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At Prescott College, first-year students are those who have earned fewer than 6 college credits after high school graduation. First-year students apply by completing our free online application, or the Common Application, and providing a 2-4 page autobiographical essay, high school transcript (official or unofficial), and one letter of recommendation. Prescott College is a test-optional school. Prescott offers holistic reviews and seeks to admit students who have demonstrated academic success, leadership skills, and a commitment to making their world a better place.
Transfer students are those who have earned more than 6 college credits after high school graduation. Apply by completing our free online application, or the Common Application, and providing a 2-4 page autobiographical essay, college transcripts (official or unofficial), and one letter of recommendation. Students with fewer than 60 transfer credits must submit an official high school transcript. Prescott seeks to admit students who have demonstrated academic success, leadership skills. You can also earn your degree without disrupting your life through our online bachelor’s program.
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Take an individual campus tour with a member of our admissions team. Customize your experience with a classroom observation, a snack in our cafe, a meeting with a member of our faculty, financial aid, or student life staff. Take in our unique and welcoming campus environment. Join us for a Saturday Preview Day to empower your college choice. Located in central Arizona at a mile high elevation, just 90 minutes north of the Phoenix metropolitan area. Explore over 800 miles of hiking and mountain biking trails alongside a year around farmers market and arts, film, and music festivals!
The way learning is approached at Prescott College is so empowering. The trust and confidence the program placed in me, as a scholar, made me feel much more confident in my own abilities to set my own course and direct my own process.