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  • BA/BFA Dual Degree

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  • The New School is one of only a few universities in the United States offering a five-year dual-degree program that enables undergraduate students to earn both a Bachelor of Arts in a liberal arts field and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in either music or art and design. Parsons students pursuing the BA/BFA dual degree complete a five-year curriculum (168-180 credits, depending on the chosen majors). Upon graduation, you simultaneously earn your BFA from Parsons as well as a BA degree from Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts.

    • Earn two undergraduate degrees in only five years of study.
    • Fully explore both an academic and an artistic area of interest, drawing on the complementary strengths of two colleges at The New School.
    • Prepare for diverse career pathways that draw on your creative capacities and critical thinking skills.

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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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