• Applicants are required to apply online. All required materials should be submitted before the posted deadlines. Deadlines vary by program; please refer to individual program application instructions.

    Submitting an Online Application

    The online application allows you to save and retrieve your application information. You can gather items to fulfill the application requirements and then submit the final application at your convenience. Here is a brief overview of the process:

  • Architecture (MArch)

    Architecture and Lighting Design (M.Arch MFA)

    Communication Design (MPS)

    Data Visualization (MS)

    Design and Technology (MFA)

    Design and Urban Ecologies (MS)

    Fashion Design and Society (MFA)

    Fashion Management (MPS)

    Fashion Studies (MA)

    Fine Arts (MFA)

    History of Design and Curatorial Studies (MA)

    Industrial Design (MFA)

    Interior and Lighting Design (MFA)

    Interior Design (MFA)

    Lighting Design (MFA)

    Photography (MFA)

    Strategic Design and Management (MS)

    Strategic Design and Management (Global Executive MS)

    Textiles (MFA)

    Transdisciplinary Design (MFA)

  • Additional Information

    • Students can apply to only ONE department or program at The New School each semester. Applicants who file more than one application will be required to withdraw all but one of their applications, and application fees will not be refunded.
    • Visit the Admission Calendar for a schedule of admission events.
    • Applicants who wish to submit their recommendation through Interfolio should instruct the service to forward letters by email to