• Imagine what happens when the walls dissolve between the classroom and one of the most culturally rich cities in the world.

    Situated in the heart of Greenwich Village, the streets become your hallways. Your intellectual and creative journey takes flight in the place where some of the greatest musicians, artists, thinkers, and makers have honed their craft and ideas. Simply walking from class to class puts you in the heart of one of the most creative neighborhoods in the world.

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    Living in New York City grants you access to lectures, exhibitions, and performances by the world’s most celebrated artists and thinkers. Visit world-famous museums. See creative ground challenged in front of you. Find opportunities to learn among people who share your passions. Establish an expansive network of contacts for life.

    In a single year, students at The New School interned at more than 900 different organizations throughout New York City and performed at more than 150 events and venues across the city. Why? Because here, there’s always a person, organization, nonprofit, or group that shares your passions. Throughout the city, you will build a community centered around what you care about most. When you study at The New School, what you learn turns into what you do, and what you do turns into what you learn.

    When walls fall between classrooms and one of the most vibrant cities in the world you get an unparalleled experience that’s only available in New York City, and only available at The New School.

    "The School of Jazz gave me the option to study with whomever I wanted to in the city of New York. It literally granted me access to the city."

    — James Francies, BFA Jazz and Contemporary Music, The School of Jazz

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