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  • How to Apply

    Ready to apply for admission to The New School? Use the links below to access the online application for the program that is right for you or to check your application status.

    2016 Undergraduate Application

    Parsons School of Design Undergraduate Programs

    The 2016 Common Application for Parsons BBA, BFA, and BA/BFA programs is closed, but there is still some space for transfer students in select programs. Please feel free to contact the Office of Admission at thinkparsons@newschool.edu to inquire about space availability. The 2017 application will be available in August.

    Parsons School of Design Associate in Applied Science Programs

    Parsons AAS program applicants should use the New School Application to apply.

    Parsons Paris Undergraduate Programs

    The 2016 application for Parsons Paris undergraduate programs is closed. The 2017 application will be available in August. Please feel free to contact the Office of Admission with any questions or concerns about applying to these programs.

    Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts Undergraduate Programs

    The 2016 Common Application for Lang undergraduate programs is closed, but there is still some space for transfer students in select programs. Please feel free to contact the Office of Admission at lang@newschool.edu to inquire about space availability. The 2017 application will be available in August.

    Mannes School of Music Undergraduate Programs

    The 2016 Common Application for Mannes undergraduate programs is closed, but there is still some space for transfer students in select programs. Please feel free to contact the Office of Admission at mannesadmissions@newschool.edu to inquire about space availability. The 2017 application will be available in August.

    School of Jazz Undergraduate Programs

    The 2016 Common Application for Jazz undergraduate programs is closed, but there is still some space for transfer students in select programs. Please feel free to contact the Office of Admission at jazzadm@newschool.edu to inquire about space availability. The 2017 application will be available in August.

    School of Drama Undergraduate Programs

    The 2016 application for Drama undergraduate programs is closed. The 2017 application will be available in August. Please feel free to contact the Office of Admission with any questions or concerns about applying to these programs.

    Bachelor’s Program for Adults and Transfer Students Programs

    Bachelor’s Program for Adults and Transfer Students applicants should use the New School Application to apply.

    2016 Graduate Application

    Parsons School of Design Graduate Programs

    Parsons MArch, MFA, MA, MS, and Graduate Certificate program applicants should use the New School Application to apply. The 2016 application is closed for the following programs:

    • Business of Design Graduate Certificate
    • MS Data Visualization
    • MFA Design and Technology
    • MFA Fashion Design and Society
    • MA Fashion Studies
    • MFA Industrial Design
    • MFA Fine Arts
    • MFA Photography
    • MS Strategic Design and Management

    Parsons Paris Graduate Programs

    Parsons Paris MFA, MA, and MS program applicants should use the New School Application to apply. The 2016 application is closed for the Global Executive MS Strategic Design and Management program.

    Mannes School of Music Graduate Programs

    Mannes MM and PDPL program applicants should use the New School Application to apply.

    School of Drama Graduate Programs

    School of Drama MFA program applicants should use the New School Application to apply.

    New School for Social Research Graduate Programs

    New School for Social Research master’s and certificate program applicants should use the New School Application to apply. The application for the PhD program is closed for 2016.

    Schools of Public Engagement Graduate Programs

    Applicants to the Schools of Public Engagement graduate programs should use the New School Application to apply. Programs include:

    • Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy master's, PhD, and certificate programs
    • School of Media Studies master's and certificate programs
    • MFA in Creative Writing
    • MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

    Additional Information

    Application Status

    Log in to the Admission Hub to check the status of your application.

    Readmission

    If you are applying for readmission, please complete the Application for Readmission form and follow the submission instructions.

    Internal Transfer Eligibility

    For information about internal transfer eligibility, please email admission@newschool.edu before completing the Internal Transfer Application.

    Application Fee Waivers

    The New School waives application fees for those who meet the eligibility guidelines listed below. If you believe you meet at least one of the requirements, or might qualify because of personal financial circumstances, please contact the Office of Admission by email at enroll@newschool.edu or phone at 212.229.5150. If additional documentation is required, it will be requested at that time. Below are the eligibility guidelines for application fee waivers: