The New School Continuing Education

Get Started on Your College Degree Today

Thinking about returning to college? At The New School, you can test the waters before you apply. The credits you earn in continuing education will count toward your New School bachelor's degree.

Take the First Step
Take one or more of the great continuing education classes we offer throughout the year. There's no application process. Just find a course you like and register for general credit.

Once you experience our courses and are convinced that our Bachelor's Program is a good match for you, you can apply for admission.

The New School Advantage
You're busy. We get it. Our flexible program is designed to fit the lives—and meet the goals—of working adults, returning and transfer students. We offer

How It Works
A student takes continuing education courses at The New School as a "general credit" student and receives passing grades. If the student later enters an undergraduate degree program at The New School for Public Engagement, they can apply those credits towards their degree requirements.

Note: Credits earned at The New School are usually transferrable to other colleges as well, but a student applying to another school would have to seek confirmation from that institution for any particular course or courses.

Questions: If you have questions about these options, please contact the Office of Undergraduate Admission at or 212.229.5150.

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