The New School: Admission & Tests

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The New School LogoBelow is a quick review of The New School general admissions procedures, aplication policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The New School admission requirements are somewhat competitive; in 2013/14 this college accepted 65% of those who apply.

This college requires you to submit reference letters with your application but doesn't require admission test scores.

The New School usually will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • credits for life experience
    (for example, learned through independent study, non-credit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$50
The New School requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at The New School is $50.00. The graduate application fee is $50.00.

SAT Test Scores

Submitting the results of Scholastic Ability Test is usual element of the application. 58 percent of applicants at The New School took the SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 470 to 640 on Critical Reading and from 470 to 640 on Math. So, if you have above 600 in SAT Critical Reading and 600 in SAT Math - this good enough to get accepted at this institution.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
440
560
600

SAT Math
440
560
600

ACT Test Scores

Completing American College Test is not an important stage of the application procedure at The New School. Only 18% of applicants completed the ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 21 to 28 on Composite, from 20 to 30 on English, and from 18 to 27 on Math. Judging from these numbers, if you have above 26 in ACT Composite, 28 in ACT English, and 25 in ACT Math, this will most likely get you admitted at this school.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
19
25
26

ACT English
18
25
28

ACT Math
17
23
25

Contact Admissions

Phone Number
(212)
229-5600
To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at The New School, please contact the college directly.

You can call this school's general information office at (212) 229-5600 or check The New School Website

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