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    Academics

  • Graduate and undergraduate programs at the Schools of Public Engagement represent a diverse range of disciplines with professional relevance and real-world impact. Aspiring organizational leaders, social entrepreneurs, policy makers, creative writers, media makers, English language educators, and more can find their academic home in our schools and programs.

    Our uniquely flexible degree options enable you to combine multiple subject areas and plan a personalized course of study with full-time, part-time, and online enrollment options that work best for your schedule. Funding opportunities are available for all degree programs.

    The Schools of Public Engagement provide students with access to courses outside of their program through formalized pathways such as undergraduate minors and graduate minors, as well as course offerings in languages.

  • Graduate Programs

  • The New School offers a unique undergraduate degree program for adults and transfer students seeking an alternative to the traditional four-year college experience. Design your own academic path or choose one of our majors. Study full-time or part-time, on campus or online. Up to 84 credits can be transferred to the program, including credits awarded for relevant life experience.
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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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