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  • Accreditation

  • The New School is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE, 3624 Market Street, 2nd Floor West, Philadelphia, PA 19104; 216.284.5000). MSCHE is an institutional accreditor and federally recognized body. The New School has been accredited by MSCHE since 1960. All degree programs at the New York City campus of The New School are registered by the New York State Department of Education (NYSED, 89 Washington Avenue, Albany, New York 12234; 518.474.1551). Both NYSED and MSCHE provide assurance to students, parents, and all stakeholders that The New School meets clear quality standards for educational and financial performance.

    Parsons Paris is a registered branch campus of The New School and is accredited by MSCHE and the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD, 11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21, Reston, VA 20190-5248; 703.437.0700). In addition, Parsons Paris has the authorization of the French Ministry of Education to operate in France. Diplomas for all degree programs at Parsons Paris are issued by The New School under the authorization of the New York State Board of Regents.

    The appropriate professional educational agency or board accredits professional curricula at The New School. Accrediting agencies of individual programs are listed below. 

    • The BBA in Strategic Design and Management is registered as a Bachelor of Business Administration through the New York State Education Department (NYSED) and is listed as a Bachelor of Business Administration in Strategic Design and Management by The New School.
    • The master's program in Architecture has been accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board since 1994.
    • The doctoral Clinical Psychology program has been accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association since 1981.
    • The master's program in public and urban policy has been accredited by the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration, formerly the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration, since 1988.
  • Contact Us

    Provost's Office
    66 West 12th Street
    New York, NY 10011
    provost@newschool.edu
    Phone: 212.229.8947
    Fax: 212.229.8583

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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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