• Undergraduate Open House

  • Are you ready to take part in a tradition of new thinking?

    The New School in New York City has been a university like no other since its inception in 1919. Our community has always been fearless and uniquely dedicated to exploring new questions, new ideas, and new solutions. The result is an education that reflects students' passions, challenges them academically, and prepares them to create a more just, more beautiful, and better-designed world.

    We invite you and your family to visit us and see for yourself how you can develop the courage and creativity that will lead you to a bold and unexpected future. Save the date and join us for The New School's Undergraduate Open House on Sunday, October 13, 2019.

    At our Undergraduate Open House, you can explore and interact with the programs, facilities, students and faculty at:

    Doors will open at 9:00 a.m.; programming will begin at 9:30 a.m. and run through 3:00 p.m. When you register, you will be prompted to build your schedule for the day. Some sessions have set start and end times, while others are open events at which you can drop in at your leisure. Most sessions and activities are offered multiple times throughout the day, allowing you and your guests the flexibility to explore the programs and services of greatest interest to you at the times that best fit your schedule. The day's schedule (PDF) will include:

    • Residence Hall Tours - 10:00 a.m.-12:00 noon and 1:00-3:00 p.m.
    • Campus Tours - 9:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 1:30 p.m., and 2:00 p.m.
    • Parsons Information Sessions - 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
    • Lang Mock Seminar Classes - 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
    • Lang Academics Fair - 10:00 a.m.-12:00 noon and 1:00-3:00 p.m.
    • Jazz and Contemporary Music Information Sessions - 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
    • Drama Interactive Workshop - 10:00 a.m.
    • Mannes Information Sessions - 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
    • Campus Services Fair - 10:00 a.m.-12:00 noon and 1:00-3:00 p.m.
    • Parsons Portfolio Preparation Sessions - 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 2:30 p.m.
    • Parsons Academics Fair - 10:30 a.m.-12:00 noon and 1:30-3:00 p.m.
    • Lang Faculty Workshops - 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
    • The New School at 100: New School Histories Session - 12:00 noon
    • Preparing an Undergraduate Application Session - 12:30 p.m.
    • Drama Information Session - 1:30 p.m. 

    Admission counselors, financial aid representatives, current students, and faculty members will be on hand to answer your questions about the admission process, academic life, student life, and job opportunities after you graduate. Get an insider’s look at an education defined by open discussion in small classes, active learning, and immersion in the latest ideas and practices in one of the world’s cultural centers: New York City.

    Free yourself from conventional boundaries. Immerse yourself in learning opportunities across disciplines. Forever change the way you investigate and create. We look forward to seeing you and your family on campus Sunday, October 13, 2019.

  • 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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