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  • Are you ready to join one of the most adventurous, demanding, and intimate music programs in the world? Your creative journey starts here. Apply to the School of Jazz and Contemporary Music and become a masterful performer and musician, training under the mentorship of industry legends.

    We want to get to know you through your application, to hear your voice and explore your potential as an artist. 

    We recognize that the application process might seem challenging; selecting the right school is an important decision. Our college admission team is available to help you navigate this critical journey and make a choice that will affect your intellectual and creative potential in profound ways.

  • We are here to guide you through the application process. Find instructions about how to apply to Jazz for each area of study, including details about application requirements, important deadlines, and information about the audition process.

  • Undergraduate Open House

    Are you ready to develop the creative and critical thinking skills you'll need to make the future catch up to you? Join us for The New School's Undergraduate Open House on Sunday, October 7, 2018.

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  • We understand that pursuing higher education involves a major financial investment. You are about to embark on a creative and academic journey that will pay dividends for years to come. We're committed to working with you to make that journey possible.

  • Find answers to some of the commonly asked questions about applying to our school. Learn more about required admission materials, the audition process, or questions about our campus and programs.

  • Plan a visit to our campus in New York City's Greenwich Village, and see firsthand what it's like to live, study, and play in one of the greatest cities in the world. We host events throughout the year including campus tours, open house days, and auditions.

  • Have more questions about applying to the School of Jazz? Let us know - we are here to help. Reach out to our admissions team now.

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To apply to any of our Bachelor's programs (Except the Bachelor's Program for Adult Transfer Students) complete and submit the Common App online.

Graduates and Adult Learners

To apply to any of our Master's, Doctural, Professional Studies Diploma, Graduate Certificate, or Associate's programs, or to apply to the Bachelor's Program for Adult and Transfer Students, complete and submit the New School Online Application.