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  • The Product Design program has access to 10,000 square feet of shared classroom, office, and lab space. Each student is exposed to product fabrication while professional faculty and technical staff assist them in producing full-scale prototypes and presentation-scale models.

  • The dedicated Product Design studio spaces include:

    • A major wood shop facility with traditional woodworking machinery, vacuum press equipment (for plywood bending), and a variety of CNC controlled milling machines
    • A computer-controlled three-axis router/shaper table
    • A model shop with machining lathes and mills as well as traditional machinery for model-making with foams, plastics, and facilities for plastic vacuum forming, plastic casting, rubber mold making, painting, and finishing
    • One metal fabrication shop with machine tools such as MIG, TIG, ARC welding facilities, and CNC plasma cutting
    • A nonferrous metal shop used in manipulating precious metals
    • A 1,600-square-foot ceramic studio, which includes model making, mold making, and slip casting facilities, three oxidation kilns, and a glaze booth
    • Computer labs across campus which provide PC workstations, 11x17" scanning, and 11x17" color laser printing capabilities
    • A variety of 3D printers utilizing various materials with multiple levels of resolution

    In addition, product design students have access to a broad range of facilities including the SCE support facilities, located at 25 East 13th Street. Visit Parsons Making Center Resources to learn more about available facilities.

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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.

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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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