The New School Overview
The New School is a private not-for-profit institution situated in New York, New York. The city atmosphere of New York makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.
What Is The New School Known For?
- New School University has an impressive student to faculty ratio of 9 to 1.
- The highest award offered at New School University is the doctor's degree.
- In 2017-2018, 17% of the faculty were full-time.
- After graduation, New School University bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $44,500 a year. That's about 9% more than their peers at other schools.
- It takes the average New School University student 4.2 years to graduate. This is pretty good when compared to the national rate of 4.4 years.
The New School Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
New School University has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at New School University.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards New School University has earned from around the web.
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Where Is The New School?
Contact details for New School University are given below.
|Address:||66 West 12Th Street, New York, NY 10011-8871|
How Do I Get Into New School University?
You can apply to New School University online at: https://www.newschool.edu/apply/
Admission Requirements for New School University
|High School GPA||recommended|
|High School Rank||neither required nor recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||considered but not required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into New School University?
Approximately 25% of accepted students are men and 75% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 66%, and the acceptance rate for women is 70%.
Average Test Scores
About 28% of students accepted to New School University submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 580 and 680. Math scores were between 560 and 680.
Can I Afford The New School?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At New School University, approximately 36% of students took out student loans averaging $10,052 a year. That adds up to $40,208 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at New School University is 7.3%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.
The New School Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 2,648 graduate students at the school.
Of the 5,658 full-time undergraduates at New School University, 24% are male and 76% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of The New School students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||284|
|Hispanic or Latino||649|
New York students aren't the only ones who study at The New School. At this time, 42 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 125 countries are represented at New School University. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, South Korea, and Canada.
Online Learning at The New School
The following chart shows how the online learning population at New School University has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 23rd most popular in New York for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.
Online Affordability Rankings of New School University
The following table shows how New School University is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.
|Major||Tuition for In-State Students||Tuition for Out-of-State Students|
|Film, Video & Photographic Arts||#4||#4|
|Drama & Theater Arts||#15||#15|
|Natural Resources & Conservation||#30||#30|
|Radio, Television & Digital Communication||#42||#42|
|Communication & Media Studies||#75||#75|
Online Affordability Rankings of New School University Rankings
The following table shows how New School University is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are mostly online.
|Major||Tuition for In-State Students||Tuition for Out-of-State Students|
|Food, Nutrition & Related Services||#7||#7|
|Family, Consumer & Human Sciences||#36||#36|
Online Growth Rankings of New School University
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at The New School was 927.4%. This is the #116 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at New School University regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of New School University majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Visual & Performing Arts||10%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at New School University ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at New School University.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Food, Nutrition & Related Services||#1|
|Visual & Performing Arts||#1|
|Family, Consumer & Human Sciences||#2|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
The New School Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
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More about our data sources and methodologies.
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