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    Admission & Aid

  • We want to get to know you through your application, hear your voice, and explore your potential.¬†Whether you decide to apply to Mannes School of Music, the School of Drama, the School of Jazz and Contemporary Music or the MA in Arts Management and Entrepreneurship program, you will have the opportunity to explore courses in 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 may 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 enable you to reach your intellectual and creative potential.

  • 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 how to express yourself authentically and 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. Learn how to reinvent existing cultural organizations or launch your own arts-related enterprise while mastering your craft. Learn more about applying to the MA 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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