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The New School
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  • 4 Year
  • NEW YORK, NY

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

The New School is planning for a robust in‑person student experience both inside and outside the classroom for Spring 2022 and beyond. With safety protocols remaining in place and our commitment to caring for our community, on-campus teaching and learning will continue, and, as conditions allow, we will continue to explore expanding access to select pedagogical activities. Learn More

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A+
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade unavailable
  6. Party Scene
    grade A
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade A+
  9. Dorms
    grade C minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B+
  11. Student Life
    grade A minus
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

About

66 WEST 12TH STREET
NEW YORK, NY 10011
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From The New School

Discover a new kind of university in New York City, one where scholars, artists, and designers come together to challenge convention and create positive change. Our university takes full advantage of its location in one of the most vibrant and diverse cities in the world. Our undergraduate colleges include Parsons School of Design, Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts, the College of Performing Arts, the Schools of Public Engagement, and Parsons Paris.

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The New School Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
January 15
Acceptance Rate
69%
SAT Range
1150-1380
ACT Range
25-30
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Recommended
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$50,908 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$21,243 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
84%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 37 responses
52%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 44 responses
50%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 44 responses

Majors

The Arts at The New School

The Arts major at The New School's Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts enables you to study visual and performing arts in a liberal arts context. Connect academic inquiry and research to creative practice and use the arts as a powerful tool for self-discovery and advocacy. Choose one of two concentrations: Visual Studies or Arts in Context.

Online

Online Programs Offered
2
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
1
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    2%
  • On Campus
    0%
  • Online
    98%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
5,658 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
741
Undergrads Over 25
66500%
Pell Grant
18%
Varsity Athletes
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Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 22 responses
  • Progressive
    36%
  • Eccentric
    18%
  • Pretentious.
    18%
  • Rich
    18%
  • Independent
    9%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
78%
Poll
89%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 46 responses
Poll
90%
of students say no one pays attention to varsity sports. 49 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 23 responses
  • Innovative
    35%
  • Progressive
    30%
  • Pretentious
    17%
  • Independent
    13%
  • Fancy
    4%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$44,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
69%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
87%
National
83%
50%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 20 responses

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