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    Admission and Aid

  • We want to get to know you through your application, hear your voice, and explore your potential.¬†Whether you decide to apply to the Mannes School of Music, School of Drama, School of Jazz and Contemporary Music, or for an MA in Arts Management and Entrepreneurship, you will have the opportunity to explore courses across the colleges that make up our university, crossing disciplines and charting your own unique creative path as an artist.

    We recognize that the application process might seem challenging; selecting the right school is an important decision. Our college admission team is available to help you navigate this critical journey and make a choice that will affect your intellectual and creative potential in profound ways.

  • Mannes School of Music

    At Mannes, we have transformed traditional conservatory education by integrating our rigorous classical training with new music, improvisation, real-world experiences, and cross-disciplinary projects. Learn more about applying to Mannes.

  • School of Jazz and Contemporary Music

    Renowned across the globe as a center for progressive, inventive artists, the School of Jazz and Contemporary Music offers students an artist-as-mentor approach to learning. Pursue what makes you a unique contemporary musician. Learn more about applying to Jazz.

  • School of Drama

    At the School of Drama, we combine rigorous training with creative experimentation. Learn authenticity of expression and how to confront today's most pressing societal issues through the making of theater, film, and emerging media. Learn more about applying to Drama.

  • Arts Management and Entrepreneurship

    Cultivate the skills needed to excel as an independent artist. While mastering your craft, develop capabilities to reinvent existing cultural organizations or launch your own arts-related enterprises. Learn more about applying to our Masters in Arts Management and Entrepreneurship program.

  • 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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