The doctoral program in Public and Urban Policy seeks applicants with academic and/or professional qualifications that prepare them for advanced research and practice in public policy analysis with an urban orientation. Applicants must have or be in the process of completing a master's degree in management, economics, or another related field.
January 15 for the next fall semester. Plan ahead to meet the strict application deadline. It takes time for
supporting documents such as official transcripts and reference letters
to reach The New School. Your application will not be reviewed until all
the required documents have been received by the Office of Admission. Applications received after the deadline may be rolled over for the following academic year at the discretion of the Milano School. There is no spring semester admission.
All applicants (except readmit and visiting) are
required to use the online application. The application fee and most
supporting documents can be submitted online with the application form.
The online application form includes detailed instructions. For your
convenience, you can also download the application instructions (PDF). Please read the instructions carefully before you fill out the
application. Note: Former students seeking readmission and prospective visiting students must contact the Office of
Admission for instructions before proceeding.
A complete PhD program application includes:
Any supporting documents not submitted online can be mailed to the Office of Admission accompanied by a Materials Cover Sheet.
See special requirements for English language proficiency and transcript evaluation.
See current tuition and estimated cost of attendance information for the PhD in Public and Urban Policy. Speak to an admission counselor if you are concerned
about costs. The New School will work with you to help you finance your
graduate program. Admitted students can apply for a two-year scholarship that includes a
partial tuition remission and/or a modest living stipend as long a
student remains in good academic standing. Public and Urban Policy scholarships are based on merit. All accepted students are automatically considered for
other New School merit-based scholarships, fellowships, and assistantships. We
strongly recommend that all students applying to a doctoral program seek
Veterans and active members of the U.S. armed forces may be eligible for financial assistance under various programs of the U.S. Veteran's Administration.
All U.S. citizens and permanent residents who file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) are considered for loans and grants
based on need. The New School's federal school code is 002780. You do
not have to wait for an admission decision to file the FAFSA. We recommend that you file not later than March 1 in the year for which you are applying.
Successful applicants receive a letter of acceptance, which
includes detailed information and instructions about financial aid,
housing, registration, student visas (for nonresidents of the United
States), and other matters.
A decision to admit is always contingent
upon an applicant's successful completion of any current studies and
receipt of a final transcript by the admission committee. Accepted
students must arrange have their official final transcripts sent before
they begin classes.
All documents submitted
as part of the application for admission become the property of The New
School and cannot be returned to you or transmitted to a third
Students who wish to apply to more than one graduate degree
program at The New School should call the office of admission for
instructions: 212.229.5150 or toll free at 800.292.3040.
72 5th Ave., 3rd Floor (Map)
New York, NY email@example.com
Phone: 212.229.5150 or 800.862.5039
Professor David Howell72 Fifth Ave., Room 601 (Map)
New York, NY 10011MilanoPhD@newschool.edu
Phone: 212.229.5400 x1503
Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management (MS)
International Affairs (MA/MS)
Nonprofit Management (MS)
Organizational Change Management (MS)
Urban Policy Analysis and Management (MS)
Public and Urban Policy (PhD)
Leadership and Change (Post-Master's Certificate)
Organizational Development (Post-Master's Certificate)
Sustainability Strategies (Post-Master's Certificate)