The New School: Ranking & Review

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New York Rank United States Rank World Rank
6 179 520
Top 4%

The New School Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate62%60%62%
Enrolled undergraduates1,5993891,210
Enrolled total (including graduate students)10,3892,9587,431

1,089 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

304 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $50. Application fee for graduates - $50.

Secondary school GPARecommended
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesRequired
Admission test scoresConsidered but not required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores409
Percent of students submitting SAT scores26%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores278
Percent of students submitting ACT scores17%
ACT Composite
ACT English
ACT Math

The New School Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $69,475 $69,475
Off-campus $65,375 $65,375
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $18,600 and other expenses per full academic year.

The New School provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 1,960 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $46,251 $46,251
Fees for full-time undergraduates $1,100 $1,100
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $1,398 $1,398
Tuition for Full-time graduates $44,247 $44,247
Fees for full-time graduates $360 $360
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $1,795 $1,795

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Visual and Performing Arts 246 991 419 1,656
Social Sciences 37 184 25 246
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 126 75 201
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 72 107 179
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 107 38 145
English Language and Literature & Letters 49 83 132
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 100 11 111
Psychology 33 54 10 97
Architecture and Related Services 29 41 70
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 25 34 59
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 49 2 51
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1 22 10 33
Education 20 20
History 6 3 9
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 1 8 9
Natural Resources and Conservation 5 5
Health Professions and Related Programs
Grand Total3541,4821,140473,023

A total of 1,836 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at The New School.

At the master's and doctor's level 1,187 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

Graduation rate67%59%70%
  • Full-time retention rate - 81%
  • Part-time retention rate - 80%

General info

Alternative namesThe New School for Public Engagement
New School for Social Research
The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music
Parsons The New School for Design
Eugene Lang College
New School University
Mannes College
The New School for Drama
MottoTo the Living Spirit
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsorange, red, yellow, gray
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff2,051
Instructional FTE1,035
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address66 West 12th Street
New York, New York, 10011-8871
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population5,000,000+
Fax+1 (212) 229 5330

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