594
Students
Financial aid thermometer
18,407
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
51
51%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

The New School College of Performing Arts is a Comprehensive institution located in New York, NY, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 79 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY  10003
United States
Contact Ms. Amanda Hosking
Director of Admission
Email: hoskinga@newschool.edu
Phone: 212-229-5150

Majors & Degrees

Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Jazz/jazz Studies Checkmark
Keyboard Instruments Checkmark
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Music Theory And Composition Checkmark
Stringed Instruments Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,259
Applied
644
Accepted
594
Enrolled
51%
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Female Admissions

678
Females Applied
305
Females Accepted
45%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

581
Males Applied
339
Males Accepted
58%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.3
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation
Required for some programs Interview
Other requirements may exist (see below)
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 3
Other requirements: Prescreening, live audition/interview

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 March 15th Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 27 25 30

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

45,240
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Fees

1,100
Full-time student fees
16,250
Room & board
15,000
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

18,407
Avg. Financial Aid Package
16,338
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
20,603
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,148
Avg. Loan Aid
17,173
Avg. Grant Aid
7,141
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
78%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
13%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

594
Total undergrad students
30%
International Students
79%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.09%
Black or African American 8.59%
White or Caucasian 39.39%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.17%
Asian 4.04%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.17%
Two or more races 4.55%
Other 3.54%

Gender

Male (55.72%)
Female (44.28%)

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 30%

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
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Other Campus Security & Safety:
24-hour desk attendants in residence halls

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

454
Total Faculty
5:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 16
Part-time - 438
Male - 278
Female - 176