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The New School

The New School

66 W 12th St New York, NY USA 10011

The New School was founded in 1919 in Greenwich Village in New York City.

The New School offers 126 degree and diploma programs. 53% of all students are enrolled in the Parsons School of Design. 14% of students are enrolled in the Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts, 11% are enrolled in the School of Public Engagement, 10% are enrolled in the College of Performing Arts, 7% are enrolled in The New School for Social Research, 3% are enrolled in Parsons Paris, and 2% of students are enrolled in BA/BFA programs.

Uniquely, the school allows those enrolled in graduate programs to pursue a graduate minor outside of their field.

Students at the New School have an average GPA of 3.53, an average SAT score of 1,270, and an average ACT score of 28. The acceptance rate is 69%.

There are scholarships, stipends, fellowships, and grants available to students. All students are automatically considered for grants and scholarships which are merit-based. In 2017, 85% of all students received some form of financial aid. The tuition for all students is $52,494.

Students at the New School represent ten countries including China, India, Taiwan, Brazil, and South Korea. 30% of the student body are international students. It has been named the most international university by the U.S. News & World Report. Further, 76.6% of students are of minority backgrounds and 76% are women.

At the New School, internships are considered an important part of the experience. New York provides a plethora of professional opportunities for students. Each year, students intern at more than 1,000 organizations. Additionally, there are many study abroad opportunities for students who wish to have an international experience.

All students are also encouraged to join a student organization on campus or to start their own. Organizations range from art organizations to religious organizations and advocacy groups.

91% of all classes at the New School have fewer than 20 students, providing an intimate classroom experience. There are 6,836 undergraduate students and 3,138 graduate students.

The school waives application fees for veterans, those returning from the Peace Corps, Teach for America, or similar service, are Parsons Scholars, Fulbright applicants, and a few other notable positions.

In 2019, 1,219 employers hired graduates from the New School. More than 45 graduates from the university have been named in Forbes under 40. The graduation rate at the New School is 71%.

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