Accepted Students

Congratulations on your acceptance to The New School for Social Research. We are pleased to welcome you to our community of scholars and look forward to seeing you at upcoming events for accepted students.

Please complete the steps below:

  1. Reserve your place in the class/Pay your admission tuition deposit
    To accept our offer of admission and reserve your place in the class, visit and use the online system to pay the $500 tuition deposit by the date stated in your acceptance letter. First-time users: Look up your net ID for your user name and enter your date of birth as your password (MMDDYY format). Returning users: Use your current log-in. Whether you are a first-time or returning user, use the "Reset Your Password" link if your password does not work.

    If you have already submitted your deposit: Visit the New Student Website for on completing the enrollment process and on housing, registration, and orientation.

    If you have to pay by mail: If you are unable to use the online system to pay the $500 tuition deposit, you can pay by mail with a check or money order made out to The New School. Download the Admission Reply Form (PDF) and send it with your payment by the date given in your acceptance letter.

    Special circumstances regarding the tuition deposit: If you paid your deposit in a previous term or are part of a special program that exempts you from paying the deposit, just return the Intent to Enroll form that was included with your acceptance letter.

    If you decide not to attend: We understand that plans can change. If you decide not to accept our offer of admission, please submit this online form to cancel your application.

  2. Check your financial aid status
    In order to receive financial aid, U.S. citizens and eligible noncitizens must submit the Free Application for Financial Aid (FAFSA) at (the New School code is 002780). Carefully read all the comments on your Student Aid Report (SAR) and follow up as necessary. Information about applying for financial aid and financing options available for all students can be found on the Student Financial Services website. If you have been awarded a scholarship and/or are eligible for financial aid and have a completed application on file, you can check your status online at Log in using the instructions above.

  3. International Students: Begin the International Student Application Packet
    International students who need the I-20 or DS-2019 form to apply for a visa will receive a link to the online International Student Application Packet in their acceptance letters, or they can access the link via the Accepted Student tab in This Web page includes information about obtaining the I-20 or DS-2019, guidelines for providing financial documents, instructions and procedures for F-1 transfer students, and other important forms and information. For more information, visit the International Student Services website.

The New School for Social Research would like your transition to be as smooth as possible. If you have any questions or concerns, contact the Office of Admission: email, or call 212.229.5150 or 800.292.3040.

Visit The New School for Social Research
To arrange a visit or to speak with a department liaison about visiting, contact the Office of Admission.

Academic Advising
Contact your department by calling 212.229.5700 and using the extension numbers below.

Anthropology x3016
Economics x3049
Philosophy x3080
Politics x3086
Psychology x3109, x3108, x3107
Sociology x3129
Liberal Studies x3029
Historical Studies x4962

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