The New School for Social Research

  • The New School for Social Research (NSSR) is a graduate institution in the heart of New York City. It generates progressive scholarship and provides historically grounded education in the social sciences and philosophy. With more than 75 full-time faculty members, its nine departments and interdisciplinary committees offer master’s and doctoral degrees to 800 graduate students from 70 countries. The New School’s diverse community, urban setting, and cross-disciplinary centers at the intersection of social theory, policy, and design foster a distinctive graduate community. NSSR, part of The New School, is home to world-renowned scholars, practitioners, and innovators who open minds and doors to civically engaged inquiry. We invite you to learn more about opportunities to pursue social research to engage with and improve the world.

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