Latest Update: As the strike continues, read the most current guidance for students and faculty and learn more about the contract negotiations. December 01, 2022.

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        College of Performing Arts
        Office of Admission
        55 West 13th Street
        New York, NY 10011
        212.229.5150 or 800.292.3040
        [email protected]

    • Portfolio Conferences are the performance or presentation portion of our admission process, offered by invitation to applicants who pass the first round of application reviews.

      Applicants must apply by our December 1 priority deadline to be considered for a Portfolio Conference. If space is available, applicants who apply after December 1 may be considered for a conference on a rolling basis.

      Application requirements and Portfolio Conference preparation information appear on our How to Apply page.

      New York Conferences

      Location: The New School's College of Performing Arts, 55 West 13th Street, New York City
      Dates: January 19–22

      Chicago Conferences

      Location: The Palmer House Hilton, 17 East Monroe Street, Chicago
      Dates: January 28–31

      Virtual Conferences

      Dates: January 19–22 and January 28–31
      Please email us at [email protected] if you'd like to schedule a virtual conference.

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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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