• About Hero


  • The New School’s Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students reflects the goal of lifelong higher learning articulated by the founders of The New School in 1919. In 1943, The New School began offering a bachelor's degree program for adults to address the educational needs of returning WWII veterans. Today, we continue to dedicate ourselves to that mission in a program that offers exceptional services and an innovative curriculum to nearly 1,000 adult students in New York City and online.

  • Administration and Leadership

    Program Dean, Director, and Chairs
    Kate Eichhorn, Dean
    Laura Cronk, Chair, Creative Writing
    Alexandra Delano, Co-chair, Global Studies
    Pani Farvid, Chair, Psychology
    Joseph Heathcott
    , Chair, Environmental Studies and Urban Studies
    Ricardo Montez, Chair, Liberal Arts
    Gustav Peebles, Co-chair, Global Studies
    Latha Poonamallee, Chair, Management, Leadership, and Entrepreneurship
    Kristin Reynolds
    , Chair, Food Studies
    Marcus Turner, Director of Undergraduate Programs, Media Studies

    Program Staff
    Yvonne Garrett, Executive Secretary
    Juana Kennedy, Director of Administration
    Joyinn Paulin, Director of Student Affairs

  • About the University

    Studying at the Adult Bachelor's Program means being part of a progressive, socially engaged, and close-knit community at The New School. Adult Bachelor's Program students have access to the resources of a renowned university that serves as a hub for groundbreaking ideas and the people that generate them.
    • Campus Information

      Campus Information

      Our campus in the heart of New York City's Greenwich Village allows you to study and live in one of the most vibrant and diverse cities in the world. Take advantage of the infinite opportunities to work alongside leading professionals, experience groundbreaking work, and absorb diverse cultural and educational opportunities.

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    • Mission and Vision

      Mission and Vision

      The New School's mission is to prepare students to understand, contribute to, and succeed in a rapidly changing society, thus making the world a better and more just place. As a university where design and social research drive approaches to studying issues of our time, we seek to provide students with the tools needed to grapple with complex problems facing society and to pursue more fluid and flexible career pathways.

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    • 100 Years New

      100 Years New

      A century ago, a few progressive scholars and thinkers founded what would become The New School. Discover some of the pioneers, movements, and events that collectively tell our story of creative and intellectual innovation. Explore the university's legacy and learn how 1919 was the start of something new.

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  • Take The Next Step

Submit your application


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.


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