Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 70.27
Liaison Carolyn Shafer
Submission Date March 3, 2023

STARS v2.2

Pratt Institute
PA-8: Affordability and Access

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.51 / 4.00 Carolyn Shafer
Director
Center for Sustainable Design Strategies
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Percentage of need met, on average, for students who were awarded any need-based aid :
60

Percentage of students graduating without student loan debt:
43

Percentage of entering students that are low-income:
19

Graduation/success rate for low-income students:
67

A brief description of notable policies or programs to make the institution accessible and affordable to low-income students:
HEOP
Established by the New York State Legislature in 1969, the Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP) provides an opportunity for admission and support to talented New York students who have not reached their full academic potential due to barriers in their educational, economic, or personal background. The ultimate goal of the program is to make higher education possible for students who are capable and motivated to be successful as college students but whose test scores and/or high school grades are lower than Pratt Institute’s admission standards and who come from low-income families.

A brief description of notable policies or programs to support non-traditional students:
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Estimated percentage of students that participate in or directly benefit from the institution’s policies and programs to support low-income and non-traditional students:
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Website URL where information about the institution’s accessibility and affordability initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
Data from Patricia Ciavarelli | Senior Research Analyst
* Percentage of need met, on average, for students who were awarded any need-based aid

2022: (Source: Common Data Set 61% of full time first time Freshmen 21/FA and 60% of all FT UG)

2023: (Source: CDS, H2-i) - 62% of full time first time Freshmen 22/FA and 60% of all FT UG.



* Percentage of students graduating without student loan debt

2022: (Source: Common Data Set 44% , 56% of CDS Graduating students took “any kind of loan” see page 31 of attached)

2023: (Source: CDS, H5-a) - 57% of students took "any kind of loan" so 43% graduated without student loan debt.



* Percentage of entering students that are low-income

2022: (Source: IPEDS Fall 2020 starts (most recent reporting year) = 725, of these 140 got PELL for 19%)

2023: (Source: IPEDS enrollment Fall 2022), total first year UG students = 779, of these 147 got PELL for 19%.



* Graduation/success rate for low-income students (Defined as: In the U.S., low income students are defined as those students who are receiving Pell Grant funds (as reported in the IPEDS Student Financial Aid component) AND/OR meet Pell Grant eligibility criteria, i.e. students whose estimated family contribution (EFC) does not exceed the maximum allowed for Pell Grant eligibility.)

2022: (Source: IPEDS Graduation rate this reporting year, 142 entering Students in 2015 with PELL and 88 graduated for a rate of 62% compared to the full bachelor rate of 71%)

2023: (Source: CDS, B-c, B-g) 154 final 2016 cohort after allowable exclusions with PELL and 103 graduated within six years for a rate of 67%.

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