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Parsons School of Design at The New School
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  • 4 Year
  • NEW YORK, NY

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66 FIFTH AVE.
NEW YORK, NY 10011
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From Parsons School of Design at The New School

For more than a century, Parsons has been inspired by the transformative potential of design. Today, the school’s groundbreaking academic programs carry forward that mission, making Parsons the number one design school in the U.S. and among the top three globally. At the heart of a comprehensive university — The New School — Parsons draws on a range of academic fields to deliver a uniquely interdisciplinary education enriched by the resources of its home in New York City and branch campus in Paris. Here, the next generation of creative leaders engage in real-world learning and develop as critical thinkers and makers grappling with the pressing issues of our time.

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Admissions

Application Deadline
January 15
Acceptance Rate
63%
SAT Range
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ACT Range
21-26
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Academics

Professors
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Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
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81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 16 responses
42%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 19 responses
26%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 19 responses

Design History and Practice

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The BFA in Design History and Practice at Parsons provides you with an education in art and design that involves both studio arts and liberal arts. In this one-of-a-kind program, you learn about art and design through hands-on practice along with related historical and social research and writing.

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,301 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
446
Undergrads Over 25
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Pell Grant
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What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 14 responses
  • Artsy and fancy
    43%
  • Rich kids
    36%
  • Eclectic
    21%

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