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  • Parsons Academy

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  • Parsons Academy offers courses in a variety of art and design disciplines for students in grades 3 through 12 and a certificate program for students in grades 9 through 12. Courses are taught by industry professionals and range in subject from fine arts to design disciplines such as fashion, graphic design, interior design, and illustration. Classes meet on Saturday mornings during the school year and for two weeks in August. In spring 2021, all classes run online in a synchronous mode.

     

    • Course Dates August 2-13, 2021
    • Registration Deadline July 28, 2021
    • Location Online
    • Grades 3–5, 6–8, 9–12
    • Schedule Saturdays, 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. ET (selected courses offered at 1:00–4:00 p.m. ET)
    • Tuition and Fees $550 + fees

  • Parsons Academy classes are conducted in three groups, divided by traditional school grade level. Students should select the appropriate course by using their grade levels as a guide. In addition to offering a variety of summer intensives, we also offer fall and spring courses. In summer 2021, all classes run online.

    Summer 2021 Course Descriptions

  • Pre-College Academy Certificate Program

    The non-credit Parsons Academy Certificate Program supports students in grades 9 through 12 as they create a college admissions portfolio. Our world-class faculty help students employ basic skills and original thinking in a collaborative environment.

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    Parsons Scholars Program

    Parsons Scholars is a college preparatory program that makes Parsons available to talented students who might not otherwise have such an opportunity. The program offers multi-year scholarships to students attending New York City public high schools.

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  • Contact Us

    Continuing and Professional Education
    66 West 12th Street
    New York, NY 10011
    Tel: 212.229.8933
    academy@newschool.edu

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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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