NewSchool of Architecture and Design

NewSchool of Architecture and Design

San Diego, CA
student ratio
total students
$24,450 | $24,450
in-state | out-of-state tuition
fall application deadline
acceptance rate
Moderately Difficult
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
sat math
sat reading
sat writing
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
  • Architecture
    • Architecture
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Environmental Design/Architecture
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Construction Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication technologies
    • Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Construction trades
    • Building/Construction Site Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Digital Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Game and Interactive Media Design
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Industrial and Product Design
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Interior Design
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.


79% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied39
    • Accepted31
    • Acceptance Rate79%
    • Enrolled375
    • Female Applicants12
    • Females Accepted7
    • Female Acceptance Rate58%
    • Male Applicants27
    • Males Accepted24
    • Male Acceptance Rate88%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee$75
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Minimum high school GPA of 2.5
    • Required for Some Transcript of high school record
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen August 30th --
    • Early decision plan July 1st --
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer August 30th --
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$24,450
    • Out-of-state tuition *$24,450
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$450
    • Room and board *Not Reported
    • 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 offeredNot Reported
    • Tuition pre-payment planNot Reported
    • Tuition payment plans offeredNot Reported
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students375
    • Male Student Percentage74%
    • Female Student Percentage26%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino32.53%
    • Black or African American2.13%
    • White or Caucasian26.4%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.27%
    • Asian8.27%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific IslanderNot Reported
    • Two or more races3.47%
    • Unknown14.13%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International BreakoutNot Reported
    • Out-of-state StudentsNot Reported

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available No
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Not Reported
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing Not Reported
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group No
    • Student-run radio station No
    • Student-run television station Not Reported
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups No
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic No
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations American Institute of Architects student chapter, Student Council, Night Owls, Alpha Rho Chi - Numisius Chapter, CMSA
  • 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 Not Reported
    • Other Not Reported


  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty104
    • Full-time Percentage22%
    • Part-time Percentage78%
    • Female Percentage25%
    • Male Percentage75%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio9:1 or 445 students to 69 faculty

Location & Contact

1249 F Street
San Diego, CA 92101-6634

John Kim

Director of Enrollment Management

Phone: 619-684-8841

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