• Community Hero


  • The Bachelor’s Program for Adults and Transfer Students is a close-knit community of students, alumni, and faculty. In our classrooms — both in New York City and online — you study alongside artists and activists, writers and media-makers, parents and military veterans, career-starters and experienced professionals. Despite these diverse backgrounds and experiences, all of our students share common goals to further their education, improve their life and career, and contribute to a more equitable and sustainable world.

  • Every Student Has a Story

    • Discover a New Perspective

      The range of backgrounds and viewpoints in The New School’s Adult Bachelor’s Program was nothing like Sushanti had ever experienced in a classroom.

    • Integrate Learning Into Your Life

      As an active performer, Michael wondered if returning to college would fit into his career path. The Adult Bachelor's Program allowed him to pursue both simultaneously.

    • Find the Support You Need

      When it came to completing his degree, Ralph was supported all the way to the finish line.

    • Get a Transformative Education

      Jhon went from having never stepped foot in a college to developing a new, expanded attitude toward education and earning his degree.

    • Tailor-Make Your Degree

      In the Bachelor’s Program for Adults, Rainesford was able to pave a unique academic path that lead to a career designed just for her.

    • Join a Community That is Right for You

      When Tonya decided to finish her degree, she was thrilled that the Bachelor’s Program for Adults truly valued her life experience.

  • Engage with a diverse faculty comprised of scholars and practitioners whose research interests include the 26 areas of study offered by the program. Both inside and outside the classroom, our faculty are respected researchers, writers, artists, and practitioners. As committed mentors with connections to New York City’s broader professional and creative communities, they help students take advantage of the endless opportunities the city provides.
  • Dive deeper into the Adult Bachelor’s Program community through the program’s blog. Learn more about current students, alumni, and faculty, stay up to date with the latest news, search for opportunities for students, and more.

  • University Resources

    • University Learning Center

      University Learning Center

      The University Learning Center is dedicated to providing academic support to New School students through one-on-one tutoring sessions and other services. Training is offered in Adobe Creative Cloud, computer programming, ESL services, general and graduate-level writing, math and economics, oral presentations, and time management.

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    • Public Programs

      Public Programs

      At the university's public programs, influential people come together to debate major issues of the day. The New School offers more than 1,000 programs a year that are open to all students and the broader community, giving you a front-row seat to history as it's being made.

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    • Research Facilities

      Research Facilities

      Access traditional, modern, and innovative workspaces. Our campus facilities including libraries, computer labs, study spaces, collaboration rooms, and media production facilities will help you foster your creative, collaborative, and intellectual growth.

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    • Take The Next Step

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    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.


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