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Welcome Green Mountain College Students 

We are saddened to hear of the announced closure of Green Mountain College after 185 years. As members of the EcoLeague and the Consortium for Innovative Environments in Learning, Green Mountain College and Prescott College share a similar mission to change the world through an experiential, student-centered, and liberal arts focus to address today's challenges. Our Bachelor's, Master's and PhD programs can be earned on campus, or online. Green Mountain students can request a copy of their transcript using this link.


Connect with Your Admissions Team

Kacey Miller Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions 928.350.2111 

Dave White Director of Admissions 928.350.2108 

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Our Mission & Values

Prescott College was founded in 1966 in the stunningly beautiful pine and chaparral country of central Arizona with a centralizing goal for creating a pioneering experiment in higher education designed to graduate society’s leaders for the twenty-first century who would be needed to solve the world’s growing environmental and social problems. It is the mission of Prescott College to educate students of diverse ages and backgrounds to understand, thrive in, and enhance our world community and environment. 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.  

Reasons to Choose Prescott College

Guaranteed Admissions All currently enrolled students in good standing and newly admitted students to Green Mountain College will automatically be accepted.

Transfer Credit Guarantee Your credits will automatically be transferred to your Prescott College degree.

We'll Match Your Tuition Retain your existing tuition to support the completion of your current program.  

Renowned Faculty Learn from the leading experts in your selected field. Our dynamic faculty are known for being the best in their area of expertise. 

Small Class Sizes Receive personalized instruction and hands-on support.

Self-Directed Programs You'll have the ability to work one-on-one with your faculty advisor to create your own degree. 

Streamlined Transition Every Step of The Way Study On Campus or Online 

We've put together a guide that matches your existing degree program at Green Mountain College with the applicable degree pathway at Prescott College. We offer both on campus and distance/online degree programs. Additionally, our Admissions team can help you build your own degree program, so it's tailored to your individual interests and goals. 


Immersive Experiences

Prescott College attracts "Changemakers" — student poised to make a difference in the world. 

  • Our students learn through experiential classes led by faculty who engage, guide, and mentor
  • We offer flexible on campus and distance/online degree pathways with self-designed and professional track options.
  • We are rooted in a concern for the environment and in creating a close community of learners.

The American Southwest and the wider world are our classrooms

At Prescott College, you will have ample opportunities to explore Arizona and the Southwest, in areas like the Grand Canyon, Joshua Tree, and the Sierra Nevadas. Or, you can let your passions take you further afield. Our world-renowned centers, The Dopoi Center in Kenya and our Marine Conservation Center in Kino Bay, Mexico, are just two opportunities for world exploration at Prescott College. 

Faculty Profiles

Forrest Schwartz

Dr. Forrest Schwartz Chairperson: Adventure Education; Faculty Adventure Education Learn More

Dr. Centáe Richards Chairperson: Education Department; Faculty: Education Department Program Director for Professional Preparation Programs Learn More.

Dr. Sebastienne Grant

Dr. Sebastienne Grant Faculty Psychology & Human Development Learn More.

Top Adventure Town In Arizona

Our campus is located in the mountain town of Prescott, Arizona, nestled between the ponderosa forests and grasslands at the confluence of the Granite Creek watershed. The mile-high city is ranked a Top Adventure Town by National Geographic Adventure magazine, and one of the Top 7 Trail Towns according to Trail Runner magazine. 

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Our Admissions Counselors will be there for you every step of the way. We want to help make your transition as easy as possible. The Prescott College registrar's office will be maintaining Green Mountain College transcripts as a condition of our teach out agreement. To request a copy of your transcripts please click here

Contact Admissions 928.350.2100 or 877-350-2100