Recent Updates: The New School has released its academic plan for 2020-21 and a phased reopening plan for its New York campus. Please check the Parsons Paris website for information about our Paris campus. Learn more.


  • This is a defining moment for The New School. Our community is being called to reimagine the future. As the only university where a renowned design school comes together with premier colleges, we are making learning more relevant and transformational. There’s never been a better time to work together toward a more just, more beautiful, better-designed world.

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  • Academics

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    Only a changemaking university like The New School can create a bold new vision of education. Our multidisciplinary approach enables students here to experience the transformative potential of learning. Whether you are online or on campus, you’ll create and collaborate on new solutions and gain the critical  knowledge and skills needed in these unprecedented times.

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    Community is not a geography, it is a sensibility. At our university, intellectual passion, questioning convention, and a singular dedication to making positive change bring together students, faculty, and staff on campus and beyond to boldly rewrite the future. No matter where you are in the world, now is the time to be a part of something big.

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  • Success and Outcomes

    The benefits of a New School education are life-changing. Our graduates discover innovative ways to realize their potential and their academic, professional, and creative aspirations. See why education at this one-of-a-kind university is so valuable for life after graduation.

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To apply to any of our undergraduate programs (except the Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students and Parsons Associate of Applied Science programs) complete and submit the Common App online.

Undergraduate Adult Learners

To apply to any of our Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students and Parsons Associate of Applied Science programs, complete and submit the New School Online Application.

Graduates

To apply to any of our Master's, Doctoral, Professional Studies Diploma, and Graduate Certificate programs, complete and submit the New School Online Application.

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