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  • Summer Programs

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  • Summer is the season for transformation — a time to travel to new places, make new friends, and learn something new. Parsons, a world leader in art and design education, offers online and on-campus summer programs for learners of all ages, from grades 3 through 12 to college students to working professionals. Join us to learn new skills, develop and strengthen your portfolio for college applications, or earn college credit. Adult students explore disciplines and professional paths, taking their creative careers to the next level. All of our summer learning takes place under the guidance of experienced mentors in the industry. Programs start in June, July and August. Please check back for current offerings.

  • In courses focused on fashion design, graphic design, fine arts, and more, you express your creativity, expand your talents, and prepare for college with expert faculty, project-based learning, and the resources of a top-ranked art and design institution.

  • Build your portfolio in New York, Paris, Florence, and other destinations with summer intensives at Parsons. In these world capitals of culture, you will make lasting connections with inspiring peers and world-class faculty through programs in animation, sewing, fashion merchandising, and more.

  • Take The Next Step

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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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