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  • Youth and Pre-College

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  • Develop a talent or advance your studies while experiencing life in a university setting. Parsons at Open Campus offers summer courses for students in grades 3 through 12 that allow them the same access to world-class Parsons faculty as undergraduate art and design students.

  • Summer Intensive Studies: New York

    Our 3 credit art and design program immerses rising juniors and seniors, as well as recent high school graduates, in a New York college environment. All studio courses are geared toward developing and enhancing college-application portfolios.

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    Summer Intensive Studies: Parsons Paris

    Parsons Paris is the ideal setting for heightening your awareness of global culture and creative careers. In this 3 week, 3 credit program, a close-knit community of learners experiences European design practice and history firsthand.

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    Pre-College Academy

    Designed for students in grades 3 through 12, Parsons' Pre-College Academy meets for two consecutive weeks in August. Classes are organized by grade level for elementary, middle, and high-school groups.

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  • Take the Next Step

  • Take The Next Step

Submit your application

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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