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  • Below you will find a checklist of required application materials, as well as specific instructions for each program. All required materials should be submitted before the posted deadlines.

    Our Office of Admission has created helpful videos to help you prepare the various elements of your application file.

    Application Deadlines

    Fall
    Priority Deadline: January 15
    Second Deadline: May 5
    International Applicant Deadline: June 15
    Non-degree and Readmit Deadline: August 1
    Final Deadline for U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents: August 1

    Spring

    New applicants, non-degree students, and readmits:

    Priority Deadline: October 15
    Final Deadline: December 1

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

    The Graduate Certificate in Documentary Media Studies only offers fall admission.

    To be most competitive for admission and merit scholarship consideration, please apply before the deadline. We will continue to review applications submitted after the deadline pending space availability in the program. The Admission Committee will make a decision on your application only after all the required materials have been received. Please email us at nsadmissions@newschool.edu to ask if we are still reviewing applications.

    Prior Degree Completion

    Graduate degree applicants must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited American college or university or the equivalent degree from a foreign college or university. Applicants who will have completed their bachelor’s degree by the enrollment may be considered for admission.

    Applicant Profiles

    MA in Media Studies
    The Master of Arts in Media Studies program welcomes applications from individuals whose education and experience demonstrates motivation and creativity. Recent college graduates, people working in related fields, and career changers are all welcome. GRE or GMAT test scores are not required.

    MS in Media Management or Graduate Certificate in Media Management
    The Master of Science in Media Management or Graduate Certificate in Media Management programs combines media-oriented business education with research and critical analysis of media practices. We welcome applications from motivated individuals whose previous education and other accomplishments show potential for leadership and creative problem solving. Applicants with business or production experience in a related field are preferred, but all applicants with strong academic records will be considered.  GRE or GMAT test scores are not required.

    Certificate in Documentary Media Studies
    The Certificate Program in Documentary Media Studies welcomes applicants whose education and experience demonstrates motivation and creativity, including recent college graduates, people working in related fields, and career changers.  GRE or GMAT test scores are not required.

  • The Application Process

  • Additional Information and Instructions

    The Office of Admission is here to help you navigate the application process. Email Karl Ramos, Senior Associate Director of Admission, at ramosk@newschool.edu if you have any questions.

  • Tips From Our Team

    Our admissions team has created this collection of short how-to videos to help guide you through the process of preparing a successful graduate degree application.

  • Contact Us

    Admission Contact
    Karl Ramos
    79 Fifth Avenue, 5th Floor
    New York, NY 10003
    ramosk@newschool.edu
    212.229.5150 x2330

    Program Contact
    School of Media Studies
    79 Fifth Avenue, 16th Floor
    New York, NY 10003
    media@newschool.edu
    Phone: 212.229.8903

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  • 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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