Prescott College Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Prescott College regarding its recent data breach. The Prescott College data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to over 20,000 individuals.


Prescott College is a private educational institution offering bachelor, master, and doctoral degrees. Founded in 1966, Prescott College promotes experiential learning and self-direction within an interdisciplinary curriculum. Today, Prescott College continues to develop a number of student organizations such as the garden club, the music club, and the peer education and resource center. Additionally, Prescott College offers various areas of study, including adventure education, psychology and human development, religious studies, and more. Located in Prescott, Arizona, Prescott College is considered a small college, with a total undergraduate enrollment of around 400 students.


On March 9, 2023, Prescott College discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information in its systems may have been accessed and obtained. Through its investigation, Prescott College determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed and acquired this sensitive information between October 26 and October 29, 2022. On April 5, 2023, Prescott College began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Driver’s license number
  • Date of birth
  • Passport information
  • Financial account information
  • Medical and health insurance information
  • Username and password

If you received a breach notification letter from Prescott College:

We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or

If you were impacted by the Prescott College data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in any free credit monitoring services provided by Prescott College;
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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