Up to 84 credits may be transferred for courses completed at
another college or university. Of those, no more than 60
may be for lower-level coursework. To be accepted for transfer, the credits
must have been earned in courses consistent with the mission of The New School and for which grades of C or better were awarded. The New School accepts credit from
regionally accredited institutions. Coursework from
non-regionally-accredited institutions will be evaluated on a case-by-case
basis; students may be asked to provide course syllabi, portfolios, and other
Official transcripts must be provided from every college or
university attended at the time of application. For students who have
attended a college or university outside of the United States, an official
credential evaluation must be completed. Our recommended provider is World
Education Services, but any NACES member organization may be used. Please be sure to request a
Our admission counselors are available to assess your prior
credits and give a preliminary transfer credit evaluation. Please call
212.229.5150 or 800.292.3040 to schedule a meeting with an admission counselor.
The New School has formal agreements with a number of institutions to facilitate the transfer process:
Depending on the program, MA/MS students may be able to transfer up to 9 graduate credits from outside institutions.
Transfer credits must fit the following criteria:
Students wishing to transfer credit must submit a Transfer Credit form along with a copy of their official transcript showing the grades for the proposed courses to department for approval. Please review the current New School for Public Engagement catalog for program policy on transfer credit.
Grades transferred from outside institutions will not be factored into your GPA.
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