• On this page you’ll find a checklist of required application materials for our Bachelor of Fine Arts program in Dramatic Arts, as well as specific instructions for students applying from international high schools or colleges, students whose native language is not English, transfer students, homeschooled students, and students seeking readmission. All required materials, including the Common Application and the Artist Portfolio, must be submitted by the dates below. 

    Application Deadlines 

    Fall
    Early Action Common Application and Artist Portfolio Deadline: November 1
    Regular Decision Common Application and Artist Portfolio Deadline: March 15
    Transfer Students Common Application and Artist Portfolio Deadline: March 1

    Spring
    Transfer Students Common Application and Artist Portfolio Deadline: November 1

    Invitations for auditions and/or interviews will follow receipt of a complete application and Artist Portfolio. Available dates and details can be viewed on our Audition Schedule page. 

    FAFSA (U.S. Citizens and Eligible Non-citizens)
    Fall Applicants: as soon as possible
    Spring Applicants: November 1

    While we strongly encourage all applicants to apply by or before these deadlines, we will accept applications and portfolios on a rolling basis after the deadline if space allows. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible if that deadline has passed. Please email us at performingarts@newschool.edu with any questions.

  • The Application Process

  • Additional Information for Specific Applicant Populations

    Some applicants are required to submit additional information. If you identify as an applicant from one of these populations please submit the required information below.

  • Take the Next Step

  • Admission Contact

    College of Performing Arts
    Office of Admission
    55 West 13th Street
    New York, NY 10011
    212.229.5150 or 800.292.3040
    performingarts@newschool.edu

  • Take The Next Step

Submit your application

Undergraduates

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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