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The New School Continuing Education

Continuing Education

The New School was a pioneer of lifelong learning when it was founded in 1919. It continues to offer college courses for personal and career development open to any adult. The founding division of the university, now called The New School for Public Engagement (NSPE), offers adult learners a variety of opportunities for intellectual inquiry, creative exploration, and professional growth. Our dedicated faculty of scholars and professionals teaches courses in Social Sciences, Humanities, Media Studies and Film, Writing, Foreign Languages, English Language Studies, Visual and Performing Arts, Management and Entrepreneurship, and Food Studies.

The NSPE continuing education program offers students a variety of options:


Contact the Office of Student Affairs
66 West 12th Street, Room 401
New York, NY 10011

The New School also offers continuing education courses through Parsons The New School for Design in art, design, and architecture, and by Mannes College The New School for Music in performance, theory, and composition.



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