The New School is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE, 1007 North Orange Street, 4th Floor, MB #16, Wilmington, DE 19801). MSCHE is an institutional accreditor and federally recognized
body. The New School has been accredited by MSCHE since 1960. All degree programs at the New York City campus of The New School are registered by the New York State Department of Education (NYSED, 89 Washington Avenue, Albany, New York 12234; 518.474.1551).
Both NYSED and MSCHE provide assurance to students, parents, and all stakeholders that The New School meets clear quality standards for educational and financial performance.
Parsons Paris is a registered branch campus of The New School and is accredited by MSCHE. In addition, Parsons Paris
has the authorization of the French Ministry of Education to operate in France. Diplomas for all degree programs at Parsons Paris are issued by The New School under the authorization of the New York State Board of Regents.
The appropriate professional educational agency or board accredits professional curricula at The New School. Accrediting agencies of individual programs are listed below.
- The BBA in Strategic Design and Management is registered as a Bachelor of Business Administration through the New York State Education Department (NYSED) and is listed
as a Bachelor of Business Administration in Strategic Design and Management by The New School.
- The master's program in Architecture has been accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board since 1994.
- The doctoral Clinical Psychology program has been accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association since 1981.
- The master's program in public and urban policy has been accredited by the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration, formerly the National
Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration, since 1988.