Pratt Institute School of Architecture

The Pratt Institute School of Architecture is the architecture school of the Pratt Institute, a private university in New York City. In 2020, the program was ranked among the ten best architecture schools in the United States.[1]

Pratt Institute School of Architecture
TypePrivate architecture school
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Alumni include Pascale Sablan,[2] William Van Alen, Ralph Appelbaum Associates, Annabelle Selldorf, Richard Foster, George Ranalli, Carlos Zapata, and Pritzker Prize winner Peter Zumthor. The School was created in 1928 and by 1954 was recognized as being full degree-granting Undergraduate and Graduate program.[3] Undergraduate architecture is the largest program in both the School of Architecture and Pratt Institute at large with over 550 students.[4] Within the Brooklyn campus, the school of architecture is located a block south of the main campus in Higgins Hall, 61 St James Place (designed by Steven Holl).[5]

Higgins Hall

Degrees and minors


The school offers the following degrees and minors:


  • Bachelor of Architecture (First-professional)
  • Bachelor of Science in Construction Management (Manhattan Campus)
  • Bachelor of Professional Studies in Construction Management (Manhattan Campus)
  • Associate of Applied Science in Building and Construction (Manhattan Campus)

Undergraduate Minors:

  • Minor in Construction Management
  • Minor in Architectural Theory and Technology
  • Minor in Morphology


  • Master of Architecture (First-professional)
  • Master of Science in Architecture (Post-professional)
  • Master of Science in Architecture and Urban Design (Post-professional)
  • Master of Science in City and Regional Planning
  • Master of Science in Urban Environmental Systems Management
  • Master of Science in Historic Preservation (Manhattan Campus)
  • Master of Science in Facilities Management (Manhattan Campus)
  • Master of Science in Real Estate Practice (Manhattan Campus)




Additional resources



  1. ^ [1], accessed May 2022.
  2. ^ Romo, Vanessa (March 12, 2023). "Very few architects are Black. This woman is pushing to change that". NPR. Retrieved March 12, 2023.
  3. ^ New York State AIA [2], accessed June 2014.
  4. ^ New York State AIA [3], accessed June 2014.
  5. ^ Holl, Steven. [4], accessed January 30,2011.
  6. ^ Pratt Institute. [5], accessed January 5, 2022.
  7. ^ "Interior Design Faculty". Fashion Institute of Technology. Retrieved 16 January 2017.

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