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  • Welcome to Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts

    Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts

    Welcome to your new intellectual home. At Lang, your individuality, passion, and creativity drive the way you question and view the world. We offer the tools that let you see through dogma, identify social and political frameworks, and create critical change in the world.

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    Critical Engagement

    We encourage you to cross and integrate disciplines, to embark on an academic path based on your interests. As a New School student, you can take courses across the university, enriching your curriculum and your college experience.

    A College Within a University

    New York City is more than our physical environment; it’s an extension of our classrooms. Scholarly work interacts with the real world. Our faculty are deeply immersed in creative organizations as well as social and political movements across New York and beyond. Coursework and projects are cutting edge and extend beyond the traditional four walls of the classroom.

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    NYC As Your Campus

    Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts at The New School is a school dedicated to progressive thought and critical engagement. We attract fiercely independent thinkers who rise to the challenge posed by an environment that combines academic freedom and rigorous intellectual standards. Small classes, engaged faculty, and a commitment to investigating and challenging ideas place Lang at the forefront of theory, practice, and innovation.

  • Virtual Admission Events

    Experience the Lang community virtually! We offer a regular schedule of online information sessions, virtual class visits and mock seminars, one-on-one pre-admission appointments, and more.

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  • Featured Courses

    Each semester, our faculty design hundreds of relevant courses that reflect the latest cultural, political, and social developments. Here’s a snapshot of some of the current courses that are available for you to choose from.

  • The combination of academic rigor, creativity, a commitment to civic engagement and social justice, and immersion in NYC, gives our graduates the diverse skills they need to navigate today’s rapidly changing job market. The individualized academic approach at Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts allows you to link your studies to your passions while the supportive real-world learning environment connects you to the field you want to pursue.

  • Our professors, many of whom are jointly appointed with the renowned New School for Social Research, the university’s school for graduate programs in the social sciences and philosophy, are prominent thought leaders whose work is influential beyond the classroom. These scholars are passionate about teaching and take a deep interest in your development. You will be pushed, challenged, and inspired in intimate seminar settings. 

  • Research and Work

    Explore some of the creative projects, research, and activism of the Lang community.

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  • Our Community

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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.