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  • New Students

    You can apply to the BA/BFA dual-degree program with your initial application for admission to The New School. All applicants are required to apply online using the Common Application. In the field that asks "What school are you applying to?" you will be able to choose either "Lang and Jazz, BA/BFA" or "Lang and Parsons, BA/BFA".

    View application deadlines detailed how-to-apply instructions for each dual-degree option:

    Current Students

    The information below is for current Parsons, Lang, and Jazz undergraduate students who are considering the BA/BFA Dual Degree program.

    Eligibility

    • Students must have completed one semester at Parsons, Lang, or Jazz.
    • Students must be enrolled at the time of submitting the online application.
    • Students must be in good academic standing.

    Application Deadline

    Apply by March 1 in the second semester of your first year to start the BA/BFA program in the fall of your sophomore year.

    Application Materials

    All applicants are required to submit:

    Additional application materials for your additional degree are outlined in the selections below.

    Degree Completion Timeline

    • Students adding a BA/BFA should plan to spend a total of five years (including the year already completed at The New School) in this degree program.
    • Students considering the BA/BFA later in their degree program year should consult with an advisor before applying. Advisors may require more than the estimated five years to complete both degrees.
    • Those who started at The New School as transfer students will need to speak with their advisors about how prior credits can be applied to the BA/BFA program upon admission.
    • Students should consult with the Office of Financial Aid to confirm any changes in financial aid packages before confirming an offer.

    Parsons or Jazz BFA Students Adding a Lang BA

    No additional materials are required for current Parsons or Jazz BFA students adding a Lang BA degree.

  • Lang BA Adding a BFA at Parsons

    Current Lang BA students adding a Parsons BFA degree must submit the following:

  • Lang BA adding a BFA at the School of Jazz

    Current Lang BA students adding a Jazz BFA degree must submit the following:

  • 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 undergraduate programs (except the Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students and Parsons Associate of Applied Science programs) complete and submit the Common App online.

Undergraduate Adult Learners

To apply to any of our Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students and Parsons Associate of Applied Science programs, complete and submit the New School Online Application.

Graduates

To apply to any of our Master's, Doctoral, Professional Studies Diploma, and Graduate Certificate programs, complete and submit the New School Online Application.

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