Welcome to The New School in New York City, a university founded in 1919 by a group of intellectuals looking for a new model of education. The New School is the only university where the #1 design school in the US - Parsons - comes together with programs and colleges for the liberal arts, performing arts, management, social research, and more to cross-pollinate ideas in new and unexpected ways.
Our colleges and programs offer a space designed for critical inquiry, creativity, and experimentation that defy convention and help create a more just, more beautiful, and better-designed world.
Our colleges are:
- Parsons School of Design
- Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts
- College of Performing Arts
- The New School for Social Research
- Schools of Public Engagement
- Parsons Paris
With leading-edge faculty and world-renowned alumni, we are committed to developing students who will have an impact on the world and solve the most pressing social issues of our time.