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The New School

School of Drama

New York, NY

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The New School

Overview

The New School / School of Drama is located in New York, NY.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Playwriting
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Acting
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Directing

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 19

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required
Involvement in theatrical production and presentation

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

181
Applied
38
Accepted
21
Enrolled
21%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st Yes
Spring deadline January 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Official transcripts, recommendation letters, statement of purpose; artistic resume and photograph (for directing and acting); writing sample (for directing); auditions (for acting)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$137,940
Tuition & Fees
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

61
Total Graduate Students
11%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.48%
Black or African American 14.75%
White or Caucasian 55%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.28%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.64%
Unknown 1.64%

Gender

Male (44%)
Female (55%)

Faculty

31
Total faculty
Full-time - 0
Part-time - 31
Male (12)
Female (19)

Location & Contact

Address 151 Bank Street
New York, NY  10014
United States
Contact Pippin Parker
Dean, School of Drama
Email: parkerp@newschool.edu
Phone: 212-229-5859 ext. 2636

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