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Prescott College

Prescott, AZ

At A Glance

Main Address

220 Grove Ave

Prescott, AZ 86301-2912

www.prescott.edu

Admission Office

220 Grove Avenue

Prescott, AZ 86301

(928) 350-2100

Fax : (928) 776-5242

admissions@prescott.edu

Contact : David White

Director of Admissions

Type of School

Small

Private

liberal arts college

4-year school

Coed

Regionally Accredited

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

College Board Member

College Board Code: 0484

Quick Facts

Percentage of students graduating within 6 years : 35.0%

Total undergraduates : 501

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 51

Percentage of financial need met (average) : 75.0%

Average financial aid package : $25,530.00

In-State Tuition : $32,493.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $32,493.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Bachelor's

Master's

Doctoral

Setting

Small City (50-250k)

Urban

Commuter campus

Deadlines

Admission

Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : Aug 15

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : --

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : Mar 1

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : --

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : --

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Degrees Offered in : Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral degrees

Graduating in 6 years : 35.0%

Returning for sophomore year : 59.0%

Accreditation and Associations

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Regionally Accredited

College Board Member

Most Popular Majors

Bachelor's
Parks And Recreation : 20.0%
Psychology : 20.0%
Education : 19.0%
Environmental Science : 18.0%
Interdisciplinary Studies : 6.0%
Social Sciences : 6.0%
Visual and Performing Arts : 5.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Agriculture & Related Sciences
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture B

Architecture & Related Programs
Environmental Design/Architecture B

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies
Latin American Studies B
Regional Studies (U.S., Canadian, Foreign) B
Women's Studies B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Conservation Biology B
Ecology B
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography B

Education
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs B
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities B
Elementary Education and Teaching B M
Environmental Education B M
Secondary Education and Teaching B M

English Language, Literature & Letters
Creative Writing B

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Animal-Assisted Therapy M
Art Therapy/Therapist B M
Holistic/Integrative Health B

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
Humanities/Humanistic Studies B

Natural Resources & Conservation
Environmental Studies B M

Psychology
Counseling Psychology B M
Environmental Psychology B
Psychology, General B

Visual & Performing Arts
Fine/Studio Arts, General B
Visual and Performing Arts, General B

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Independent Study

Internships

Liberal Arts/Career Combination

Student-Designed Major

Teacher Certification

Cross-Registration

Double Major

Visiting/Exchange Student Program

Accelerated Program

Cooperative Education

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

Extended Class Availability

Distance Learning

Computer Services

70 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Libraries

Wireless network available

Dorms wired for high speed internet connections

Student web hosting available

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Small

Geographic Location : 100 miles from Phoenix.

Small City

Urban

Commuter Campus

Total undergraduates : 501

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : 51

Degree-seeking undergrads : 465

Graduate enrollment : 492

Student General Information

All students average age : 26

Full time students average age : 23

In state students : 33.0%

Out of state students : 67.0%

Part Time students : 20.0%

Percentage of males : 33.0%

Percentage of females : 67.0%

Housing Policies

First-year students living in college housing : 87.0%

All undergraduates living in college housing : 31.0%

Housing Options

Special Housing For Disabled Students

Coed Housing

Additional Housing Options

Housing deposit : $250.00

Housing deposit due : Aug 15

Housing deposit is refundable in full if student does not enroll.

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

Counseling And Wellness

Financial aid counseling

Personal counseling

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Wheelchair Accessibility

Services and/or facilities for hearing impaired

Services and/or facilities for speech or communications disorders

Services and/or facilities for visually impaired

Academic Support Programs

Learning center

Reduced course load

Tutoring

Writing center

Study skills assistance

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

N

Choral Groups

N

Concert Band

N

Dance Activity

N

Drama/Theater

N

Film Society

N

Fraternities

N

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

N

Jazz Band

N

Literary Magazine

Y

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

N

Music Ensembles

N

Musical Theater

N

Opera

N

Pep Band

N

Radio Station

N

Sororities

N

Student Newspaper

N

Symphony Orchestra

N

Television Station

N

Yearbook

N

Sports

Other Sports : Cycling


Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $0.00

Application Fee Waiver Available: No

Total applicants : 315

Admitted : 309

Enrolled : 57

Less selective 98.0% of applicants admitted

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

Very Important

Academic GPA

Application Essay

Extracurricular Activities

Important

Recommendations

Volunteer Work

Work Experience

Considered

Character/Personal Qualities

First generation college student

Interview

Level of Applicant's Interest

Rigor of secondary school record

Talent/Ability

Test Policies for placement

AP

CLEP

SAT score use policy

Please contact college for information about its use of SAT scores

Additional requirements for home-schooled students

Special requirements for home-schooled applicants:

(in addition to any polices listed)

Transcript/record of courses and grades

Other Test Policies

Information not supplied by college

A note from the college

Review essays, extra curricular activities, volunteer and work experience, and letter of recommendation, in addition to academic measures like GPA.

GPAs of incoming freshmen

3.5 - 3.74 : 18.0%

3.25 - 3.49 : 15.0%

3.00 - 3.24 : 16.0%

2.50 - 2.99 : 18.0%

2.00 - 2.49 : 13.0%

1.00 - 1.99 : 1.0%

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : No

From the college: Prescott College awards 4 undergraduate college semester credits for each AP score of 4 or 5 up to a maximum of 20 credits (5 tests). Credit is awarded on a course-by-course basis. AP scores must be sent directly from the College Board/Advanced Placement to the Office of the Registrar. AP awarded credits do not count towards Prescott College's residency requirements.

High school Coursework

High School diploma required, GED accepted

Course Name

Required

Recommended

Visual/Performing Arts

0

0

History

0

0

English

0

0

Math

0

0

Science

0

0

Social Studies

0

0

Foreign Language

0

0

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : -- and Percent who submitted ACT scores : --

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

*

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

*

ACT Composite

*


* The college did not report these requirements or does not have specific requirements.


College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam

Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

American Government

50

4

American Literature

50

9

Analyzing and Interpreting Literature

50

9

Biology

50

9

Calculus with Elementary Functions

50

4

Chemistry

50

9

College Algebra

50

4

College Mathematics

50

9

English Literature

50

9

Financial Accounting

50

4

French I

50

9

French II

62

18

German I

50

9

German II

63

18

History of United States I

50

4

History of United States II

50

4

Human Growth and Development

50

4

Humanities

50

9

Information Systems and Computer Applications

50

4

Introduction to Educational Psychology

50

4

Introductory Business Law

50

4

Introductory Psychology

50

4

Introductory Sociology

50

4

Natural Science

50

9

Pre Calculus

50

4

Principles of Macroeconomics

50

4

Principles of Management

50

4

Principles of Marketing

50

4

Principles of Microeconomics

50

4

Social Sciences and History

50

9

Spanish I

50

9

Spanish II

66

18

Western Civilization I

50

4

Western Civilization II

50

4

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

% of scholarship / grants : 73.0%

% of loans / jobs : 27.0%

% of freshmen with need who received financial aid : 100.0%

% Applied for need-based aid : 80.0%

% Judged to have need : 89.0%

% that were offered aid : 89.0%

% that had need fully met : 8.0%

% of need met : 75.0%

Average 1st year financial aid package : $25,530.00

Avg non need-based aid : $14,937.00

Avg need-based scholarship or grant award : $22,859.00

Avg need-based loan : $2,772.00

Avg indebtedness at graduation : $27,049.00

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Priority Deadline : Mar 1

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Bee Sena

Financial aid office phone : (928) 350-1111

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

Part-Time Costs

Cost per credit hour (in-state): $1,331.00

Cost per credit hour (out-of-state): --

Note: These costs are tuition fees only. In some cases, fees and other expenses can be additional.

Financial Aid Policies

This school practices need-blind admissions.

Scholarship Opportunities

The Changemaker Scholarship: $15,000 tuition scholarship to every new first time student from Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, or Texas who is admitted to the on-campus undergraduate degree program for the fall semester. Will be renewed each year for students who maintain satisfactory academic progress as a full-time student. The Prescott College Fellowship: full tuition scholarship available to one newly admitted student for each full academic degree programs. Applicants must be admitted into the degree program of their choice to be considered.

Need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Minority Status

Non need-based financial aid determined by

Leadership

Work Study Programs

Nights

For part-time students

Weekends

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Installment payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$32,493.00

$32,493.00

$32,493.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$32,493.00

$32,493.00

$32,493.00

Room and board:

$7,700.00

$8,252.00

--

Books and supplies:

$360.00

$360.00

$360.00

Estimated personal expenses:

$728.00

$728.00

$728.00

Transportation expenses:

$658.00

$658.00

$658.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$41,939.00

$42,491.00

$34,239.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$41,939.00

$42,491.00

$34,239.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: 6

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): --

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: 90

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: 90

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: 30

Admission Requirements (Required)

College Transcript(s)

Essay or Personal Statement

Students who applied for transfer

Students who applied for transfer from 2 year schools: 45.0%

Students who applied for transfer from 4 year schools: 55.0%

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Spring

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Junior

Senior

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Pre-admission transcript evaluation (determination of what courses will transfer)

Re-entry advisor

Services for students transferring OUT of this school

Transfer advisor

Special Requirements

--

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: --

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $32,493.00

Room & Board(on-campus): $7,700.00

Room & Board(off-campus): $8,252.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: $1,331.00

Financial Aid

International students eligible for non-need based aid

Non-resident aliens must submit the following financial aid forms:

Foreign Student Certification of Finances

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: 79

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students