2024 Comprehensive Report on Rankings, Costs, Graduation Rate and More

$17,082

Net Price

99%

Admitted

25%

Enrolled

40%

Graduation Rate

9/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

Prescott College

is a private not-for-profit, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 1,047. In 2021, there were 62 psychology and social work graduates. This institution ranks #5 in Arizona and ranks #954 in the U.S. for schools that offer psychology degree programs.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor, Master

Psychology Graduates

62

Total Enrollment

1,047

Type

Private Not-for-profit, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Ranking for Prescott College

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#5

Arizona Rank

Combining ranking factors for 11 schools that offer psychology degrees in Arizona, Prescott College ranks #5.

#954

U.S. Rank

Combining ranking factors for 1,438 schools that offer psychology degrees in the U.S., Prescott College ranks #954.

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, Prescott College offers General Psychology at the bachelor level. At the master level, the university offers Community Psychology, Counseling and Applied Psychology and Mental Health Counseling.

In the table below, see the programs offered and the number of graduates in each program.

Psychology Graduates in 2021BSMA
Community Psychology1
Counseling and Applied Psychology1
General Psychology28
Mental Health Counseling32
Total Graduates2834
US Department of Education

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 147 students applied to the Prescott College. The university admitted 99% and 25% of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for Arizona universities is 22,516. On average, all Arizona institutions admit 76% and 33% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of Prescott College students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 75%. Compared to all Arizona four or more years colleges, the percentage is 61%.

The overall graduation rate for Prescott College is 40%, compared to 46% for all Arizona universities, while the number of students who transferred out of the program is 93%.

  • Credits Accepted: Dual enrollment, Credit for life experiences, Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare PC to Arizona Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of Prescott College to the average of all Arizona four or more years schools that offer psychology degrees.

Why it Matters

Compare Admission and Enrollment

Low admission rates and high enrollment rates denote not only how selective a school is, but also how in-demand the school is. High graduation rates show the overall success of an institution.

PC

147

Applicants

99%

Percent Admitted

25%

Percent Enrolled

75%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

40%

Graduation Rate

AZ Colleges

22,516

Applicants

76%

Percent Admitted

33%

Percent Enrolled

61%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

46%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 49 or 33% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 100 or 67% part-time faculty members employed at Prescott College. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 49 or 33%.

Part-time teachers are paid less and cost less, so any organization with a disproportionate number of part-time teachers can invest money in more important areas. However, as part-time teachers, participants can work full-time in their profession and bring experience to the classroom.

Why it Matters

Compare Faculty Numbers

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional percentages indicate that institutions focus their investments in areas that matter most to students.

PC

9 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

33%

Percent Full-Time

67%

Percent Part-Time

33%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

AZ Colleges

19 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

35%

Percent Full-Time

65%

Percent Part-Time

34%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at Prescott College the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $32,976, and the average cost for books and supplies is $1,018.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $14,880 and the average cost for graduate fees is $495.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend Prescott College in 2021-2022 including tuition, room, board and living expenses for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Note that the average total expenses do not include financial aid, grants, loans or scholarships. You can find the average financial aid and net price data in the sections below.

Expenses for Prescott College2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$9,520
On-Campus Living Expenses$1,923
Total Living Expenses$11,443
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$32,976
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$1,018
Total Undergraduate Expenses$45,437
In-State, Graduate Tuition$14,880
In-State, Graduate Fees$495
Total Graduate Expenses$15,375
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend Prescott College is $17,082. Average net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board, living costs, books, supplies together and then subtracting the average financial (grants, scholarships and loans) for federal financial aid recipients.

In other words, the average net price is the average amount students pay to attend this university for one year.

Average net price is calculated from the most recent data supplied by each institution to the US Department of Education and is found by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. The total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

Compare Prescott College to all Arizona universitas that offer psychology degrees for the cost to attend, average financial aid, percent of students receiving aid and the average net price to attend.

For program ranking, we see a lower overall cost of tuition and cost of living expenses minus the average financial aid a student may receive as the ranking factor student may want to consider.

Why it Matters

Compare Average Cost to Attend and Net Price

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional professors indicates to us institutions that focus their investments in areas that matter most: the education of students by the best instructors possible.

PC

$45,437

Cost to Attend

$17,354

Average Financial Aid

100%

Percent Receiving Aid

$17,082

Net Price

AZ Colleges

$24,296

Cost to Attend

$6,642

Average Financial Aid

82%

Percent Receiving Aid

$14,301

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 54 or 100%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 393 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $17,354.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid393$17,354
Pell Grants188$4,556
Federal Student Loans226$7,645
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the Prescott College to all schools across the United States that offer psychology degrees.

We see higher percentages of those receiving aid and the percent that aid covers the net price of education as an indicator of the strength of the institution.

Why it Matters

Compare Financial Aid

Financial Aid can make the difference between being able to afford college or being priced out of college. Many students may find college far more affordable than they could imagine, when accounting for the various kinds of financial aid available.

PC

393

Grant or Scholarship Aid

49%

Grants or Scholarships

188

Number of Pell Grants

23%

Pell Grants

226

Federal Student Loans

28%

Federal Student Loans

AZ Colleges

9,746

Grant or Scholarship Aid

49%

Grants or Scholarships

5,122

Number of Pell Grants

26%

Pell Grants

5,180

Federal Student Loans

26%

Federal Student Loans

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