%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 495 more women than men received degrees from Pratt Institute-Main. The majority of degree recipients at Pratt Institute-Main are white (535 degrees awarded). There were 3.28 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (163 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Pratt Institute-Main is Architecture (139 degrees awarded), followed by Graphic Design (84 degrees) and Illustration (62 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 (255 degrees awarded), Library Science (63 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (738 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 Designers (223,007 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (204,246 people), Miscellaneous managers (167,166 people), Postsecondary teachers (120,126 people), and Architects, except naval (109,167 people).

The most specialized majors at Pratt Institute-Main are Architecture and Related Services (255 degrees awarded), Library Science (63 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (738 degrees), Communication Technologies (72 degrees), and English (23 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 Physicians & surgeons, Dentists, Dental hygienists, Chief executives & legislators, and General & operations managers

The most specialized majors at Pratt Institute-Main are Architecture and Related Services (255 degrees awarded), Library Science (63 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (738 degrees), Communication Technologies (72 degrees), and English (23 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 (365,650 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (248,042 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (168,269 people), Computer Systems Design (106,189 people), and Hospitals (88,360 people).

The most specialized majors at Pratt Institute-Main are Architecture and Related Services (255 degrees awarded), Library Science (63 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (738 degrees), Communication Technologies (72 degrees), and English (23 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 139 degrees awarded

  2. 84 degrees awarded

  3. 62 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Pratt Institute-Main was Architecture with 139 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 382

  2. 877

In 2016, 382 degrees were awarded to men at Pratt Institute-Main, which is 0.436 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (877).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 109 degrees were awarded to men at Pratt Institute-Main in Architecture, which is 1.08 times more than the 101 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 101 degrees were awarded to women at Pratt Institute-Main in Architecture, which is 0.927 times less than the 109 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

42%

100% Completion Time

64%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 42% of students graduating from Pratt Institute-Main completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 64% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 65% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (77.5%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Pratt Institute-Main is Female and Asian (77.5% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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

    535 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    163 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    111 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Pratt Institute-Main is white (535 degrees awarded). There were 3.28 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (163 degrees).

2.22% of degree recipients (28 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    370 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    165 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Female

    117 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Pratt Institute-Main is white female (370 degrees awarded). There were 2.24 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (165 degrees).

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Operations

Pratt Institute-Main has an endowment valued at nearly $156M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.29M (1.47%), compared to the 0.512% average return ($49.1k on $9.59M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2015, Pratt Institute-Main had a total expenditure of $171M. Of that $171M, they spent $79.9M on salaries and $171M on benefits.

Pratt Institute-Main employs 77 Professors, 45 Associate professors, and 27 Assistant professors. Most academics at Pratt Institute-Main are Male Professors (41), Female Professors(36), and Male Associate professors (25).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pratt Institute-Main are: Management, with 149 employees, Service, with 116 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 113 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$156M

2015 Endowment

1.82%

growth from 2014

Pratt Institute-Main has an endowment valued at about $156M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Pratt Institute-Main grew 1.82% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $146M 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. $1.1M - Federal

  2. $815k - State

  3. $937k - Local

As of 2015, Pratt Institute-Main received $1.1M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $815k from state grants and contracts, and $937k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$79.9M

Salary Expenditure

$171M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Pratt Institute-Main had a total expenditure of $171M. Of that $171M, they spent $79.9M on salaries and $171M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$79.9M

2015 Salaries

5.51%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Pratt Institute-Main paid a median of $79.9M in salaries, which represents 46.8% of their overall expenditure ($171M) and a 5.51% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.51% growth from 2013 and a 6.11% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.52M (38.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$13.5M

Instructional Salaries

148

Number of Employees

In 2015, Pratt Institute-Main paid a total of $13.5M to 148 employees working as instructors, which represents 16.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $639k (25.3%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

77 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

149 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Pratt Institute-Main were Professor with 77 employees; Associate professor with 45 employees; and Associate professor with 27 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Pratt Institute-Main were Management with 149 employees; Service with 116 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 113 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 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Pratt Institute-Main was Male Professor with 41 employees, Female Professor with 36 employees, and Male Associate professor with 25 employees.

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