College Deliberately: The New School

The New School is a medium-sized, private not-for-profit, four-year institution that emphasizes culture, research and career located in the city of New York, NY. It is known for Fashion/Apparel Design, Fine and Studio Arts Management and Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.

The New School

place 66 West 12th Street, New York, NY 10011-8871
phone Phone: (212) 229-5600
web Web: https://www.newschool.edu/
  • The New School is also known as:
    The New School, New School University; Parsons The New School for Design; New School for Social Research; Eugene Lang College; Mannes College; The New School for Drama; The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music; The New School for Public Engagement


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Institution Accreditation Agency Status First Accredited Next Review
The New School Middle States Commission on Higher Education Accredited 1960-07-01 2013-12-31
The complete list of accredited programs and locations for The New School is available for members.
Accreditors certify that the institution upholds high academic standards, and acts with integrity towards its students. Most institutions are reviewed on a 10-year cycle, with follow-up reviews at the 5-year mark.
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Student Centeredness

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The extent to which the institution’s website emphasizes students, as opposed to research, athletics or other pursuits, compared with peer institutions.

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Students with disabilities:
5% of students registered with learning or other disabilty.
‘Disability’ can include blindness or visual impairment that cannot be corrected by wearing glasses; hearing impairment (e.g., deaf or hard of hearing); orthopedic or mobility impairment; speech or language impairment; learning, mental, emotional, or psychiatric condition (e.g., serious learning disability, depression, ADD, or ADHD); or other health impairment or problem.

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Tuition for The New School is in the 97.7 percentile of all colleges and universities, which we classify as extraordinarily expensive.
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