• The application deadlines for graduate programs vary. Before you begin your application, make sure to note these important deadlines.

    We’re here to support you through the application process. If you have questions, please reach out to an admission counselor.

    Colleges

    College of Performing Arts

    • Spring Admission: November 1
    • Fall Admission: January 15

    School of Drama

    • Fall Admission: January 10

    Mannes School of Music

    • Spring Admission: November 1
    • Fall Admission: December 1

    The New School for Social Research

    • Spring Admission (MA and certificate applicants only): October 15
    • Fall Full Fellowship Applicants: January 5

    Applications received or completed after that date will be considered for admission and partial tuition scholarships on a rolling basis.

    • Fall Priority Admission: May 5
    • Fall Admission: August 1
    • Fall Admission (international applicants): June 1

    Parsons School of Design

    • Fall Admission: January 1
    • Summer Admission: January 1*

    Applications received after January 1 are reviewed on a rolling basis pending space availability in the programs. Spring term admission is not available.

    *Summer admission is only available for MFA Photography and Global Executive Strategic Design and Management programs.

    Parsons Paris

    • Fall Admission: January 1

    Applications received after January 1 are reviewed on a rolling basis pending space availability in the programs. Spring term admission is not available.

    Schools of Public Engagement: Graduate Programs

    Creative Writing

    • Fall Admission: January 15

    Applications submitted after this date will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

    International Affairs

    • Spring Admission: October 15
    • Fall Priority Deadline: January 15
    • Fall Admission: May 5 

    Applications received after the deadlines are evaluated case-by-case on a rolling basis.

    Media Studies

    Media Management

    Documentary Studies

    • Spring Admission: October 15
    • Fall Priority Deadline: February 5
    • Fall Admission: May 5 

    Applications received after the deadlines are evaluated case-by-case on a rolling basis.

    Note: Documentary Studies is fall admission only.

    Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management

    Nonprofit Management

    Organizational Change Management

    Urban Policy Analysis and Management

    Leadership and Change

    Organization Development

    Sustainability Strategies

    • Spring Admission: October 15
    • Fall Priority Deadline: February 5
    • Fall Admission: May 5 

    Applications received after the deadlines are evaluated case-by-case on a rolling basis.

    Public and Urban Policy (PhD)

    • Fall Admission: January 15

    MA TESOL
    (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)

    • Spring Admission: October 15
    • Summer Priority Deadline: January 15
    • Summer Final Deadline: April 15
    • Fall Priority Deadline: January 15
    • Fall Extended Deadline: April 15
    • Fall Final Deadline: July 15

    Applications received after the deadlines are evaluated case-by-case on a rolling basis.

  • Contact Us

    Office of Admission
    72 Fifth Avenue
    New York, NY 10011
    admission@newschool.edu

    212.229.5150 or 800.292.3040

  • Take The Next Step

Submit your application

Undergraduates

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.

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