• Welcome to The New School

    Choosing a college is one of the most important decisions you'll ever make. How do you find the right place to connect, expand your mind, build your skill set, and prepare for the future? The New School is designed to challenge and support students and prepare them to be world changers. A progressive university in NYC, we house five acclaimed schools and colleges — a distinctive mix of programs you won't find anywhere else.

    Whether you want to study design, the social sciences, liberal arts, management and policy, or the performing arts, the New School admissions team can connect you with the information you need, making it easier to choose a college. Find your place in a school that focuses on creative, socially responsible interdisciplinary learning and engagement.

    Explore the different programs available in all the colleges of The New School to see where you fit. Not sure exactly what to study? At The New School, we're breaking down the borders between disciplines, allowing students to learn and work together to create a new, more inclusive future. Browse our undergraduate, graduate, and online program offerings to determine which school is right for you.

    Get connected — if you're a prospective student, we want to hear from you and help you get what you need to learn more about The New School. We invite you to explore our website and learn about our faculty and courses, take a virtual tour or come visit, begin your application process, or request more information.

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    Leading the Way for the Creative Economy

    A home for innovation since it was founded in 1919, The New School engages students through applied learning that connects the classroom to New York City and the world beyond. No other university offers our distinctive mix of programs—design, social sciences, liberal arts, management and policy, and the performing arts—with a focus on finding creative, socially responsible, interdisciplinary solutions to contemporary problems.

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