Urban Studies Degree Requirements | Bachelor's Program

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Degree Requirements

  • All students who wish to complete an undergraduate degree in The New School's Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students must apply for the general Liberal Arts BA/BS program. Upon admission, you can declare your wish to major in Urban Studies when you meet with your faculty advisor. Contact the Office of Admission to learn more.

    While there is no minimum number of credits required to apply, applicants are typically not accepted directly out of high school. Accepted students who have not previously completed at least 30 liberal arts credits will be required to take their first 12 credits at The New School in general education courses.

  • The New School has been accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education since 1960. For more information, visit Accreditation and State Regulatory Authorizations. Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, 2nd Floor West, Philadelphia, PA 19104. 216.284.5000