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    Applications for the fall 2015 and spring 2015 semesters will be available starting September 2, 2014.

    Welcome to the School of Jazz at The New School. We offer a variety of campus visit programs so that you can see for yourself what life at the School of Jazz is like. 

    The New School offers a four-year Bachelor of Fine Arts in Jazz and Contemporary Music program. We also offer a five-year dual-degree BA/BFA program in association with Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts. Please pay special attention to the application instructions and audition requirements throughout the application process.  

    To contact the Office of Admission, call 212.229.5150 or 800.292.3040 or email

    Fall 2015 Admission (all dates in 2015)

    Application deadline: January 1

    Audition Recording Deadline: February 27
    Live Auditions: February and March
    Supporting Credentials Deadline: February 1
    Decision and Merit Scholarship Notifications: April 1
    Deadline to Accept/Deposit Deadline: May 1

    Late Application and Supporting Credentials Deadline: April 1
    Late Audition Recording Deadline: April 15
    Late Auditions: April 
    Late Audition Decision Notification: May 15

    Financial Aid
    FAFSA deadline: March 1

    Spring 2015 Admission (all dates in 2014)

    Application Deadline: October 1; applications received after October 1 will be reviewed on a rolling basis

    Supporting Credentials Deadline: November 1
    Audition Recording Deadline: November 1
    Live Auditions: November 6, 7, and 8
    Decision and Merit Scholarship Notifications: December 5
    Deadline to Accept/Deposit Deadline: 23

    Financial Aid

    FAFSA deadline: November 1