• Success & Outcomes

  • Turn your luminous talent into a career. Receive rigorous classical training with new music, improvisation, real-world experiences, and cross-disciplinary projects to prepare you for life after graduation. Get real-world performance experience and develop the entrepreneurial skills that will prepare you for a career as a musician.

    See stories from our award-winning alumni, and learn more about how we help you prepare for life as a 21st century artist.

  • Draw inspiration from the legendary and innovative students whose music still lingers in our hallways, classrooms, and performance spaces. Meet some of the Notable New Schoolers from Mannes.

  • Mannes students learn to see their musical evolution through an entrepreneurial lens, in cutting-edge courses taught by superb musical artists.

  • Take The Next Step

Submit your application


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.