Location
Prescott, AZ
Undergrads
541
Tuition
$28,820
Admission Difficulty
Easy
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Reviews 283 total reviews with an average rating of 3.6

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College Junior

Greek Life: We do not have Greek Life, there is no interest in having Greek Life on campus

3 College Junior

Athletics: We have club sports like skiing and mountain biking, and many students facilitate sports off campus like ultimate frisbee, softball or outdoor sports (rock climbing, hiking, etc). But we have a lack of organized sports, which is not terribly detrimental for the students at Prescott College

4 College Junior

Campus Strictness: The campus is strict with problems involving use of drug and alcohol but are very lenient in student-related problems and are open to hearing student voice's to any problems happening on campus

College Senior

Athletics: There are no official teams or sports at Prescott College. Students will have events or play games based on who is interested at the time. All students get a membership to the YMCA where you can participate in exercise classes or intramural sports. Most students who enjoy athletic activities do outdoors stuff like biking, camping, rockclimbing, and hiking. Prescott has a lot of great outdoor areas to explore.

3 College Senior

Computers: The library has mac and PC computers. The macs tend to fill up the fastest but there tend to always be PC computers available. There is a tech lab that is a quiet place to work that doesn't get utilized nearly enough by students. Most students tend to use their own computers. You can rent out laptops if yours breaks or you need one for a short period of time.

4 College Senior

Off-Campus Housing: Off campus housing has been relatively easy in the past but I hear it is getting slightly more difficult. There are lots of apartments and old cute houses available. It is definitely much cheaper prices than I am used to coming from a big city. When I got to Prescott, I was able to sign a lease and move in right away. My landlord has been incredible. I definitely recommend renting from landlords as opposed to renting companies. I have heard bad things about multiple rental companies in Prescott. Parking is easy in most areas and there is most likely a grocery store in your neighborhood.

3 College Senior

Off-Campus Dining: *I am going to preface this by saying that I am a food snob.* The better restaurants in town tend to be more expensive (for a college budget). There are plenty of places to get a good beer, burger, or pizza, but other than that, most places miss the mark. I was originally bummed about this but then I learned to save money to go to the good places and how to cook well.

3 College Senior

Drug Safety: I've seen people participate in drug culture but I can't say too much about it because I don't really participate in it. Prescott College students tend to appreciate good beer. New students can go a little wild but it doesn't seem much different from any other college. There are definitely environments that promote drug usage or promote non-usage. You can situate yourself wherever you feel comfortable. I haven't experienced much peer pressure.

3 College Senior

Health & Safety: Security is around at night and I have been told that they can escort you places if you feel unsafe. I personally have never felt unsafe so I have never utilized that service. People leave valuables all over the place and things don't get stolen. I have gotten way too comfortable doing this and have to remind myself not to be so nonchalant whenever I leave Prescott. If the police are ever called, they are there almost instantaneously.

4 College Senior

Majors: I am under the Cultural & Regional Studies Department where I am majoring in Social Justice (a major I designed). I love the fact that I had the ability to design my own major and take course I wanted to take instead of 2 years of general education courses. Everything I have learned has been super exciting! My studies have taken me all over Arizona, to California, and even Kenya. I can't say enough good things!

4 College Senior

Majors: If I could do it all over again I would! Sometimes I wish I could extend my time at school because there are still so many courses I haven't gotten a chance to take. My career goal is to work and/or start a nonprofit organization and I am well underway with all the skills that Prescott College has given me.

3 College Senior

Transportation: There is no public transportation in the town of Prescott but for the most part, that's okay. Prescott College is only a few blocks away from the center of downtown and grocery stores are within walking distance. Off campus students usually live within a mile radius from campus. There is a shuttle that takes students to the grocery store multiple times throughout the week. Most students walk, bike, or drive cars. Taxis exist in Prescott but I have never witnessed any Prescott College student utilize them.

3 College Senior

Diversity: Diversity is a tricky word. In terms of people of different ages from different parts of the country who have done different things and are apart of different socioeconomic classes, yes Prescott College is diverse. In terms of race, sexual orientation, political, and religious beliefs, Prescott College is not very diverse at all (although I know the college is trying to change that). There is a queer student union, support group for students of color, and veterans support group.

College Senior

Greek Life: There is no Greek Life at Prescott College. Originally I was pretty bummed about this but once I got to Prescott College I realized that there was no need for it. Everyone at the school builds community with each other extremely quickly. There is no need to join a specific club or organization in order to find your niche.

4 College Senior

Nightlife: The actual town of Prescott has Whiskey Row, which is home to many different bars that have different feels but tend to have the same music and vibe all the time. If you are 21+ it is fun to check out every once in a while. Prescott College students are always having house parties and potluck gatherings. More and more fun on-campus events are happening too such as open mics, community dancing, and movie showings. I personally have never had a lack of something to do. I have a harder time trying to figure out what to choose over another!

3 College Senior

Scholarships: Financial Aid takes a little navigating but that is because everyone in the Financial Aid department is always extremely busy. When I do meet with people from financial aid, my interactions are always pleasant and extremely helpful. They have helped me through a lot of situations that I thought were hopeless. Overall I am very pleased with Financial Aid at Prescott College and the hoops you have to jump through are not nearly as bad as the ones at bigger colleges.

College Junior

Campus Housing: I have not lived in the Village. I have only visited and from what I've seen it is a beautiful space, however the locked gate to the dorms is very off putting

3 College Junior

Computers: The printer gets jammed a lot, and sometimes the computers are full at the end of the semester. Generally the wi-fi works well all around campus and the IT people are always available to help

3 College Junior

Parking: There are enough parking lots around, although you may need to walk a way to class

College Junior

Transportation: I don't ever use public transportation, i bike, walk, or bum a ride from friends

4 College Junior

Health & Safety: The campus is very safe however there are some questionable areas next to the campus due to the homeless and addict rates in the town. But school is very safe and there are rarely fights

College Junior

Nightlife: I am underage so I cannot attend the bars but Prescott is known for Whiskey Row, the historic downtown Prescott area that is lined with bars. Also The Park Plaza Liqour & Deli is a popular hang out spot at happy hour.

5 College Junior

Academics: The experiential based learning is the most unique learning experience a student could ask for. The teachers truly care about their students success and help them achieve personal career and educational goals to the best of their abilities.

5 College Junior

Off-Campus Housing: I've always lived off campus and have never been without a place to stay. People are even open to allow couchsurfers if you are in between housing situations.

5 College Junior

Diversity: Prescott College is very open and accepting, although we the ethnic diversity on campus could be increased

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