Recent Updates: The New School has released its academic plan for 2020-21 and a phased reopening plan for its New York campus. Please check the Parsons Paris website for information about our Paris campus. Learn more.

  • Pre-College Academy

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  • Parsons Academy offers courses in a variety of art and design disciplines for students in grades 3 through 12, and a certificate program for students in grades 9 through 12. Classes range from animation and fashion to 3D design and architecture and meet on Saturday mornings during the school year and for two weeks in August. For Fall 2020, all classes are run online in a synchronous mode, taught by professionals in the industry.

    • Course Dates September 26 – December 12, 2020
    • Registration Deadline September 25, 2020
    • Location Online
    • Grades 3–5, 6–8, 9–12
    • Schedule Saturdays, 10:00 a.m.–12:50 p.m.
    • Tuition and Fees $483 + $40

  • Parsons Academy classes are conducted in three groups, divided by traditional school grade level. Students should select the appropriate course by using their grade levels as a guide. We offer summer intensives in addition to a variety of fall and spring courses. For Fall 2020, all classes are run online.

    Fall 2020 Course Descriptions

  • Pre-College Academy Certificate Program

    The non-credit Parsons Academy Certificate Program supports students in grades 9 through 12 as they create a college admissions portfolio. Our world-class faculty help students employ basic skills and original thinking in a collaborative environment.

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    Parsons Scholars Program

    Parsons Scholars is a college preparatory program that makes Parsons available to talented students who might not otherwise have such an opportunity. The program offers multi-year scholarships to students attending New York City public high schools.

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  • Contact Us

    Open Campus
    66 West 12th Street
    New York, NY 10011
    Tel: 212.229.5620
    academy@newschool.edu

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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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