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  • Financial Literacy
  • Being financially literate means having the skills and knowledge you need to manage your financial well-being, credit, and debt effectively. Understanding and staying on top of your finances has a direct impact on your education and your professional life after earning your degree.

    Create a Budget

    The first step in funding your education is estimating your expenses and creating a budget. You may find it helpful to refer to the estimated Cost of Attendance published by The New School for each academic year, which includes estimated expenses for

    • Tuition and fees
    • Books and supplies
    • Housing
    • Transportation
    • Food
    • Personal items

    Try developing a simple budget worksheet listing your income and expenses, or use the CashCourse Budget Wizard, accessible with a free account on cashcourse.org.

  • 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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