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Parsons School of Design

New York, NY

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Overview

Parsons School of Design is a Comprehensive institution located in New York, NY, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 72 Fifth Avenue at 13th Street
New York, NY  10011
United States
Contact Ms. Erin Stine
Director of Undergraduate Admissions for Parsons School of Design
Email: stinee@newschool.edu
Phone: 212-229-8989

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Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
Architecture Related Checkmark
City/urban, Community And Regional Planning Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Fashion Merchandising Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Web Page, Digital/multimedia And Information Resources Design Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Design And Applied Arts Related Checkmark
Fashion/apparel Design Checkmark Checkmark
Fine And Studio Arts Management Checkmark
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Graphic Design Checkmark Checkmark
Illustration Checkmark
Industrial And Product Design Checkmark
Interior Design Checkmark Checkmark
Photography Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,959
Applied
2,284
Accepted
4,383
Enrolled
46%
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Female Admissions

3,828
Females Applied
1,789
Females Accepted
47%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,131
Males Applied
495
Males Accepted
44%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.47
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
2 recommendations
Other requirements exist (see below)
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 3
Other requirements: Online application, Parsons Challenge portfolio, artist statement

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 15th March 15th Yes
Other early decision plan November 1st December 20th Yes
Transfer April 1st December 20th Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 630 590 670
SAT Math 655 590 720
ACT Composite 28 25 30

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

46,820
Private
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Fees

1,100
Full-time student fees

Financial Aid

26,579
Avg. Financial Aid Package
27,135
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
7,961
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,177
Avg. Loan Aid
9,711
Avg. Grant Aid
16,218
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
80%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
4%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

4,383
Total Undergrad students
44%
International Students
78%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.7%
Black or African American 2.9%
White or Caucasian 23.58%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.09%
Asian 13.76%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.09%
Two or more races 3.24%
Other 2.76%

Gender

Male (21.2%)
Female (78.8%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 9%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Block party, Bell Hooks + Jill Soloway at the New School and Frank Stella at the Parsons Table

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
24-hour security desk personnel

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No

Faculty

1,212
Total Faculty
10:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 170
Part-time - 1,042
Male - 545
Female - 667
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