• Success & Outcomes

    Commencement Stage
  • Prepare for your career as a contemporary artist. At the College of Performing Arts, you will learn to embrace collaboration, engage with social issues, and develop entrepreneurial skills that will be vital to your life after graduation. Ours is one of the few colleges that allow students to audition and perform throughout the city. This hands-on experience has helped launch some of the world’s greatest performers throughout our hundred-year history.

    See stories from our award-winning alumni and learn more about how we help you prepare for life as a 21st century artist. 

  • Nadine

    Nadine Sierra, Voice '10 Mannes School of Music, considers community to be an inspiration both at her time at Mannes and now at The Metropolitan Opera.

  • Eddie

    Eddie, BFA Jazz Performance '12 The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music, takes risks that both bolster his craft and repertoire.

  • Ben

    Ben, MFA Acting '10 The New School for Drama, believes that when artistic preparation collides with opportunity, it isn't just luck-it's a profession.
  • Take The Next Step

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Undergraduates

To apply to any of our undergraduate programs (except the Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students and Parsons Associate of Applied Science programs) complete and submit the Common App online.

Undergraduate Adult Learners

To apply to any of our Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students and Parsons Associate of Applied Science programs, complete and submit the New School Online Application.

Graduates

To apply to any of our Master's, Doctoral, Professional Studies Diploma, and Graduate Certificate programs, complete and submit the New School Online Application.

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