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The New School was awarded 265 badges in the 2023 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is cultural anthropology.
According to College Factual's 2023 analysis, New School University is ranked #205 out of 2,241 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation. This is an improvement over the previous year, when New School University held the #568 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.
Out of the 143 colleges in New York, New School University is ranked at #21.
If you're applying to The New School you'll face some tough competition, since the school's acceptance rate is only 69%. Definitely don't wait until the last minute to submit your application, since applying early may be in your favor.
About 28% of students accepted to New School University submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 580 and 680. Math scores were between 560 and 680.
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At New School University, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 9 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.
In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.
The full-time faculty percentage at The New School is 20%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.
The freshmen retention rate tells us what percentage of first-year, full-time students choose to continue on to their sophomore year at a particular school. The rate at The New School is 71%, which is about average when compared to the national rate of 68%.
The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at New School University for first-time, full-time students is 55%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.
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During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 6,399 undergraduates at New School University with 5,658 being full-time and 741 being part-time.
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Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At New School University, approximately 36% of students took out student loans averaging $10,052 a year. That adds up to $40,208 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at New School University is 5.4%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
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|Most Popular Majors||Bachelor’s Degrees||Average Salary of Graduates|
|Design & Applied Arts||366||$30,178|
|Arts & Media Management||153||$44,575|
|Computer Software & Applications||148||$44,088|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||125||$30,416|
|Film, Video & Photographic Arts||77||$23,129|
|Drama & Theater Arts||68||$19,990|
|Fine & Studio Arts||59||$19,697|
|Radio, Television & Digital Communication||56||NA|
Learn more about the majors offered at The New School along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.
Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.
In 2019-2020, 8,921 students took at least one online class at The New School. This is an increase from the 1,197 students who took online classes the previous year.
|Year||Took at Least One Online Class||Took All Classes Online|
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*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
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