Pratt Institute is a private, non-profit institution located in Brooklyn, New York. It was founded in 1887 and offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in various fields including art and design, architecture, liberal arts, and technology. Pratt is known for its strong programs in fine arts, graphic design, and industrial design. The Institute is also home to several notable research centers and galleries, which showcase the work of students and faculty. Pratt is considered one of the top art and design schools in the United States and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.