The New School

Also known as New School University

66 West 12th Street, New York, NY

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The New School is a nonprofit private school that has a large number of majors available for students to choose from. The school is located in New York, New York, in a predominantly urban area. Approximately 11,000 students are enrolled per year at The New School.

Students can select from a few areas of study, including but not limited to:

  • Liberal Arts And Sciences
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Visual And Performing Arts
  • Communications And Journalism

To be considered for admissions, you may be asked to complete an application, provide letters of recommendations, and submit high school records and test scores, which are then evaluated by admissions officials. Either the ACT or SAT exam must be taken in order to apply to The New School. Scores between 22 to 27 on the ACT or 1510 to 1875 on the SAT are needed to increase the chance of acceptance. 69% of applicants are admitted to this school, of which 32 percent choose to enroll. More information regarding admissions can be found here.

The cost of tuition is approximately $42,000 per year. Tuition prices may change for any number of reasons, and as such students should visit the school's price of attendance calculator to identify their costs. Housing is available for students, which costs approximately $13,000 for the year. This school may help with costs by offering financial aid for students who qualify in the form of scholarships, grants, and loans.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may give an overview of the applicants New School University accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at The New School is about 10,000, with undergraduate students making up about 67% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are between $43,000-$52,000 for both state residents and nonresidents
  • Per unit charges are around $1,400 for part time students

Financial Aid Details

The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid96%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships95%$17,299
Receiving Student Loans42%$7,604

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, The New School may offer student services like:

  • Online classes
  • Night and weekend classes available
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Assistance to find work

Graduation Rates

New School University has an overall graduation rate which is close to 63%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years48%
Graduating in 5 Years11%
Graduating in 6 Years3%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Clinical Psychology (Ph.D.) Program
    • * Accredited by the American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation (since 1981)

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)


Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism


English Language and Literature

Family and Consumer Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions


Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Natural Resources and Conservation

Philosophy and Religious Studies


Public Administration and Social Services

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact The New School for official up-to-date information.

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