The New School: Admission & Tests

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Below is a brief review of The New School general admissions procedures, application 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 - this college accepts about 67% 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 will usually 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

Completing Scholastic Aptitude Test is usual element of the application process. 58% of applicants at The New School completed the SAT test.

Most of the accepted applicants who took SAT scored from 500 to 610 on Math. Therefore, if you have got above 560 in SAT Math, then it will most likely get you accepted at this institution.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Math
500
560
610

ACT Test Scores

Completing American College Test is not an important step of the application at The New School. Only 18 percent of applicants took the ACT test.

Most of the accepted applicants who took ACT scored
ACT
Composite
25
from 22 to 28 on English, from 20 to 25 on Math, and from 22 to 27 on Composite. Judging from these numbers, if you got a score above 25 in ACT English, 23 in ACT Math, and 25 in ACT Composite, then it is enough to be admitted at this college.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT English
22
25
28

ACT Math
20
23
25

ACT Composite
22
25
27

Contact Admissions

Phone
(212)
229-5600
To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to The New School, please contact this college directly.

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

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