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      • Admission Contact

        College of Performing Arts
        Office of Admission
        72 Fifth Avenue
        New York, NY 10011
        212.229.5150 or 800.292.3040
        performingarts@newschool.edu

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    • Below you’ll find a checklist of required application materials for our BFA programs, as well as specific instructions for students applying from international high schools or colleges, students whose native language is not English, transfer students, homeschooled students, and students seeking readmission to The New School.

      Application Deadlines

      Fall
      Priority Deadline: January 15
      Final Audition Recording: January 15

      Spring
      Priority Deadline: October 15
      Final Audition Recording: October 15

      FAFSA (U.S. Citizens and Eligible Non-Citizens)
      Fall Applicants: February 1
      Spring Applicants: November 1

      All deadlines listed above are our priority deadlines, with the exception of the Early Action deadline. Applications received after these deadlines will be reviewed if space is still available in our program. Please email us at performingarts@newschool.edu to ask if we are still reviewing applications.

      Prescreen Requirements

      This year, applicants will not be required to submit a prescreen recording. Instead, applicants will upload a final recorded audition using the instructions below.

      The Application Process

      Additional Information for Specific Applicant Populations

      Some applicants are required to submit additional information. If you identify as an applicant from one of these populations please submit the required information below.

  • Take The Next Step

Submit your application

Undergraduates

To apply to any of our undergraduate programs (except the Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students and Parsons Associate of Applied Science programs) complete and submit the Common App online.

Undergraduate Adult Learners

To apply to any of our Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students and Parsons Associate of Applied Science programs, complete and submit the New School Online Application.

Graduates

To apply to any of our Master's, Doctoral, Professional Studies Diploma, and Graduate Certificate programs, complete and submit the New School Online Application.

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