A variety of forms of financial assistance, including merit-based tuition scholarships, are available from the university to help students - including online and international students - to offset the cost of tuition and fees. The Office of Financial Aid can answer questions about applying for aid, calculating the overall cost of attendance, and billing
and payment options.
Additional Scholarships, Fellowships & Assistantships
Organization Of American States
The Organization of American States (OAS), in partnership with The New School, offers financial support for the MA TESOL program to qualified candidates from the Americas. Students who enter through the OAS program and receive an OAS scholarship or a
Rowe Fund loan will also receive a 30 percent tuition discount from the university. Interested applicants should apply through the Organization of American States website. If accepted by the OAS, applicants are automatically admitted to the MA TESOL program.
Mayor's Graduate Scholarship Program
The university offers competitive scholarships of up to 75 percent of tuition costs to qualified permanent New York City government employees who are entering part-time students in master's degree programs. The Mayor's Graduate Scholarship is awarded for the duration of a student's registration in the program as long as the student takes at least six credits each semester and makes satisfactory academic progress. Applications are available
from Mayor's Scholarship Program, Office of the Mayor, City Hall, New York, NY 10007. You must submit a letter of intent with your application in order to be eligible for the scholarship.
The Fulbright Program supports educational exchanges that strengthen understanding and communication between the United States and more than 140 countries. It is administered through the Institute for International Education (IIE). The fellowship is evaluated
and awarded on a case-by-case basis; decisions are also informed by IIE's evaluation. For more information on how to apply, visit the Fulbright Program website.
Students expecting reimbursement from their employer or a sponsoring organization can defer payment of tuition and fees upon presentation of a signed official authorization from their employer or sponsor on company letterhead and a deferment form available
on the Tuition, Fees and Billing website.
Military & Veteran Benefits
The New School has a long history of welcoming veterans to its various courses and degree programs, recognizing in
their unique life experience an exceptional potential only those who have served can claim. Contact Student Veteran Services for help with accessing your VA benefits.
Graduate Student Teaching Program
The New School provides graduate students with employment opportunities as Teaching Fellows and Teaching Assistants. Teaching Fellows are the instructors of record for their courses and bear full responsibility for the classes they teach. Teaching Assistants
work under the direction of a course instructor to help with a range of instructional responsibilities. View the Graduate Student Teaching Program page for information on how to apply.