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Parsons School of Design
  • Graduate School
  • NEW YORK, NY

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

Over the last year, the COVID-19 pandemic has compelled The New School to reimagine our educational experience and led us to deliver academic instruction online. Now that vaccines have been approved and distribution has begun, we have reopened our New York City campus in fall 2021 and returned to predominantly in-person teaching and learning in undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Learn More

About

School Within
The New School
Address
66 FIFTH AVENUE
NEW YORK, NY 10011
Telephone
(212) 229-8900
From Parsons School of Design

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 2
Deadline for International Students
No data available  
Admissions Website
Application Fee
$50

Scholarship

Masters and Doctoral Programs

Textiles at Parsons

Explore and create textiles — from locally crafted materials to 3D knitted matter to hand-embellished fabrics — and pioneering textile-based industries and theory. Prepare for the growing array of creative and professional opportunities related to textiles in fashion design, product design, interior design, textiles research, set design, fine arts, architecture, and hybrid fields.

Applying

Acceptance Rate
No data available  
Total Graduate Students
No data available  
GRE
No data available  
GMAT
No data available  
LSAT
No data available  
MCAT
No data available  
TOEFL
Required
IELTS
Required
Interview Required
No
Personal Statement Required
Yes
Academic Transcripts Required
Yes
Application Fee Waivers Available
Yes
Letters of Recommendation Required
2

Academics

Part-time Classes Available
Yes
Weekend Classes Available
Yes
Evening Classes Available
Yes
Poll
80%
of students took their classes full time. 5 responses
60%
of students completed the program in the time they expected. 5 responses
20%
of students agree the program difficulty was manageable. 5 responses
40%
of students agree that the online courses were positive experiences. 5 responses

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Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 5 responses
  • Driven
    60%
  • I am a prospective student.
    40%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 3 responses
  • Prepared me for the real world
    67%
  • I am a prospective student.
    33%

Professors

Poll
60%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 5 responses
Poll
60%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 5 responses
Poll
60%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 5 responses

Tuition & Financial Aid

In-State Tuition
No data available  
Out-of-State Tuition
$53,044 / year
Students Receiving Financial Aid
No data available  
Average Total Aid Awarded
No data available  
Work Study Program Available
Yes
Teaching/Research Fellowship Available
No

Campus Resources

International Students Office
Yes
Disability Services
Yes
Veterans Services
Yes
Childcare Services
No
40%
of students agree they had access to good mental health resources. 5 responses
0%
of students agree the program offered accessible childcare. 5 responses
60%
of students agree they felt supported as an international student. 5 responses
40%
of students agree they felt supported as a veteran. 5 responses

Outcomes

Average Salary After Graduation
No data available  
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
No data available  
Poll
60%
of students are confident they will graduate. 5 responses
Poll
20%
of students are confident they will find a job after graduation. 5 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 5 responses
  • $75K-$100K
    20%
  • $50K-$75K
    60%
  • $25K-$50K
    20%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 5 responses
  • $150K+
    20%
  • Did not graduate yet
    80%
60%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 5 responses

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade A+
Median Household Income
$162,058
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$2,598
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$1,464,428
National
$217,500

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