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  • Contact Us

    General Admission Contact
    The New School for Social Research
    Office of Admission
    79 Fifth Avenue, 5th floor
    New York, NY 10003
    212.229.5600 or 800.523.5411
    [email protected]

    Admission Liaison
    Mariam Matar

    Department of Philosophy
    6 East 16th Street, room 1015A
    New York, NY 10003
    212.229.5707 x3078

    Mailing Address
    79 Fifth Ave, room 1015A
    New York, NY 10003

    Chair
    Omri Boehm

    Senior Secretary
    Despina Dontas

    Student Advisors
    MA: Miranda Young
    PhD: Ben Olson

    Philosophy Student Handbook

  • Admission

  • The MA in Philosophy is a 30-credit program providing students with advanced training in the history of philosophy and in central areas of current philosophical inquiry. The program offers an optional specialized minor in Psychoanalysis.

    The MA prepares graduates for academic and professional careers and for further study and research at the doctoral level.

    • Degree Master of Arts (MA)
    • Credits 30 credits
    • Format Full-time or part-time, on-campus
    • Duration 2 years (full-time)
    • Start Term Fall or Spring

    View current tuition and fees
    View fellowship and funding opportunities

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Undergraduates

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.

Graduates

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

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