In 1943, The New School became a pioneer in veterans'
education when it launched a program to serve men and women returning from World War II. Since then The New School has continued to support our
servicemen and women by creating a progressive, open atmosphere in which
experience is valued as the substance of learning.
Located in New York City's Greenwich Village, The New School is a private, not-for-profit university, accredited by the New York
State Board of Regents and by the Middle States Association of Colleges and
The New School's Offices of Admission and Student Financial
Services are here to help in your transition to civilian life and higher
education, whether you are just starting out, transferring credits and
military experience to finish your bachelor's degree, or moving on to a graduate
degree. You can email an admission counselor at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 212.229.5150 or 800.292.3040.
Below are some of the benefit programs that can be applied
towards a degree at The New School. Once you are ready, check out the Utilizing Your Military Benefits page for step-by-step guidelines
in moving forward.
This law established a program at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to
provide benefits for veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts. The
program provides benefits based on a proportional
calculation of 36 months of duty for up to four academic years' worth of annual
assistance. As of the 2013-2014 academic year, the maximum total annual award
There are also provisions for a monthly housing allowance equal to the E-5 basic
allowance for housing with dependents (based on college ZIP code) and a yearly
stipend of $1,000 for books and equipment. For those enrolled solely in
distance/online learning, the housing allowance payable is equal to half the
national average BAH for an E-5 with dependents ($684.00 for the 2012-2013
For more information, visit the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs website.
The New School will participate in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs'
new GI program. By enrolling in the Yellow Ribbon GI Education Enhancement
Program and providing additional scholarships matched under the government
program, the university will be able to offer full tuition benefits to 20
qualifying veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts.
The Montgomery GI Bill program provides up to 36 months of education benefits
payable for 10 years following release from active duty. This benefit may be
used for degree and certificate programs. Remedial, deficiency, and refresher
courses may be subject to approval.
This program provides up to 36 months of education benefits to members of
the Selected Reserve, including the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast
Guard Reserves, and the Army and Air National Guard. This program does not
require a person to serve on active duty to qualify.
Office of Admission
72 Fifth Ave. (Map)
New York, NY 10011
Phone: 212.229.5150 or 800.292.3040