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        College of Performing Arts
        Office of Admission
        72 Fifth Avenue
        New York, NY 10011
        212.229.5150 or 800.292.3040
        performingarts@newschool.edu

    • Below you’ll find a checklist of required application materials for the two cross-college master's programs at the College of Performing Arts; the Master of Arts in Arts Management and Entrepreneurship and the Master of Music: Performer-Composer.

      Application Deadlines

      Fall Priority Deadline: January 15; rolling admission after this date

      Spring Priority Deadline (for MM Performer-Composer applicants): October 15; rolling admission after this date

      FAFSA (U.S. Citizens and Eligible Non-Citizens)
      Fall Applicants: February 1

      While we strongly encourage all applicants to submit their applications by or before these deadlines, we will accept applications on a rolling basis after the deadline if space allows. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible if that deadline has passed. Please email us at performingarts@newschool.edu with any questions.

      Prior Degree Completion

      Graduate degree applicants must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited U.S. college or university or the equivalent degree from a foreign college or university. Applicants in the process of completing the bachelor's degree may apply for admission. Admission to the program requires completion of the bachelor's degree.

      Applicant Profiles

      Arts Management and Entrepreneurship MA
      This is one of the first graduate programs tailor-made for active performing artists and is designed to help them develop the skills they need to become recognized artistic leaders — onstage and beyond.

      MM Performer-Composer
      This program is for musicians whose passion lies at the intersection of composition, performance, and improvisation. We are looking for creators of original work with a strong artistic vision who are eager to transcend creative boundaries.

      The Application Process

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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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