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  • The School of Drama is in the process of rolling out our Spring/Fall 2021 application and Audition Requirements. The requirements listed below are not complete.

    For the most up-to-date information, please email: performingarts@newschool.edu

    Below you’ll find a checklist of required application materials for our BFA Dramatic Arts program, as well as specific instructions for students applying from international high schools or colleges, students whose native language is not English, transfer students, homeschooled students, and students seeking readmission to The New School.

    Application Deadlines

    Fall
    First-Year Early Action: November 1
    First-Year Regular Decision: January 15

    Spring
    Transfers: October 15

    FAFSA (U.S. Citizens and Eligible Non-Citizens)
    Fall Applicants: February 1
    Spring Applicants: November 1

    All deadlines listed above are our priority deadlines, with the exception of the Early Action deadline. Applications received after these deadlines will be reviewed if space is still available in our program. Please email us at performingarts@newschool.edu to ask if we are still reviewing applications.

  • The Application Process

  • Additional Information for Specific Applicant Populations

    Some applicants are required to submit additional information. If you identify as an applicant from one of these populations please submit the required information below.

  • Take the Next Step

  • Admission Contact

    College of Performing Arts

    Welcome Center | Office of Admission
    72 Fifth Avenue
    New York, NY 10011
    212.229.5150 or 800.292.3040
    performingarts@newschool.edu

  • 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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