• Registration, Tuition, and Fees

    Application Deadline: April 15, 2020

    This course is open to university graduate degree candidates and undergraduate seniors by permission of the School of Art and Design History and Theory. Please contact or call 212.849.8344. We recommend early action, as the class size is limited and the course may fill before the registration deadline. 

    Tuition and Fees: $6,225, including all gratuities, course materials, and local travel. Participants are responsible for their own accommodations, meals, and transportation to and from the course.

    Payment Methods

    Online Registration: Payment is by credit card only. Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express are accepted.

    Note: Credit and debit cards often have limits on how much can be charged. Your bank may deny approval for a credit card payment if the card is issued by a non-U.S. bank. To ensure a smooth registration process, please check with your bank before submitting your credit card information. Also make sure the expiration date of the card is more than two months after the date of your tuition payment.

    Paper Registration: Pay by credit card, U.S. domestic check, money order, or cash.

    Payment by credit card: Visa, Mastercard, Discover, or American Express are accepted. Include your credit card number and the expiration date on the Registration Form.
    Payment by personal check: Checks submitted for payment must be drawn on a United States bank with a United States bank routing number and account number MICR encoded on the check. Foreign checks are not accepted.
    Payment by money order: International money orders (such as American Express) in U.S. dollars are accepted.

    Do not send cash in the mail. Mail your completed registration form with your credit card information, personal check, or money order to

    Office of the Registrar
    The New School
    79 Fifth Avenue, 2nd floor
    New York, NY 10003

    Payment by cash can only be made in person.

    Please bring your completed registration form with your credit card, check, money order, or cash to

    Office of the Registrar
    The New School
    72 Fifth Avenue, 2nd floor
    New York, NY 10011

    Withdrawals and Refunds

    Students who registered online should withdraw using the online registration system. Students who registered by mail or in person must submit a withdrawal request in writing by email to In order to qualify for a refund of tuition, cancellation requests must be submitted by the deadlines indicated below.

    Prior to April 1: full refund of tuition
    Prior to May 1: refund of tuition less 25% penalty
    May 1 or later: no tuition refund

    Note: If a course is canceled by Parsons for any reason, a full refund of tuition and fees will be issued.

    If you have questions about the Decorative Arts Graduate Seminar, contact