Visiting PrattMWP College of Art and Design

All students and families are invited to visit PrattMWP’s beautiful campus in upstate New York. It includes exquisite architecture, prestigious MWPAI art collections, a sculpture court, internationally renowned galleries, generous on campus housing, dining, and modern, fully-equipped studios.

View visit options below and call (800) 755-8920, e-mail or schedule a visit online now.  Reservations are required for all admissions events.

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Campus Tours (Mondays and Fridays only)

Please note: The Museum of Art is closed on Monday's.

Campus tours are available Mondays and Fridays only at 10am and 2pm. Tours last about one hour and fifteen minutes and include most art and design studios, residence halls, computer labs, library, cafeteria, campus store, and the renowned MWPAI Museum. View available dates and schedule online.

Optional portfolio reviews/meetings with a counselor are available before or after campus tours. All students are encouraged to meet with a counselor. See details below.


Information Sessions (Fridays)

Information Sessions are offered on Fridays and include a campus tour (described above), optional portfolio review/meeting, and a presentation about PrattMWP, its programs, and admissions and portfolio requirements.

Upcoming Information Session dates:

Friday, July 14, Register Online

Friday, August 18, Register Online


Open House

Open House events include campus tours (described above), optional portfolio reviews/meeting, presentation on our program, departmental discussions with faculty and the opportunity to meet with administrative offices including admissions, student life, financial aid and academics.

Fall 2018 Open House date will be posted soon.

Register online, call (800) 755-8920 or email to reserve your space now.


Portfolio Reviews/Counselor Meetings (available Monday through Friday)

Counselor meetings/portfolio reviews are optional and simply to give you advice and feedback on your work/portfolio. They are not required for admission. Our counselors are happy to answer questions about PrattMWP’s requirements, programs and campus. Review our portfolio guidelines online.  Meetings last about 30 minutes and are held in the admissions office. Call (800) 755-8920 or email to schedule.


National and Regional Portfolio Days Near You (available throughout the U.S. and Canada)

These events are an excellent opportunity to meet with us in a location near you to discuss your interests in art and design and to receive feedback and advice on your artwork/portfolio as well as information about PrattMWP, its programs and requirements.

National Portfolio Days Near You


Regional Portfolio Days and College Fairs


Campus Map

PrattMWP Map 2017 2018

Conte Administration Building
Admissions, Registrar, Student Life, Residential Life, Dean’s Office
Studio Building
Fine Arts Studios, Photography, Printmaking, Jewelry/Metal Arts, School of Art Gallery
Academic Building
Communications Design Lab, 4-D Lab, Library, McCulley Student Gallery
Security & Information
Sculpture Studio
Ceramics Studio
Student Center
Dining Hall, Campus Bookstore, Health Center
Hart & Plant Street
Residence Halls
Cottage Place Residence Hall
Studios and Financial Aid
Financial Aid, Resource Studio, Fine Arts Studios, Student Counselor
Arts Institute, Museum of Art, Performing Arts & Ticket Office, Education Wing, Fountain Elms




PrattMWP boasts one of the greatest academic art programs and learning environments in the northeast.

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Freshman Foundation

Drawing, 3-D Design, 4-D Design, Light/Color/Design, Liberal Arts

Students spend the first
two years of their Pratt art degree working closely with full-time faculty in a serious, focused art environment.

Fine Arts

Drawing, Jewelry, Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture and Integrated Practices

PrattMWP students
show their work in our professional galleries to established, captive audiences.

Liberal Arts

Communications Design

Graphic Design, Illustration

Prepare for a Bright Design Career at the Highly Ranked
Pratt Visual Communications Design Program.


If your goal is to earn a photography degree from a top New York photography school, PrattMWP is an outstanding option.

Art & Design Education

Teacher Preparation/Certification

Art Teacher Certification Program

PreCollege Programs


Academic Calendar

Student Life

The Student Life Office provides a safe and inclusive environment
to promote the holistic development of PrattMWP students,
not only as artists but as actively engaged and responsible community members.

Sophomore Award Winner Gallery

Special Programs

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Visiting Campus

More than 43 languages are spoken in the city of Utica.

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Applying to PrattMWP College of Art and Design

Community Art

Beyond college education and studio time, PrattMWP students have even more opportunities to delve into their artistic passions through the Munson-Williams-Proctor
School of Art.