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The New School
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  • Graduate School
  • NEW YORK, NY

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66 WEST 12TH STREET
NEW YORK, NY 10011
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 graduate colleges include Parsons School of Design, the College of Performing Arts, The New School for Social Research, the Schools of Public Engagement, and Parsons Paris.

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Admissions

Application Deadline
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Deadline for International Students
Varies by program
Application Fee
$50

Graduate Schools

Masters and Doctoral Programs

Creative Writing MFA at The New School

The New School invites you to join a community of diverse writers, become part of New York City’s publishing world, and build a network of support on campus and beyond. Our prestigious MFA Creative Writing program is designed to help you develop your craft in workshops and literature seminars led by an internationally recognized faculty and renowned authors.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
3,108
Part-Time Grad Students
492
Research Assistants
237
Teaching Assistants
395
Racial Diversity
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    38.2%
  • White
    32.8%
  • Hispanic
    8.8%
  • African American
    7.9%
  • Unknown
    5.2%
  • Asian
    4.6%
  • Multiracial
    2.3%
  • Native American
    0.2%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.1%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 10 responses
  • Driven
    50%
  • Down-to-earth
    20%
  • Friendly
    10%
  • Intellectual
    10%
  • N/A
    10%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 9 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    22%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    11%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    56%
  • Heterodox thinking welcomed.
    11%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
80%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 10 responses
Poll
80%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 10 responses
Poll
70%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 10 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 10 responses
  • $100K+
    10%
  • $75K-$100K
    20%
  • $50K-$75K
    10%
  • $25K-$50K
    50%
  • <$25K
    10%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 10 responses
  • $150K+
    10%
  • $75K-$100K
    10%
  • Did not graduate yet
    80%
60%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 10 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
$64,994
Median Rent
$2,510
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$1,403,206
National
$229,800

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