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Pratt Institute

Pratt Institute

Pratt Institute


Pratt Institute provides the creative leaders of tomorrow the knowledge and experience to make a better world.

A top-ranked college with opportunities in art, design, architecture, liberal arts and sciences, and information studies, Pratt offers nearly 50 undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

The Institute’s impact expands beyond its 25-acre residential campus in Brooklyn to cutting-edge facilities throughout the borough, a landmark building and public gallery in Manhattan, as well as an extension campus, PrattMWP College of Art and Design in Utica, New York. Since its founding in 1887, Pratt has prioritized diversity and inclusion, welcoming students from all walks of life while developing and sustaining pathways to more equitable workplaces and careers.

Today, Pratt and its exceptional faculty pride themselves on being academically excellent as well as adaptable to both in-person and online learning. Pratt students are part of a collaborative, interdisciplinary, research- and inquiry-based education that prepares them for success in creative fields and professional practice, with the goal of contributing to a fairer, more sustainable world. With a long-held commitment to the communities of New York, Pratt partners locally through the Pratt Center for Community Development to work for a more just city. The Institute also offers a variety of programs for local pre-college and continuing education students in the Center for Art, Design, and Community Engagement K-12 and the School of Continuing and Professional Studies.

The value of a Pratt education is evident in its graduates’ diverse and thriving careers, where their designs, art, work, and environments have reimagined our world. In over 75 countries across the globe, Pratt’s 61,000 alumni are advancing the creative economy and making a positive impact through their remarkable work and research.


  • Ranked first of the top 20 best art schools in the world by Web Design Degree Center, 2017
  • Ranked first of 93 schools nationwide by College Factual, 2018
  • Ranked seventh in the world for art and design by QS World University Rankings, 2022


  • New York

    200 Willoughby Avenue Brooklyn, 11205, New York

  • New York

    144 West 14th Street, 10011, New York