• Study with scholars, creators, and thought leaders

    Imagine being mentored by the great minds you most respect. Imagine learning from New York City’s most renowned industry experts. Imagine participating in intensive seminars led by faculty on the forefront of research and scholarship.

    At The New School, you’ll be surrounded by teachers and mentors who are leading their fields. They bring real-world experience on the cutting edge of thought and creativity to the classroom, fostering a dynamic and demanding academic environment. Our professors encourage students to think broadly, historically, and critically.

    Our faculty create active partnerships with students. They will consult with you about your career path, invite you to join their own projects, or help you design your own. 

    Among our faculty we have Pulitzer Prize and Grammys winners, MacArthur Genius grant recipients and winners of the Guggenheim and Avery Fisher Prize. Their work wins coveted awards, gets published in leading journals, and impacts policy across the world.

    College Faculty

    All of our colleges have faculty that enrich the academic and creative experience for students: 

    Faculty Experts

    We have distinguished professors who can serve as a resource, provide quotes, and share expertise for journalists. Our faculty members work on a wide variety of topics, ranging from environmental policy, urban issues, politics, social security, retirement, and international affairs to design, culture, media, and the performing arts. 

    Visit this page to find New School faculty by topic, name, or academic title.

  • Take The Next Step

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To apply to any of our Bachelor's programs (Except the Bachelor's Program for Adult Transfer Students) complete and submit the Common App online.

Graduates and Adult Learners

To apply to any of our Master's, Doctural, Professional Studies Diploma, Graduate Certificate, or Associate's programs, or to apply to the Bachelor's Program for Adult and Transfer Students, complete and submit the New School Online Application.