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The New School
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  • 4 Year
  • NEW YORK, NY

Report Card

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

About

66 WEST 12TH ST
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
66%
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
$43,547 / 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
$20,330 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
80%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 41 responses
53%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 51 responses
53%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 51 responses

Majors

Photography at The New School

academic spotlight

Photography at Parsons School of Design at The New School is a research-based, studio-intensive program that prepares you to participate in the future of photography and visual communication. The curriculum explores the convergence of commercial, documentary, fashion, and artistic image making across diverse channels of distribution.

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
1
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    0%
  • On Campus
    100%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
9,137 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
0
Undergrads Over 25
19%
Pell Grant
17%
Varsity Athletes
No data available  
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 29 responses
  • Progressive
    31%
  • Eccentric
    17%
  • Independent
    17%
  • Pretentious.
    14%
  • Rich
    14%
  • gribber
    3%
  • Outgoing
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
78%
Poll
89%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 53 responses
Poll
84%
of students say no one pays attention to varsity sports. 56 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 30 responses
  • Progressive
    33%
  • Innovative
    30%
  • Pretentious
    13%
  • Independent
    10%
  • Fancy
    3%
  • Home away from home
    3%
  • Mismanaged
    3%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$44,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
70%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
87%
National
83%
52%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 21 responses

The New School Reviews

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