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Prescott College Stats, Info and Facts

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1,065 Students

95% Admitted

  • 711 full time
  • 361 part time
  • 294 men full time
  • 410 women full time
  • 804 applied
  • 597 admitted
  • 174 enrolled

390 Undergraduates

$27,528 Tuition/Year

  • 392 Graduates
  • 10 Non-Degree
  • $27,528 in state
  • $1,415 fees
  • $9,322 room & board
  • $982 books and supplies

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At a Glance

Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: Southwest Small city
Highest Degree Offered: Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Emily from Richmondville, NY
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  • An experiential learning experiences is provided by the college. All of the classes are intimate and consist of a strong teacher-student relationship. I have never met a community of people…

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  • Emilie from Willington, CT
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  • Prescott College seems to be a place where people learn about life. This college offers students a unique opportunity to explore aspects of the world, and themselves, that they may…

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  • Aisha from Carbondale, CO
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  • PC not only has amazing faculty, the students are stupendous as well. The class selection is out of this world. Its easy to mold a major to your interests and…

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  • Emma from Los Angeles, CA
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  • Prescott College is for self-directed students. If you are passionate about social justice, the environment, or a broad education in liberal arts and other studies, this school is for you.…

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  • Zhara from Prescott, AZ
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  • This college is fantastic. The teachers connect with the students not only on an educational level but also on a personal level as well. The courses here are well-planned, well-taught,…

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Mission Statement

It is the mission of Prescott College to educate students of diverse ages and backgrounds to understand, thrive in, and enhance our world community and environment. We regard learning as a continuing process and strive to provide an education that will enable students to live productive lives while achieving a balance between self-fulfillment and service to others. Students are encouraged to think critically and act ethically with sensitivity to both the human community and the biosphere. Our philosophy stresses experiential learning and self-direction within an interdisciplinary curriculum.

Prescott College
  • Located in Prescott, AZ
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 1,065 students enrolled
  • 95% admitted
  • $27,528 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
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  • Brianna from Bellevue, WA
  • I am a current student here

    I was recently writing out my degree plan, a document which helps guide students towards fulfilling graduation requirements, and I realized that there were still tons of classes that I wanted to take beyond the minimums. It's hard to pick between all the options, and I feel really lucky to be able to take so many field based classes.

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  • Ariel from Wolfeboro, NH
  • I am a current student here

    Prescott College, in my mind has a mission of taking the students out into nature and giving each of them the opportunity to discover that it is that they are passionate about and how they can bring it back into society to help create harmony, balance and love. Not only that, but also this school supports the adventurous immersion of self into life in a very well rounded way. They give opportunities for the students to come together to create community through art, movement, health-conscious food, music, cultural expression, connection with the Earth, etc.

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  • Lynsey from Charlotte, NC
  • I am a current student here

    Prescott is an amazing community, and the most difficult aspect would have to be the housing crunch. Finding a place to live with people you can stand is crucial, and will effect how you feel about your time here in either direction. Prescott College has given me amazing opportunities such as a month spent on a horse ranch studying equine assisted therapy and a visit to a Buddhist temple for world religions, experiences that make my education feel more practical and real-world applicable.

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