95%

Acceptance Rate

$19,032

Avg.Financial Aid

013659

FAFSA Code

About Prescott College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

827

Website

www.prescott.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Located in Prescott, AZ, Prescott College is a private university. It was in 1966 when the Prescott College was founded. The motto of the Prescott College is For the Liberal Arts, the Environment, and Social Justice. The university believes in offering quality education to the students. Out of total 840 (Fall 2018) students enrolled at PC, 503 belong to undergraduate courses while 490 are postgraduate students. Around 71% of the students are 24 and under at Prescott College. At PC around 66% are white, 14% belong to an unknown race or ethnicity, and 7% belong to Hispanic ethnicity. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 67% of the students are females and 33% are males. The college has produced several achievers in its 54 years of existence and some of the notable alumni are Cody Lundin, Tom Udall, Matuschka, and Kathleen Stephens. Prescott College's sporting teams are affiliated to USA Cycling. PC offers a total of 90 undergraduate and graduate programs, including both residential and online. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by HLC Higher Learning Commission.

Location & Contact

Address

220 Grove Ave

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 8773502100
Fax: 9287765137
Request Info

Rankings

As long as US universities are concerned, the rankings which are provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere. It is said that the more information that a prospective student has about a college, the better it is. The ranking of a college helps a student overcome the confusion of which university/college is right for them and also other prospects. Before taking admission, a student can assess the college chosen by them on various grounds like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, and their experience, among others. Notably, for the rankings, the two publications, US News and Forbes, are trusted everywhere. However, it should be noted that Prescott College does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest ranking of these two publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

95%

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

FALSE$

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is fairly easy. The varsity has 2 admission thresholds. Along with the admission form, the students have to deposit a non-refundable fee to complete the application process. It can be concluded that scoring high on a standardised test like SAT or ACT is not an important criterion for Prescott College, as the average SAT or ACT score of students is not available publicly. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 220 Grove Ave, Prescott, Arizona 86301, or call (877) 350-2100.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$22,968

Average Annual Cost

$29,880

Books And Supplies

$982

Other Fees

$1,605

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$9,322

Budget For Other Expenses

$1,506

Total One Year Cost

$43,295

Before applying to PC, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $43,820 per year. This cost consists of the average annual tuition cost ($32,553), books and supplies ($982), room and boarding ($9,520), and budget for other expenses ($1,444). If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

9:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

72%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

35%

Male Professors

65%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Natural Resources Conservation and...

28 Graduates

Psychology, General

28 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

15 Graduates

Outdoor Education

11 Graduates

Education, General

7 Graduates

Social Sciences, Other

5 Graduates

Sustainability Studies

5 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

4 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

4 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

3 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

3 Graduates

Alternative and Complementary Medic...

2 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, General

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

456

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

46%

Full-time

71%

Part-time

29%

Students Gender

Male

36%

US National: 44%

Female

64%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

54% White

22% Unknown

2% Black

8% Hispanic

10% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

0% Asian

3% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

4%

Unknown Location

63%

Out Of State

33%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$62,740 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 81% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

81%

Undergrads in College Housing

16%

Averege Housing Cost

$6,900/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $2,421/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$2,421/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

N/A

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

N/A

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

7

Total Female Athletes

5

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Cycling

Sports Team (Women)

Cycling

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

No

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

No

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. At PC, $9,520 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. The students at Prescott College have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $2,421 per year. The college considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At PC, campus safety and security features include campus emergency phones and 24-hr escort safety rides. The number of female and male students at the college are 33% and 67%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$25,000/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$33,200/year

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

N/A - N/A

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$19,032

Students Receiving Federal Grants

47%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,701

Students Receiving State Aid

2%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,500

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$16,336

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$26,964

$30K - $48K

$24,482

$48K - $75K

$21,487

$75K - $110K

$15,459

> $110K

$9,575

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$500

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$806,253

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at PC to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The average financial aid at Prescott College is around $18,720 and the federal grant is $5,109. At Prescott College, students can apply for institutional aid of up to $18,720. The need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to Prescott College amount to $500 per annum. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded in a year total $806,253.

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