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Parsons The New School for Design

  • New York, NY
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 79%21%
    student ratio
  • 4,372
    total students
  • $39,280 | $39,280
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Not Reported
    fall application deadline
  • Not Reported
    acceptance rate
  • Not Reported
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • Not
    Reported

    sat math
  • Not
    Reported

    sat reading
  • Not
    Reported

    sat writing
  • Not
    Reported

    act composite

Location & Contact

65 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10011-8878
USA

Ms.Tomiko Pilson

Assistant Director of Admissions

Phone: 212-229-5665 ext. 2305
Fax: 212-229-5665
Email: thinkparsons@newschool.edu


Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Architecture
    • Architecture Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Urban Studies/Affairs
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Design and Applied Arts Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Design and Visual Communications
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fashion/Apparel Design
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fine/Studio Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Graphic Design
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Illustration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Industrial and Product Design
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Interior Design
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Photography
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied
    • Accepted
    • Acceptance Rate
    • Enrolled4,372
    • Female Applicants
    • Females Accepted
    • Female Acceptance Rate
    • Male Applicants
    • Males Accepted
    • Male Acceptance Rate
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
      online application, SAT or ACT (if applicable), Parson’s Challenge, portfolio, TOEFL/IELTS /PTE scores may be required for applicants whose first language is not English, artist statement
    • Required for Some Essay or personal statement
      Interview
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.24
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 480 590
    • SAT Math 480 630
    • SAT Writing 470 610
    • ACT Composite 22 27
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$39,280
    • Out-of-state tuition *$39,280
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$860.00
    • Room and board *$15,100.00
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students4,372
    • Male Student Percentage21%
    • Female Student Percentage79%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino8.79%
    • Black or African American4.1%
    • White or Caucasian26.98%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.05%
    • Asian13.88%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.14%
    • Two or more races2.68%
    • Unknown2.24%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout41.14% representing 86 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students73% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Coed housing , Special housing for disabled
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 24%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations No
    • Most popular organizations Fashion Design and Textiles Group, Sisters on the Runway at The New School, DREAM:IN NY, Sustainable Cities Club, BriCollab Art Initiative
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Not Reported
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Not Reported
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other 24-hour security desk personnel

Athletics

  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Basketball Yes No No
    • Cross-country running Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Yes No
    • Volleyball No Yes No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Basketball Yes No No
    • Cross-country running Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Yes No
    • Volleyball No Yes No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty1,083
    • Full-time Percentage15%
    • Part-time Percentage85%
    • Female Percentage51%
    • Male Percentage49%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio9:1 or 4,025 students to 468 faculty

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