Discover a new kind of university in New York City, one where scholars, artists, and designers come together to challenge convention and create positive change. Our university takes full advantage of its location in one of the most vibrant and diverse cities in the world. Our colleges include Parsons School of Design, Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts, the College of Performing Arts, The New School for Social Research, the Schools of Public Engagement, and Parsons Paris.

Academic Programs

  • Design
  • Research
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Liberal Arts
  • Business
  • Communication
  • Music
  • Culinary
  • Art & Design
  • Economics
  • Government/Political Science
  • Performing Arts
  • Social Science
  • Visual Arts

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • Night Class Offerings
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Veteran Fee Waiver
  • Distance/online learning

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


A First Year Applicant falls into one of these categories:
• Currently in high school
• Taking both high school and college courses at the same time
• Earning both a high school diploma and associate’s degree at the same time


A Transfer Applicant falls into one of these categories:
• Graduated from high school and is attending, or has attended college
• Graduated from high school, attended part of a first semester of college (full-time), but has no grades as they withdrew before the end of the first semester
• Attends/attended an art and design foundation year in the UK

Additional Information

All students are automatically considered for merit-based scholarships at the time of admission. US citizens and eligible residents who wish to be considered for need-based financial aid must submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).


Visit us

We invite you to connect virtually with our Admission team through a series of online events and offerings. Experience our campus by taking our immersive virtual campus tour, learn more about our academic programs by registering for an online information session, or meet with our team at an upcoming school visit, college fair, open house, or student panel. We've worked hard to offer many opportunities for you to get a sense of the culture, coursework, and student life at our university. Stay connected with our campus and Welcome Center team through a series of online offerings in New York and Paris.

"For more than 100 years, we’ve brought scholars, artists, and designers together to challenge convention, promote social justice, and create positive change. Here you’ll get an interdisciplinary education with one of the most internationally diverse student bodies in the nation."

Dwight McBride, University President
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Admissions office

Visit us

School location

72 Fifth Ave - 1st Floor
New York, NY 10011, United States of America

Phone number

1(212) 229-5150