• How to Apply: Undergraduate Programs

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  • On this page you’ll find a checklist of required application materials for our BFA and BBA programs, 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 to The New School.

    Application Deadlines

    All listed deadlines, with the exception of Early Action, are our priority deadlines. We will continue to accept applications after these deadlines if space is still available in our programs, but we recommend applying as early as possible.

    Early Action applications submitted or completed after the deadline will be rolled over for Regular Decision consideration in the spring. The Admission Committee will make a decision on your application only after all the required materials have been received.

    Fall

    First-Year Early Action: closed
    First-Year Regular Decision: March 15
    Visiting Students: March 15; visual portfolio due by March 24
    Transfer Students: March 1

    Spring

    All Applicants: October 15

    FAFSA (U.S. Citizens and Eligible Non-citizens)

    Fall Applicants: as soon as possible
    Spring Applicants: November 1

    Spring term admission is offered for Parsons undergraduate programs, but transfer applicants are encouraged to connect with an admission counselor to determine if spring entry will be permitted for their major. Please email thinkparsons@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.

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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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