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Prescott College
Prescott, AZ
Prescott, founded in 1966, is a private college. Its one-acre campus is located in Prescott, 100 miles from Phoenix.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 356
   Women 212 (59.6%)
   Men 144 (40.4%)
Graduate Students 347
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 80% of 167 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered Yes
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.20
SAT Math 510 average
440-580 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 550 average
480-620 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 24 average
21-28 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA   X    
Standardized Tests   X    
Essay X      
Extracurricular Activities   X    
Cost of Attendance $40,107
  Tuition and Fees $28,693
  Room and Board $7,300
Average Percent of Need Met 70%
Average Freshman Award $23,691
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 36
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 46% of classes
10-19 students: 53% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Prescott Population 40,308
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 94% of freshmen, 16% of all students
Athletic Conferences  
Sororities 55% of women participate
Fraternities 45% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 3.7% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.4% Asian
1.4% Black/African-American
7.1% Hispanic/Latino
6.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
71.1% White
8.5% Unknown
International Students 0.8% from 10 countries
First-Year Students Returning 79.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 44.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported