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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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    Parsons Named Best Art and Design School in the Country


    The New School’s Parsons School of Design was just named the Best College for Art and Design in the United States, and number two in the world in the same category. Rankings highlight the world’s top universities in 36 individual subjects, based on academic reputation, employer reputation, and research impact.

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    Report: Looking for a New Career in Design?


    For the professional prepared to make the leap into design, Parsons offers Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degrees in Fashion Design, Fashion Marketing, Graphic Design, and Interior Design. The AAS degree programs are best suited for students with college experience who are clear about their interests in the field of design and prepared for rapid immersion in a professional course of study.

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