The New School

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$46,251

3.81% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$45,601

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

5.37%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

61.5%

9,056 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

10,389

84.9% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

66.9%

691 Graduates

About

The New School is a higher education institution located in New York County, NY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at The New School were Fashion & Apparel Design (304 degrees awarded), Fine & Studio Arts Management (173 degrees), and Web Page, Digital, & Information Resource Design (126 degrees).

In 2017, 3,128 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at The New School. 71.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 28.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,053 degrees), 3.55 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (297 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at The New School is $46,251, which is $19,751 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at The New School is $46,251, which is $19,751 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $45,601.

In 2017, 86% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 35% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$46,251

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at The New School was $46,251. The cost of tuition at The New School is $19,751 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

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Average Net Price

$45,601

2017 Value

0.213%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 The New School had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $45,601. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of The New School grew by 0.213%.

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Other Student Expenses

$15,710

Room and Board

$1,589

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at The New School was of $15,710 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,589. The cost of room and board decreased by 1.6% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.02% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

86%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

35%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

86% of undergraduate students at The New School received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 1.15% with respect to 2016, when 87% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

5.37%

2016 Default Rate

102

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at The New School was 5.37%, which represents 102 out of the 1900 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

The New School received 9,056 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 0.656% annual growth. Out of those 9,056 applicants, 5,570 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 61.5% acceptance rate.

There were 10,389 students enrolled at The New School in 2017, and 26% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

The New School has an overall enrollment yield of 28.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

61.5%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

5,570

Accepted Out of 9,056

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of The New School was 61.5% (5,570 admissions from 9,056 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 60.1%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 0.656%, while admissions grew by 3.03%.

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SAT Scores

26%

Submission Percentage

409

Scores Submitted

26% of enrolled first-time students at The New School in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

The New School has a total enrollment of 10,389 students. The full-time enrollment at The New School is 8,824 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,565. This means that 84.9% of students enrolled at The New School are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at The New School, both undergraduate and graduate, is 32.7% White, 10.8% Hispanic or Latino, 7.95% Asian, 6.3% Black or African American, 3.41% Two or More Races, 0.144% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.125% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at The New School in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (22.2%), followed by White Male (9.13%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (8.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (17%), followed by White Male (12.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (5.27%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

84.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at The New School, both undergraduate and graduate, is 10,389 students. The full-time enrollment at The New School is 8,824 and the part-time enrollment is 1,565. This means that 84.9% of students enrolled at The New School are enrolled full-time compared with 78% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

81%

2017 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 81%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), 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

    3,396

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1,127

  3. Asian

    826

The enrolled student population at The New School is 32.7% White, 10.8% Hispanic or Latino, 7.95% Asian, 6.3% Black or African American, 3.41% Two or More Races, 0.144% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.125% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 51.5% White, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.57% 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, 501 students (4.82%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 1324 more women than men received degrees from The New School. The majority of degree recipients at The New School are white (1,053 degrees awarded). There were 3.55 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (297 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at The New School is Fashion & Apparel Design (304 degrees awarded), followed by Fine & Studio Arts Management (173 degrees) and Web Page, Digital, & Information Resource Design (126 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 (1,732 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (70 degrees), and English (135 degrees).

Workforce

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 (304,114 people), Other managers (246,394 people), Postsecondary teachers (172,270 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (143,051 people), and Graphic designers (110,924 people).

The most specialized majors at The New School are Visual & Performing Arts (1,732 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (70 degrees), English (135 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (34 degrees), and Communications (181 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, Electrical & electronics engineers, Physicians, Dentists, and Sales representatives of services, except advertising, insurance, financial services, and travel

The most specialized majors at The New School are Visual & Performing Arts (1,732 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (70 degrees), English (135 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (34 degrees), and Communications (181 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 (546,071 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (378,188 people), Computer Systems Design (198,573 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (192,605 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (155,681 people).

The most specialized majors at The New School are Visual & Performing Arts (1,732 degrees awarded), Architecture and Related Services (70 degrees), English (135 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (34 degrees), and Communications (181 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 304 degrees awarded

  2. 173 degrees awarded

  3. 126 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at The New School was Fashion & Apparel Design with 304 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 902

  2. 2,226

In 2017, 902 degrees were awarded to men at The New School, which is 0.405 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,226).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 66 degrees were awarded to men at The New School in Fine & Studio Arts Management, which is 0.308 times less than the 214 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 371 degrees were awarded to women at The New School in Fashion & Apparel Design, which is 5.71 times more than the 65 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

48%

100% Completion Time

65%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 48% of students graduating from The New School completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 65% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 67% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at The New School is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 2.89% of graduates (20 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,053 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    297 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    240 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at The New School is white (1,053 degrees awarded). There were 3.55 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (297 degrees).

3.96% of degree recipients (124 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    698 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    355 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    201 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at The New School is white female (698 degrees awarded). There were 1.97 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (355 degrees).

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Operations

The New School has an endowment valued at nearly $368M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $50.7M (13.8%), compared to the 5.91% average return ($16.9M on $287M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2017, The New School had a total salary expenditure of $432M. The New School employs 158 Assistant professors, 145 Associate professors, and 90 Professors. Most academics at The New School are Female Assistant professors (93), Male Associate professors(80), and Male Assistant professors (65).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at The New School are: Management, with 409 employees, Service, with 133 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 128 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$368M

2017 Endowment

14.2%

growth from 2016

The New School has an endowment valued at about $368M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of The New School grew 14.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $81.5M 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. $3.84M - Federal

  2. $479k - State

  3. $124k - Local

As of 2017, The New School received $3.84M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $479k from state grants and contracts, and $124k from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$177M

2017 Salaries

5.43%

growth from 2016

In 2017, The New School paid a median of $177M in salaries, which represents 41% of their overall expenditure ($432M) and a 5.43% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.36% growth from 2015 and a 3.38% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 215M (42.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$41.6M

Instructional Salaries

408

Number of Employees

In 2017, The New School paid a total of $41.6M to 408 employees working as instructors, which represents 23.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $61.3M (31.9%) for similar Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

158 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

409 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at The New School were Assistant professor with 158 employees; Associate professor with 145 employees; and Associate professor with 90 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at The New School were Management with 409 employees; Service with 133 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 128 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at The New School was Female Assistant professor with 93 employees, Male Associate professor with 80 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 65 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at The New School.

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