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  • Prescott College : For the Liberal Arts, the Environment, and Social Justice
    Sustainability Employment Opportunities Prospective Students Current Students Alumni Parents Family Faculty Staff Community 877 350 2100 Prescott College Explore History Values Vision Plan a Visit At a Glance Campus Field Stations Student Life Athletics Veterans Research Ethics IRB Employer of National Service Office of the President Academics Undergraduate Degrees Graduate Degrees Faculty Mentor Guides The Prescott Difference Academic Calendar Course Schedules Non Degree Academic Resources Community Campus Resources Exchange Opportunities Orientation Colloquium Apply Application Forms for All Programs Resident Undergraduate Degrees Resident Master of Arts Program Limited Residency Undergraduate Programs Limited Residency Master of Arts Program Limited Residency Master of Science in Counseling Limited Residency Master of Education Limited Residency Ph D Program Education Teacher Preparation Financial Aid Costs and How to Pay Apply Online True Cost Calculator Instant Decision Day Connect Faculty Mentor Guides Highlights Directory Departments Offices Experience News Events Publications Blogs Symposiums Give Ways to Give What to Give Annual Report Explore Endowments Planned Giving Donor Recognition Meet our Staff My Prescott Calendar Email Search Quicklinks Directory Calendar Email My Academic Services My Prescott My Classroom Moodle Library Admissions Financial Aid Virtual Tour Give to Prescott College Sustainability Employment Opportunities Instant Decision Day The sooner you re accepted the sooner you can prepare for the education of a lifetime Instant Decision Day is February 20th More Information Schedule an Appointment Campus Preview Day Our next Preview Day is Saturday February 13th Take advantage of this great opportunity to experience Prescott College first hand Photo by Bill Timmerman Experiential Education Taking theory and practice from the classroom into the real world Virtual Campus Tour Request Info Give to Prescott College Academics News Events For the liberal arts the environment social justice Undergraduate Degrees Graduate Degrees Adventure Education Concentrations Adventure Based Environmental Education Experiential Education Integral Adventure Education Outdoor Experiential Education Outdoor Program Administration Student Directed Competence Therapeutic Use of Adventure Education Wilderness Leadership Arts Humanities Concentrations Arts Cultural Studies Humanities Master of Arts Interdisciplinary Arts Letters Student Directed Competence Visual Arts Writing and Literature Education Teacher Preparation Concentrations Early Childhood Education Early Childhood Special Education Educational Leadership Principalship M Ed Elementary Education M Ed Endorsement Programs Environmental Education Equine Assisted Learning Master of Arts in Education Post Graduate Certifications Professional Teacher Preparation Elementary and Secondary Education Certification Secondary Education M Ed Special Education Student Directed Competence Sustainability Education Environmental Studies Sustainability Concentrations Bachelor of Science Conservation Biology Conservation Science Earth Science Environmental Education BA Environmental Education MA Environmental Studies Marine Studies Natural History Ecology Social Ecology Student Directed Competence Sustainability Science and Practice Sustainable Community Development Global Studies Concentrations Border Studies Gender Studies Regional Studies Student Directed Competence Psychology Human Development and Counselor Education Concentrations Adventure based Psychotherapy Ecopsychology BA Ecotherapy Equine Assisted Mental Health Expressive Art Therapy Gender and Sexuality Studies Human Development Master of Science in Counseling Psychology Human Development Student Directed Competence Social Justice Human Rights Sustainability Education See All Areas of Study and Concentrations The Prescott Difference Experiential Education Experience is the best teacher

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  • Explore Prescott College
    fulfillment and service to others Students are encouraged to think critically and act ethically with sensitivity to both the human community and the biosphere Our philosophy stresses experiential learning and self direction within an interdisciplinary curriculum New Educational Paradigms Over a half century of leadership in developing and refining such new educational models has kept Prescott College at the forefront of schools seeking to address the urgent issues that face human societies right now The themes students and faculty have identified over time as central to this effort include environmental awareness social justice and peace studies sustainable communities and sustainable agriculture outdoor leadership teacher preparation that includes multicultural education and artistic and critical response to the issues of our world The methods they have developed collaborative learning experiential education and student designed programs assure students impact in their future roles The College s tradition of educating with ethics vision and sensitivity supports Prescott College students as they become the leaders the world needs now and in the decades to come Critical Thinking Prescott College tucked into a corner of the central Arizona town whose name it bears is an evolving experiment in rejecting hierarchical thinking for collaboration and teamwork as the cornerstone of learning The College puts students at the center in everything it does and is Optional grades Narrative Evaluations No barriers Limited bureaucracy No summa or magna or best in show ribbons Just a peripatetic community of lively intellects and fearless explorers whose connecting threads are a passion for social justice and the environment and a keen sense of adventure In 1963 the Ford Foundation challenged the country s most innovative educators to come together and design an ideal college for the future that would prepare students for contributing in an ever changing and ever faster moving world Prescott College is the result Since its opening in 1966 more than 9 000 students have enjoyed the College s highly individual philosophy of higher education that mandates and incorporates experiential learning into every course This is higher education without the competition without striving for someone else s definition of success without dividing talent into that arbitrary alphabet of A through F Unplugged from such conventional practices as the departmentalization of knowledge confining learning to the classroom and textbooks rather than real experience and thinking of college as preparation for life rather than life itself An organic process moving almost seamlessly between teachers and students focused on questions and problems that matter deeply to both Prescott students learn critical thinking and research and how to apply them to real life problems and their own passions by living them and testing them out in real time Diversity and Inclusion Prescott College is a pluralistic community where respect for differences and dialogue are key aspects of true experiential education At Prescott College diversity in race ethnicity class age ability religious belief sexual orientation and gender are respected and celebrated as we actively seek understanding across lines of difference Student Scholar Activism A

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  • History, Values, & Vision
    We regard learning as a continuing process and strive to provide an education that will enable students to live productive lives while achieving a balance between self fulfillment and service to others Students are encouraged to think critically and act ethically with sensitivity to both the human community and the biosphere Our philosophy stresses experiential learning and self direction within an interdisciplinary curriculum New Educational Paradigms Over a half century of leadership in developing and refining such new educational models has kept Prescott College at the forefront of schools seeking to address the urgent issues that face human societies right now The themes students and faculty have identified over time as central to this effort include environmental awareness social justice and peace studies sustainable communities and sustainable agriculture outdoor leadership teacher preparation that includes multicultural education and artistic and critical response to the issues of our world The methods they have developed collaborative learning experiential education and student designed programs assure students impact in their future roles The College s tradition of educating with ethics vision and sensitivity supports Prescott College students as they become the leaders the world needs now and in the decades to come Critical Thinking Prescott College tucked into a corner of the central Arizona town whose name it bears is an evolving experiment in rejecting hierarchical thinking for collaboration and teamwork as the cornerstone of learning The College puts students at the center in everything it does and is Optional grades Narrative Evaluations No barriers Limited bureaucracy No summa or magna or best in show ribbons Just a peripatetic community of lively intellects and fearless explorers whose connecting threads are a passion for social justice and the environment and a keen sense of adventure In 1963 the Ford Foundation challenged the country s most innovative educators to come together and design an ideal college for the future that would prepare students for contributing in an ever changing and ever faster moving world Prescott College is the result Since its opening in 1966 more than 9 000 students have enjoyed the College s highly individual philosophy of higher education that mandates and incorporates experiential learning into every course This is higher education without the competition without striving for someone else s definition of success without dividing talent into that arbitrary alphabet of A through F Unplugged from such conventional practices as the departmentalization of knowledge confining learning to the classroom and textbooks rather than real experience and thinking of college as preparation for life rather than life itself An organic process moving almost seamlessly between teachers and students focused on questions and problems that matter deeply to both Prescott students learn critical thinking and research and how to apply them to real life problems and their own passions by living them and testing them out in real time Diversity and Inclusion Prescott College is a pluralistic community where respect for differences and dialogue are key aspects of true experiential education At Prescott College diversity in race

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  • Plan a Visit
    Staff Resources for Prospective Students Current Students Alumni Parents Family Faculty Staff Community Featured Directory Calendar Email My Academic Services My Prescott My Classroom Moodle Library Admissions Financial Aid Virtual Tour Give to Prescott College Sustainability Employment Opportunities Prospective Students Current Students Alumni Parents Family Faculty Staff Community 877 350 2100 Prescott College Explore History Values Vision Plan a Visit At a Glance Campus Field Stations Student Life Athletics Veterans Research Ethics IRB Employer of National Service Office of the President Academics Undergraduate Degrees Graduate Degrees Faculty Mentor Guides The Prescott Difference Academic Calendar Course Schedules Non Degree Academic Resources Community Campus Resources Exchange Opportunities Orientation Colloquium Apply Application Forms for All Programs Resident Undergraduate Degrees Resident Master of Arts Program Limited Residency Undergraduate Programs Limited Residency Master of Arts Program Limited Residency Master of Science in Counseling Limited Residency Master of Education Limited Residency Ph D Program Education Teacher Preparation Financial Aid Costs and How to Pay Apply Online True Cost Calculator Instant Decision Day Connect Faculty Mentor Guides Highlights Directory Departments Offices Experience News Events Publications Blogs Symposiums Give Ways to Give What to Give Annual Report Explore Endowments Planned Giving Donor Recognition Meet our Staff My Prescott Calendar Email Search Quicklinks Directory Calendar Email My Academic Services My Prescott My Classroom Moodle Library Admissions Financial Aid Virtual Tour Give to Prescott College Sustainability Employment Opportunities Plan a Visit Explore Home History Values Vision Plan a Visit Arts Culture Getting to Prescott College Prescott City Statistics Dining Lodging Preview Day Registration Things to do Visit the Prescott College Campus Walk Bike Drive At a Glance Campus Field Stations Student Life Athletics Veterans Research Ethics IRB Employer of National Service Office of the President Virtual Campus Tour Schedule a Visit Request Information Apply Now Prescott College Home Explore Plan a Visit Information about the Campus and Prescott Area Arts Culture For a town its size Prescott has a large number of cultural and artistic attractions In fact its art scene Learn more Dining Potential and current students and their families have many options for dining out while in Prescott Do not Learn more Getting to Prescott College Directions to Prescott College by car or plane Learn more Lodging If you need a place to stay while visiting Prescott College there are many hotels motels and inns located Learn more Prescott City Statistics Population Average Yearly Temperature Average Annual Rainfall Size of Prescott National Forest Learn more Preview Day Registration Prospective students and their families are invited to join us for a fun and informative day here on Prescott Learn more Things to do Plenty things to do in and around Prescott Prescott College is near the town s center with its Western look Learn more Visit the Prescott College Campus Prescott College invites community members academic counselors and prospective students and their Learn more Walk Bike Drive Prescott is a walking and biking mecca both for transportation and recreation Prescott is also within 90 Learn more My Academic Interests

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  • Arts & Culture
    Vision Plan a Visit Arts Culture Getting to Prescott College Prescott City Statistics Dining Lodging Preview Day Registration Things to do Visit the Prescott College Campus Walk Bike Drive At a Glance Campus Field Stations Student Life Athletics Veterans Research Ethics IRB Employer of National Service Office of the President Virtual Campus Tour Schedule a Visit Request Information Apply Now Prescott College Home Explore Plan a Visit For a town its size Prescott has a large number of cultural and artistic attractions In fact its art scene brings visitors from all over to browse the excellent galleries including Prescott College s Sam Hill Warehouse Visual Arts Center Art hangs in various non gallery spaces such as the The Raven Cafe and theatrical and other performances take place around town Larger entertainment venues including the Yavapai Community College Performance Hall and Tim s Toyota Center in Prescott Valley provide space for sports events and touring acts that draw big crowds The Arts Scene Several arts related organizations located downtown sponsor monthly art walks and gallery showings including the McCormick Arts District and the Mountain Artists Guild Gallery shows including Independent Study Shows and the Senior Arts Expo showcase excellent student projects And galleries ranging from funky to upscale feature a wide variety of artistic styles Throughout the year students can watch or participate in theater productions at the Prescott Center for the Arts Sharlot Hall Museum Blue Rose Theater Elks Opera House Yavapai College and the Granite Performing Arts Center on the Prescott College campus Film series sponsored by clubs or departments are generally free or inexpensive while Hollywood features screen at the Harkins theater just twenty minutes from campus Museums Prescott boasts several museums devoted to Western life and art Native American and Southwestern history including Prescott s own colorful past it s not just about Old West legends Doc Holliday and Wyatt Earp The most prominent of those museums resulted from the efforts of Prescott rancher writer and activist Sharlot Hall 1870 1943 who realized as a young woman that the artifacts of her pioneer ranching childhood were being scattered and lost She began to rescue them and her collection laid the foundations for the museum that bears her name Sharlot Hall Museum just a few blocks from Prescott College hosts a variety of events through the year The nearby Smoki Museum offers art and artifacts from the indigenous cultures of the Southwest The Phippen Museum on the northern edge of town features a range of Western and cowboy art Festivals The variety of entertaining and educational events within this town of 40 000 is astounding and well celebrated Flyers posted daily on campus bulletin boards and around town keep Prescott College students updated Tsunami on the Square the town s free all ages performing arts festival is a Prescott College favorite Between Peace Day Earth Day Prescott Territorial Days and the Prescott Frontier Days Festival everyone has plenty of opportunity to get a taste of Prescott s local

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  • Getting to Prescott College
    Arts Program Limited Residency Undergraduate Programs Limited Residency Master of Arts Program Limited Residency Master of Science in Counseling Limited Residency Master of Education Limited Residency Ph D Program Education Teacher Preparation Financial Aid Costs and How to Pay Apply Online True Cost Calculator Instant Decision Day Connect Faculty Mentor Guides Highlights Directory Departments Offices Experience News Events Publications Blogs Symposiums Give Ways to Give What to Give Annual Report Explore Endowments Planned Giving Donor Recognition Meet our Staff My Prescott Calendar Email Search Quicklinks Directory Calendar Email My Academic Services My Prescott My Classroom Moodle Library Admissions Financial Aid Virtual Tour Give to Prescott College Sustainability Employment Opportunities Getting to Prescott College Explore Home History Values Vision Plan a Visit Arts Culture Getting to Prescott College Prescott City Statistics Dining Lodging Preview Day Registration Things to do Visit the Prescott College Campus Walk Bike Drive At a Glance Campus Field Stations Student Life Athletics Veterans Research Ethics IRB Employer of National Service Office of the President Virtual Campus Tour Schedule a Visit Request Information Apply Now Prescott College Home Explore Plan a Visit By Plane Flying into Phoenix Phoenix s Sky Harbor Airport is the nearest large airport about 100 miles from Prescott Plan to make shuttle arrangements coinciding with airline arrival and departure Shuttle vans run several times daily between various locations in Prescott and Sky Harbor Airport see below Travel to and from the airport and Prescott is approximately 2 hours Phoenix Mesa Gateway Airport is a smaller airport in the Phoenix area which houses Allegiant Spirit and Frontier Airlines There are no direct shuttles between Prescott and this airport but students can take a shuttle between Sky Harbor and Gateway Phoenix Gateway Direct or 855 982 2555 The shuttle between airports takes about 45 minutes Flying into Love Field Prescott There is also a small airfield near Prescott Earnest A Love Field Great Lakes Airlines provides daily direct flights to and from Ontario CA ONT Farmington NM Durango CO and Denver CO Through a code share agreement with United Airlines many other US and international destinations are available Great Lakes Reservations at 800 554 5111 By Car From I 40 Flagstaff Take Interstate I 17 south towards Phoenix approximately 62 miles Take exit 278 onto AZ 169 toward Prescott go 3 miles Turn right on Cherry Rd AZ 169 go 15 miles Turn right on AZ 69 go 1 6 miles Continue to follow AZ 69 go 13 2 miles note Prescott Valley is a separate community from Prescott Take ramp onto Gurley St AZ 69 becomes Gurley St go 1 8 miles Continue west on Gurley Street past the courthouse square and Whiskey Row to Grove Ave Turn right on Grove Prescott College is located on the second and third blocks on the left The Welcome Center is at the corner of Western and Grove It is a concrete building From I 17 Phoenix Take Interstate I 17 north toward Flagstaff approximately 62 miles Take

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  • Prescott City Statistics
    to Give Annual Report Explore Endowments Planned Giving Legacy Society Donor Recognition Complete List of Donors Meet our Donors Meet our Staff Resources for Prospective Students Current Students Alumni Parents Family Faculty Staff Community Featured Directory Calendar Email My Academic Services My Prescott My Classroom Moodle Library Admissions Financial Aid Virtual Tour Give to Prescott College Sustainability Employment Opportunities Prospective Students Current Students Alumni Parents Family Faculty Staff Community 877 350 2100 Prescott College Explore History Values Vision Plan a Visit At a Glance Campus Field Stations Student Life Athletics Veterans Research Ethics IRB Employer of National Service Office of the President Academics Undergraduate Degrees Graduate Degrees Faculty Mentor Guides The Prescott Difference Academic Calendar Course Schedules Non Degree Academic Resources Community Campus Resources Exchange Opportunities Orientation Colloquium Apply Application Forms for All Programs Resident Undergraduate Degrees Resident Master of Arts Program Limited Residency Undergraduate Programs Limited Residency Master of Arts Program Limited Residency Master of Science in Counseling Limited Residency Master of Education Limited Residency Ph D Program Education Teacher Preparation Financial Aid Costs and How to Pay Apply Online True Cost Calculator Instant Decision Day Connect Faculty Mentor Guides Highlights Directory Departments Offices Experience News Events Publications Blogs Symposiums Give Ways to Give What to Give Annual Report Explore Endowments Planned Giving Donor Recognition Meet our Staff My Prescott Calendar Email Search Quicklinks Directory Calendar Email My Academic Services My Prescott My Classroom Moodle Library Admissions Financial Aid Virtual Tour Give to Prescott College Sustainability Employment Opportunities Prescott City Statistics Explore Home History Values Vision Plan a Visit Arts Culture Getting to Prescott College Prescott City Statistics Dining Lodging Preview Day Registration Things to do Visit the Prescott College Campus Walk Bike Drive At a Glance Campus Field Stations Student Life Athletics Veterans Research Ethics IRB Employer of National Service Office of the President Virtual Campus Tour Schedule a Visit Request Information Apply Now Prescott College Home Explore Plan a Visit Population 43 011 in the city of Prescott 103 260 in the Quad City area Residents 91 7 percent are white 6 4 percent are Latino Number of buildings on the National Register of Historic Places 809 Elevation 5 200 feet Temperature Average summer high 86 2 F Average summer low 54 2 F Average winter high 53 7 F Average winter low 25 5 F Average annual rainfall 19 2 inches Average winter snowfall 22 inches Average number of sunny days 185 Size of Prescott National Forest 1 25 million acres Number of biomes within 10 miles of the center of Prescott 6 Riparian desert grassland chaparral piñon pine juniper ponderosa forest mixed conifer aspen forest Number of lakes within 10 miles of Prescott 5 Watson Willow Goldwater Lynx and Granite Basin lakes Number of named creeks running through Prescott 9 the highest number of any town in the state Granite N Fork of Granite Willow Spence Miller Butte Banning Aspen Manzanita creeks My Academic Interests Please select your academic interests below to narrow your viewing

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  • Dining
    Connect Faculty Mentor Guides Highlights Directory Departments Offices Experience News Events Publications Blogs Symposiums Give Ways to Give What to Give Annual Report Explore Endowments Planned Giving Donor Recognition Meet our Staff My Prescott Calendar Email Search Quicklinks Directory Calendar Email My Academic Services My Prescott My Classroom Moodle Library Admissions Financial Aid Virtual Tour Give to Prescott College Sustainability Employment Opportunities Dining Explore Home History Values Vision Plan a Visit Arts Culture Getting to Prescott College Prescott City Statistics Dining Lodging Preview Day Registration Things to do Visit the Prescott College Campus Walk Bike Drive At a Glance Campus Field Stations Student Life Athletics Veterans Research Ethics IRB Employer of National Service Office of the President Virtual Campus Tour Schedule a Visit Request Information Apply Now Prescott College Home Explore Plan a Visit Prescott If you have worked up an appetite touring the campus unpacking at your new college apartment or visiting with your soon to be PC grad you re in luck because Prescott abounds with many great dining options Do not forget Prescott College s own Crossroads Café located on campus and specializing in local and organic ingredients Plus the Crossroads Cafe supports many hard working students Here is a courtesy list of local establishments The College does not endorse one over another All restaurants listed have vegetarian options More expensive option Expand All Minimize All Bill s Grill Bill s Grill Bill s Grill Lunch Dinner 333 S Montezuma St Bill s Pizza Bill s Pizza Bill s Pizza Lunch Dinner 107 S Cortez Street near Gurley St Cafe St Michael Cafe St Michael Café St Michael Breakfast Lunch Dinner 100 S Montezuma St Cuppers Coffee House Cuppers Coffee House Cuppers Coffee House coffee breakfast lunch 226 S Cortez St Opens at 7am M Sat 8am Sun Dinner Bell Cafe Dinner Bell Cafe Dinner Bell Café Breakfast Lunch 321 W Gurley St El Gato Azul El Gato Azul El Gato Azul Lunch Dinner Tapas 316 W Goodwin St near McCormick St Genovese s Ristorante Genovese s Ristorante Genovese s Restaurant Lunch Dinner 217 W Gurley St Golden Gate Chinese Golden Gate Chinese Golden Gate Chinese Lunch Dinner 620 E Gurley St Gurley St Grill Gurley St Grill Gurley St Grill Lunch Dinner 230 W Gurley St near Granite St Hugo s Cocina Hugo s Cocina Hugo s Cocina Lunch Dinner 216 N Montezuma Street near Sheldon Iron Springs Cafe Iron Springs Cafe Iron Springs Cafe Lunch Dinner 1501 W Iron Springs Rd Le Crepe Company Le Crepe Company Le Crepe Company Breakfast Lunch 108 W Gurley St Lone Spur Cafe Lone Spur Cafe Lone Spur Café Breakfast Lunch 106 W Gurley St Maya s Mexican Restaurant Maya s Mexican Restaurant Maya s Mexican Restaurant Lunch Dinner 512 S Montezuma St Murphy s Murphy s Murphy s Lunch Dinner 201 N Cortez St Pangaea Bakery Pangaea Bakery Pangaea Bakery coffee breakfast lunch 220 W Goodwin St Firehouse Plaza Opens at 7am M Sat closed Sun Park Plaza

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