The New School

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$49,820
0.1% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$50,908
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
5.44%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
69.1%
8,701 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
9,047
87.6% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
68.5%
760 Graduates

About

The New School is a higher education institution located in New York County, NY. In 2020, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at The New School were Fashion & Apparel Design (258 degrees awarded), Web Page, Digital, & Information Resource Design (176 degrees), and Fine & Studio Arts Management (166 degrees).

In 2020, 3,160 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at The New School. 74.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 25.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,057 degrees), 3.27 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (323 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at The New School is $49,820, which is $21,257 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,563).

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The median undergraduate tuition at The New School is $49,820, which is $21,257 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,563).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $50,908.

In 2020, 85% of undergraduate students attending The New School received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 30% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$49,820
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at The New School was $49,820. The cost of tuition at The New School is $21,257 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,563).

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Average Net Price

$50,908
2020 Value
1.05%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 The New School had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $50,908. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of The New School grew by 1.05%.

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Other Student Expenses

$16,600
Room and Board
$1,692
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at The New School was of $16,600 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,692. The cost of room and board did not change between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 6.62% during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

85%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
30%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

85% of undergraduate students at The New School received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 1.19% with respect to 2019, when 84% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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5.44%
2018 Default Rate
91
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at The New School was 5.44%, which represents 91 out of the 1673 total borrowers.

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predictive-analysisAdmissions

The New School received 8,701 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 5.51% annual decline. Out of those 8,701 applicants, 6,012 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 69.1% acceptance rate.

There were 9,047 students enrolled at The New School in 2020, and 28% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

The New School has an overall enrollment yield of 20.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

69.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
6,012
Accepted Out of 8,701

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of The New School was 69.1% (6,012 admissions from 8,701 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 57.3%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −5.51%, while admissions grew by 13.9%.

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SAT Scores

28%
Submission Percentage
353
Scores Submitted

28% of enrolled first-time students at The New School in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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The New School has a total enrollment of 9,047 students. The full-time enrollment at The New School is 7,924 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,123. This means that 87.6% of students enrolled at The New School are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at The New School, both undergraduate and graduate, is 33.4% White, 10.9% Hispanic or Latino, 9.13% Asian, 5.7% Black or African American, 3.91% Two or More Races, 0.133% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0774% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at The New School in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (23.1%), followed by White Male (9.17%) and Asian Female (8.78%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (19.5%), followed by White Male (12.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (5.52%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

87.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at The New School, both undergraduate and graduate, is 9,047 students. The full-time enrollment at The New School is 7,924 and the part-time enrollment is 1,123. This means that 87.6% of students enrolled at The New School are enrolled full-time compared with 76.5% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

71%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at The New School was 71%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (85%), The New School had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    3,019
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    990
  3. Asian
    826

The enrolled student population at The New School is 33.4% White, 10.9% Hispanic or Latino, 9.13% Asian, 5.7% Black or African American, 3.91% Two or More Races, 0.133% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0774% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 50% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.69% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 396 students (4.38%) did not report their race.

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In 2020, 1526 more women than men received degrees from The New School. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at The New School is white (1,057 degrees awarded). There were 3.27 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (323 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at The New School is Fashion & Apparel Design (258 degrees awarded), followed by Web Page, Digital, & Information Resource Design (176 degrees) and Fine & Studio Arts Management (166 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at The New School, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Visual & Performing Arts (1,506 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (89 degrees), and English (150 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The New School are Elementary & middle school teachers (257,002 people), Other managers (247,497 people), Postsecondary teachers (170,297 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (148,187 people), and Secondary school teachers (111,723 people).

The most specialized majors at The New School are Visual & Performing Arts (1,506 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (89 degrees), English (150 degrees), Communications (290 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (38 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The New School are Surgeons, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Aerospace engineers, Dentists, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at The New School are Visual & Performing Arts (1,506 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (89 degrees), English (150 degrees), Communications (290 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (38 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The New School are Elementary & secondary schools (536,234 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (391,740 people), Computer Systems Design (196,421 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (188,417 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (145,544 people).

The most specialized majors at The New School are Visual & Performing Arts (1,506 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (89 degrees), English (150 degrees), Communications (290 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (38 degrees).

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Majors Awarded

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Most Common
  1. 258 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 176 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 166 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at The New School was Fashion & Apparel Design with 258 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

817
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
2,343
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 817 degrees were awarded to men at The New School, which is 0.349 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,343).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 73 degrees were awarded to men at The New School in Web Page, Digital, & Information Resource Design, which is 0.344 times less than the 212 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 297 degrees were awarded to women at The New School in Fashion & Apparel Design, which is 5.3 times more than the 56 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

55%
100% Completion Time
72%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 55% of students graduating from The New School completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 72% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 73% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (88.4%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at The New School is Female and Asian (88.4% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 4.87% of graduates (37 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,057 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    323 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    248 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at The New School is white (1,057 degrees awarded). There were 3.27 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (323 degrees).

2.78% of degree recipients (88 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    739 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    318 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    239 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at The New School is white female (739 degrees awarded). There were 2.32 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (318 degrees).

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briefcaseOperations

The New School has an endowment valued at nearly $393M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $4.01M (1.02%), compared to the 3.43% average return ($10.5M on $307M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2020, The New School had a total salary expenditure of $428M. The New School employs 154 Assistant professors, 148 Associate professors, and 93 Professors. Most academics at The New School are Female Assistant professors (89), Male Associate professors(74), and Female Associate professors (74).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at The New School are: Management, with 429 employees, Service, with 127 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 92 employees.

Endowment

$393M
2020 Endowment
1.45%
decline from 2019

The New School has an endowment valued at about $393M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of The New School declined 1.45% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $87M higher than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $7.64M - Federal
  2. $375k - State
  3. $393k - Local

As of 2020, The New School received $7.64M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $375k from state grants and contracts, and $393k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$198M
2020 Salaries
2.81%
growth from 2019

In 2020, The New School paid a median of $198M in salaries, which represents 46.4% of their overall expenditure ($428M) and a 2.81% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.67% growth from 2018 and a 3.99% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 238M (42.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$43.8M
Instructional Salaries
406
Number of Employees

In 2020, The New School paid a total of $43.8M to 406 employees working as instructors, which represents 22.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $70.3M (29.6%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
154 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
429 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at The New School were Assistant professor with 154 employees; Associate professor with 148 employees; and Associate professor with 93 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at The New School were Management with 429 employees; Service with 127 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 92 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at The New School was Female Assistant professor with 89 employees, Male Associate professor with 74 employees, and Female Associate professor with 74 employees.

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