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    Admission & Aid

  • If you love learning and enjoy a challenge, you'll thrive at Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts. Our students are dedicated, independent, and open-minded. Lang's expansive education will prepare you for a career in a constantly changing world.

    Our reading- and writing-intensive program helps our students develop the critical thinking skills they need to answer difficult questions. When you study at Lang, you’ll grow as a student, a professional, and a person.

  • Accepting Applications for Spring 2024!

    We are continuing to accept undergraduate applications from freshmen and transfer students for spring admission. On-campus housing is still available for all incoming students.

    January 15: Fall admission application deadline for freshmen. 
    March 1: Deadline for transfer students from other colleges.

    All admitted students are considered for merit scholarships, with no separate scholarship application required.

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  • If you have questions about how COVID-19 affects you as an applicant or admitted student, please visit our FAQ

  • We recognize the financial commitment that comes with pursuing a degree. Your academic journey is an investment in your future, and we're committed to working with you to make it possible.

  • Lang offers a wide range of scholarship awards as part of The New School’s merit-based funding program. Scholarships are awarded as part of the admission process and are based on your admission application. No additional application is required. 

    Students interested in applying for federal financial assistance programs should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), using The New School code of 002780. For more information, visit the Federal Student Aid website for eligibility, funding, and additional scholarship search options.

  • Get answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about applying to Lang. You'll find useful information about topics like the application process, deadlines, and fees.

  • Get to know Lang firsthand. Join us for a campus tour, information session, or class visit.

  • Our admission team can help you better understand the application requirements and answer questions about our academic programs, campus visits, and how to apply for aid.

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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.