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The New School
  • Graduate School
  • 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 starting in fall 2021 and beyond. With safety protocols remaining in place, we anticipate returning to on-campus teaching and learning, reopening all residence halls, resuming dining services, and expanding access to other campus spaces and facilities. Learn More

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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 colleges include Parsons School of Design, Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts, the College of Performing Arts, The New School for Social Research, the Schools of Public Engagement, and Parsons Paris.

Since our founding in 1919, The New School has redrawn and redefined the boundaries of intellectual and creative thought as a preeminent academic center. Our rigorous, multidimensional approach to education dissolves walls between disciplines and helps nurture progressive minds. At our university, students have the academic freedom to shape their unique, individual paths for a complex and rapidly changing world. "

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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

Public & Urban Policy at The New School

The Public and Urban Policy MS program prepares you to change the world. Engage with policymakers through real-world client work, applying a multidisciplinary approach and social justice lens to solve timely and complex policy problems. Develop the skills needed to evaluate critical public policy issues in real-time, design creative solutions, and collaborate with a diverse set of stakeholders.

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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 6 responses
  • Driven
    67%
  • Down-to-earth
    17%
  • Friendly
    17%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 5 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    40%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    60%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
83%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 6 responses
Poll
83%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 6 responses
Poll
83%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 6 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 6 responses
  • $100K+
    17%
  • $75K-$100K
    17%
  • $50K-$75K
    17%
  • $25K-$50K
    50%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 6 responses
  • $150K+
    17%
  • Did not graduate yet
    83%
50%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 6 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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