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Accepted Students

Congratulations on your acceptance to Pratt Munson!

On our campus, you will find community, belonging, and a supportive environment where students can thrive and become strong and successful artists.

Joining the Pratt Munson community is an important first step in the start of your art career.


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Ready to take the next steps?

Deposit Today! 

Secure your spot by submitting your enrollment and housing deposit! Deposits can be made anytime, and are due no later than June 1, 2024. 

A $300 non-refundable enrollment deposit and $200 non-refundable housing deposit are due by the above deadline for all first-year and transfer students to hold their place in our program and guarantee housing placement.


Steps to Deposit

Students will be required to create an account for the Nelnet payment portal and have their Pratt ID number available. Your Pratt ID number is included in your acceptance letter.

After creating an account students should select the option to “Make a Payment.” Here, students can submit both their $300 enrollment deposit and $200 housing deposit for the Fall 2024 term. After entering the deposit information students will select their payment method.

The following processing fees will apply           
Checking or Savings Account - no fee           
Credit Card-up to 2.85%           
Debit Card-up to 2.85%

Once your deposit has been submitted online, a payment confirmation will be immediately emailed to you. Please save this receipt for your records.

Note: Please protect yourself against financial scams by phone and email, by people posing as government agencies or schools, and never make payments or share personal information with a source you do not know or trust. Pratt Munson or any government agency will never ask you to complete payment immediately without the ability to verify its validity.

Deposit by Mail           
Only when submitting your deposit online is not an option. Checks should be made payable to Pratt Munson. Complete the Enrollment-and-Housing-Form and return it along with payment to:

Pratt Munson Admissions           
310 Genesee Street           
Utica, NY 13502 


Admitted Students Day 2024

Save the Date! Saturday, April 20, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Accepted students and their families are invited to Pratt Munsons Admitted Student Day! See our extraordinary campus, studio facilities, and residence halls, and visit your prospective major departments! Students can expect personalized meetings with our distinguished administrative staff, meet and greets with our talented faculty, opportunities to connect with our current students, and delectable refreshments. We eagerly await the opportunity to extend a warm welcome to you!

Admitted Students Day Schedule Tentative.

9 - 10 a.m. → Check-in and Continental Breakfast, Munson, Root Sculpture Court

10 a.m. → Welcome, Anna D'Ambrosio, President and CEO, Root Sculpture Court

10:15 - 11:15 a.m. →  Brief Student Life Presentation, Faculty Introductions, Student Panel, Munson, Auditorium

11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. → Campus tours, Pratt Munson Campus

12:45 - 1:45 p.m. → Closing Reception: Lunch, Club Fair, Faculty Meet and Greet, Munson, Sculpture Court

1:45 p.m. → Scholarship Giveaway, Munson Sculpture Court

The members of the Class of 2028 will join the vibrant and unique community of Pratt Munson artists, designers, and creative thinkers who are producing outstanding work and making significant contributions in their area of practice!

Registration for the accepted student reception is required.

Register Today! 

All admitted students will be required to log-in to register for the event!

Can't make it to the Accepted Student Reception? Check out our Instagram, @prattmunsonutica, to get an inside look at the event! 

Deferring to Another Term

If you decide to defer your enrollment/application to the following term please email to notify us of your decision. The enrollment deposit of $300 is required to defer to the following term, securing your place in the program and any merit award scholarship you received.

During deferment, students are not permitted to enroll full-time in another school. If twelve or more college credits are during deferment you'll need to reapply and submit all additional transcripts. Placement and scholarship will need to be reconsidered.

Requests for deferral must be submitted before August 1, 2023.

Already deposited?           
Please visit our Admitted Students page.