The New School

Category: Tier 2 research institution | State: NY

About The New School

Set in beautiful Union Square in New York City, The New School is made up of five different colleges each unique in its own way, (Parsons School of Design, College of Performing Arts, Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts, School of Public Engagement, and New School for Social Research. The New School prepares students to understand, contribute to and succeed in a rapidly changing society. We ensure that our students develop both skills a sound liberal arts education provides as well as the competencies essential for success and leadership in a emerging creative economy. We also lead in generating practical and theoretical knowledge that enables students to better understand our world.

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Why you should attend?

The New School offers over 130 degree and has ranked #1 in small class sizes and #1 in art and design school int the US. A common program for veterans is the Bachelors Program for Adult & Transfer Students (BPATS) through the School of Public Engagement. The program was founded in 1943 to meet educational needs of veterans with GI Bill benefits. The program offers students the freedom and flexibility to self-design their degree to support their unique academic and professional interest. In the BPATS program students have the opportunity to earn transfer credit (up to 84) for their college level learning, military experience, work experience and life experience. Prior learning assessment can save time and money giving a head start to complete their degree.


Top Degrees


A program that focuses on the methods and techniques for reporting, producing, and delivering news and news programs via radio, television, and video/film media; and that prepares individuals to be professional broadcast journalists, editors, producers, directors, and managers. Includes instruction in the principles of broadcast technology; broadcast reporting; on- and off-camera and microphone procedures and techniques; program, sound, and video/film editing; program design and production; media law and policy; and professional standards and ethics.

Undergraduate Graduate
In State Out of State In State Out of State
Tuition $47,944 $47,944 $45,669 $45,699
Fees $1,136 $1,136 $396 $396
Room $11,500 $11,500 $11,500 $11,500
Board $3,000 $3,000 $3,000 $3,000
Books $1,598 $1,598 $920 $920
Other Expenses $2,010 $2,010 $2,010 $2,010
Totals $67,188 $67,188 N/A N/A