• Transfer to The New School

  • The New School provides a nurturing, inspiring, and creative community and an opportunity to immerse yourself in all that New York City has to offer.

    If you’re looking to make a change and are seeking a progressive, rigorous, and collaborative undergraduate experience, The New School might be the right fit for you. No matter what area of study you’d like to pursue, you will learn creative problem solving that will change the way you approach real-world challenges.

    Below, you’ll find helpful information to guide you through the transfer process. Contact an admission counselor if you need any help finding the right program or have questions about transferring to The New School.

    Transferring to Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts

    Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science programs at Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts

    • You may transfer up to 60 credits.

    • Choose from innovative majors, including a self-designed liberal arts major and interdisciplinary programs in Environmental Studies (BA/BS), Global Studies (BA), and Urban Studies (BA).

    • Study full-time in the four-year curriculum; most classes are scheduled in the morning and afternoon.

    • Consider a BA/BFA pathway with Parsons School of Design or the School of Jazz.

    • Take advantage of our bachelor’s/master’s pathway.

    Learn more about transferring to Lang

    Transferring to Parsons School of Design

    Bachelor of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Business Administration programs at Parsons School of Design

    • Parsons admits first-, second-, and third-year transfers.
      Please note: The BFA programs in Fashion Design, Product Design, and Integrated Design do not accept third-year transfer students.

    • You may transfer up to 60 credits, depending on the program.

    • Study full-time in the four-year curriculum; most classes are scheduled in the morning and afternoon.

    • Consider a BA/BFA pathway with Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts.

    Learn more about transferring to Parsons

    Transferring to the College of Performing Arts

    Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Science programs at Mannes School of Music

    • Mannes admits first- and second-year transfers.

    • You may receive credit for liberal arts courses, which are generally transferrable; music courses taken elsewhere may be approved for transfer depending on the student’s placement tests, interview, and transcript evaluation.

    • Study full-time in the four-year curriculum; most classes are scheduled in the morning and afternoon.

    Learn more about transferring to Mannes


    Bachelor of Fine Arts program at the School of Jazz

    • Jazz admits first-, second-, and third-year transfers, including international transfers.

    • You may transfer up to 64 credits.

    • Consider a BA/BFA pathway with Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts.

    • Study full-time in the four-year curriculum; most classes are scheduled in the morning and afternoon

    Learn more about transferring to the School of Jazz


    Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dramatic Arts at the School of Drama

    • Drama admits first- and second-year transfers, including international transfers. Students should plan to be in residence for seven or eight semesters, based on the number of transfer credits accepted, to complete the degree with part-time study in the final year.

    • You may transfer up to 30 credits.

    • You may receive credit for liberal arts courses, which are generally transferrable; drama courses taken elsewhere may be approved for transfer depending on the student’s audition, transcript evaluation, and admission interview.

    • Study full-time in the four-year curriculum; most classes are scheduled in the morning and afternoon.

    Learn more about transferring to the School of Drama

    Not sure which program is right for you?

    The Office of Admission will help you find the program that suits you by reviewing your education, interests, and academic goals. You can reach our admission counselors by email at admission@newschool.edu or by phone at 800.292.3040.



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

    212.229.5150 or 800.292.3040

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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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