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  • How to Apply: Undergraduate Programs

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  • Below you’ll find a checklist of required application materials for our BFA and BBA programs, as well as specific instructions for students applying from international high schools or colleges, students whose native language is not English, transfer students, homeschooled students, and students seeking readmission to The New School.

    Application Deadlines

    Fall
    First-Year Early Action: November 1
    First-Year Regular Decision: January 15
    Non-Degree and Visiting Students: March 15
    Transfers: March 1

    Spring
    All applicants: October 15

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

    All deadlines listed above are our priority deadlines, with the exception of the Early Action deadline. Applications received after these deadlines will be reviewed if space is still available in our program. Please email us at thinkparsons@newschool.edu to ask if we are still reviewing applications.

  • The Application Process

  • Additional Information for Specific Applicant Populations

    Some applicants are required to submit additional information. If you identify as an applicant from one of these populations please submit the required information below.

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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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