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  • How to Apply: AAS Programs

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  • Below you will find a checklist of required application materials, as well as specific instructions for each program. All required materials should be submitted before the posted deadlines.

    Application Deadlines

    Fall Priority Deadline: April 1
    Spring: 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. Applications received after these deadlines will be reviewed if space is still available in our program. Please email us at [email protected] to ask if we are still reviewing applications.

    Applicant Profile

    The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree program is most suitable for mature, adult students with some college experience who are clear about their interests in the field of design and prepared for rapid immersion in a professional course of study. The typical student has a bachelor's or an advanced degree and work experience in a field other than design. Admission to the program is based on the prospective student’s maturity, desire to pursue further education, previous accomplishments, and potential for growth. Applicants must have graduated from high school at least two years before the term to which they are applying.

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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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