Apply to PrattMWP!

We are still accepting applications, but space is limited!

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First-year Applicants  → click here to Apply Online! 

First-year applicants to PrattMWP must apply through the Common App at, where they may select PrattMWP in Utica. You may apply to Pratt and or PrattMWP at the same time. If you have already applied to Pratt in Brooklyn and want to activate your application at PrattMWP, simply email Transfer applicants will need to apply using Pratt Institute’s online application at

FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS: First-year students should click the “Apply Online” link under First-year Applicants. You will be redirected to CommonApp’s website. Once you have created an account or logged in, you should be taken to your Dashboard. Click on the “College Search” tab and search “PrattMWP”. Select “Pratt Institute” from the options listed.

Click “Add College”. Pratt Institute will appear under your “My Colleges” tab. You will then begin filling out the online application form. Under the “Academics” section, you will select the campus or campuses to which you intend to apply.

  1. IF APPLYING TO BOTH CAMPUSES: Select Pratt Institute (Main Campus in Brooklyn) from the first drop-down, then select a program for the main campus. You will then select “Yes” if you wish to apply to PrattMWP. This will prompt you to select a major for PrattMWP.

  2. IF APPLYING ONLY TO PRATTMWP: Select PrattMWP (Extension Campus in Utica, NY), then select a program.

Continue filling out the rest of your application. CommonApp will show you a message if anything is missing from your application before you can submit it.


Transfer Applicants → click here to Apply Online!

Who is a Transfer Applicant?

If you have attended a university or college full time (twelve semester hours or the equivalent) for at least one semester or term or will do so prior to enrollment, you are considered a transfer student. If you have or will accumulate at least twelve semester hours (or the equivalent) after graduating from high school and prior to enrollment, you are also considered a transfer student. If you earned college credit while still enrolled in high school (summer school, pre-college programs, advanced placement, dual enrollment between your high school and a university or community college, etc.), you are a first-year applicant. Applicants who are transfers but apply as a first-year student may have their offer of admission rescinded because of different criteria for acceptance. The scholarship will be rescinded and the applicant will be reconsidered for admission and a transfer scholarship.

TRANSFER STUDENTS: Transfer students should click the “Apply Online” link under Transfer Applicants. You will be redirected to Pratt Institute’s application portal. Once you have created an account, you will be taken to the Application Menu, where you will select the “Undergraduate Transfer Application” and begin the application. 

Page 2 of the application is where you will be able to select the campus or campuses to which you intend to apply. Please keep in mind that you can apply to both campuses with one application. 

  1. IF APPLYING TO BOTH CAMPUSES: Select Pratt Institute and the major you'd like to which you want to apply, then click “Next Page”, where you will select PrattMWP and one of our programs

  2. IF APPLYING ONLY TO PRATTMWP: Select PrattMWP and the to which you want to apply, then click “Next Page” to proceed.

Continue filling out the rest of your application.


Application Deadlines

High School Applicants (first-year student)

    • Non-Binding Early Action Deadline: November 1, 2022
    • Regular Decision Deadline: January 5, 2023

Transfer Applicants: February 1, 2023

  • Admissions Decisions: Early action decisions are sent at the end of December and the beginning of January. Regular deadline admissions decisions will be announced beginning the last week in February and every week thereafter. Applicants will be notified of the decision by the email provided on their application and by postal mail.
  • Application Requirements: view application and portfolio requirements. All materials including the portfolio are due by the application deadline, however high school applicants may submit high school transcripts up to one week after the deadline. The application is due by the deadline.

Fee Waivers

Fee waivers for high school applicants are available through CommonApp. Transfer students must request a fee waiver BEFORE filling out the application: 

Undergraduate transfer applicants may request a college application fee waiver on the basis of family financial hardship using either the NACAC form or the SAT Fee Waiver form. Please follow the instructions on the College Board or the NACAC website to obtain either form and bring it to your guidance counselor. The criteria are listed on both sites.

Applicants who have already received an application fee waiver code from the College Board do not need to request a fee waiver code from the Pratt Institute admissions Office. The College Board code can be entered directly onto the online application by clicking the “Save, Pay, and Send” button at the end of the application once it is complete. This will take you to the application fee payment screen where you will choose the option to enter the College Board application fee waiver code to submit your application.

Applicants who have not received an application fee waiver code from College Board must first email a scanned copy of their waiver form to or fax it to 718.636.3670 with a cover sheet saying "Attention: Application Fee Waiver Request" before completing your online application. You will be emailed a one-time use waiver code to use on your online application once your fee waiver request is received and approved. Please let your guidance counselor know that we do not recommend mailing the fee waivers. They may email or fax us. Make sure you print information clearly and legibly on the forms. If faxing the form, you must include an email address to which the fee waiver code can be emailed. Failure to do so will prevent the processing of your request. Please allow up to five business days for the emailed requests and ten business days for faxed requests to be processed. The data you provide may be checked against the FAFSA. Please email if you have questions about fee waivers. The application fee waiver code can only be used once and will be assigned to a specific applicant. Attempts to share the code will result in loss of fee waiver and possible withdrawal of your application. Please note that only the online application fee can be waived; we are not able to waive the Slideroom visual portfolio submission fee.

International students are not eligible for fee waivers.

Please email if you have questions about fee waivers.