• On this page you’ll find a checklist of required application materials for our Master of Music and Professional Studies Diploma programs, as well as specific instructions for each program. All required materials should be submitted before the posted deadlines.

    Application Deadlines


    Fall

    • Graduate Application Deadline: December 1
    • Prescreen Recordings or Portfolio Deadline (Composition, Piano, Conducting, and Voice applicants only): December 1
    • Audition Recordings or Portfolio Deadline (if not auditioning live): February 1

    Live audition invitations will follow receipt of a complete application.


    Spring

    • Graduate Application Deadline: October 1
    • Prescreen Recordings or Portfolio Deadline (Composition, Piano, Conducting and Voice applicants only): October 15
    • Final Audition Recordings Deadline (live auditions are not available for spring entry): November 1

    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 recorded auditions/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.

    Prior Degree Completion

    Graduate degree applicants must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited U.S. college or university or the equivalent degree from a foreign college or university. Applicants in the process of completing the bachelor's degree may apply for admission. Admission to the program requires completion of the bachelor's degree.

  • 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.

  • Contact Us

    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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