Contact the Admission Office to arrange a visit or to ask about the application process, courses, faculty, and extracurricular programs. You can also ask to speak with a current student enrolled in your area of interest.

Admission Deadlines:

Spring Term Applicants: October 15; applications received or completed after October 15 will be considered on a rolling basis.
Fall Term Full Fellowship Applicants: January 15; applications received or completed after January 15 will be considered for admission and partial tuition scholarships on a rolling basis
Fall Term Regular Applicants: August 1
Fall Term International Applicants: June 1


Division Liaison
Carolina Wheat, Senior Director of Graduate Admission,
Henry Watkin, Associate Director,

Admission Staff

Merida Escandon, Director, NSPE Graduate Programs
Courtney Malenius, Associate Director, Graduate Programs,
Anita M. Christian, Assistant Director, Graduate Programs,
Sharon Greenidge, Assistant Director, Graduate Programs,
Sarah VanHorn, Assistant Director, Graduate Programs,
Josh Kraemer, Admission Counselor, Graduate Programs,
Naomi Spencer, Office Manager,

Office Contact Information
The New School for Social Research
Office of Admission
79 Fifth Avenue, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10003
Telephone: 212.229.5150 or 800.292.3040
Fax: 212.627.2695

Office Hours:
Monday-Thursday 9:00 AM-6:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

If you would like to meet for individual admission advising please contact the Office of Graduate Admission to schedule an appointment at 212.229.5150 or

Walk-In Advising Hours:
Walk-in hours are not available in the fall semester. You are encouraged to make an individual appointment or attend one of our upcoming information sessions. Please call or email our office if you would like to schedule an appointment outside of these offerings or with a specific counselor.

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