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  • International Student Resources

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  • Parsons welcomes students from around the globe each year. As an international  student, you are an essential part of our community and we are committed to helping you feel at home while you complete your studies in New York City. Our school offers an array of resources to help you navigate travel and visas, academic success, housing, and more.

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      Admissions

      At Parsons, we value diversity in our students, faculty, and staff. The growing international population, which makes up about a third of the student body, is an important part of that diversity. Visit our Admissions page for specific information on visa and transcript requirements, as well as tuition and scholarship information.

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      International Student and Scholar Services

      The New School’s International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) office provides you with accurate immigration advisement and helps you make a smooth transition to university life in the United States. Our ISSS team is here to help acclimate you to the American education system, organize social outings and meetings, and invite you into our community.

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      Getting Settled in NYC

      New York City is a bustling creative hub and you may have many questions about the logistics of living and studying here. You can find answers to all of your questions on our Getting Settled in NYC page, where we cover everything from moving in and legal rights to internet access and dining options.

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      ESL Support

      English has become the language of international communication. Our English courses and certificates are designed for students preparing for studies in the United States, professionals working in English-speaking environments, and anyone who needs to learn or improve his or her English for personal or career purposes.

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  • Take The Next Step

Submit your application

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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