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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
The total student enrollment at The New School is about 12,000, 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 Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||99%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||97%||$15,211|
|Receiving Student Loans||58%||$8,089|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo 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
New School University has an overall graduation rate which is close to 63%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||48%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||11%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||3%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Clinical Psychology (Ph.D.) Program
- * Accredited by the American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation (since 1981)
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
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Natural Resources and Conservation
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Public Administration and Social Services
Visual and Performing Arts
Other 4-Year Private Colleges
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- SUNY at Purchase College in Purchase, NY (26 miles away)
- Rutgers University - Camden in Camden, NJ (80 miles away)
- Cheyney University of Pennsylvania in Cheyney, PA (98 miles away)
- University of New Hampshire at Manchester in Manchester, NH (203 miles away)
- St Mary's College of Maryland in St. Mary's City, MD (219 miles away)
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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.