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Parsons School of Design

United States
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About Parsons School of Design

Parsons School of Design has offered students innovative approaches to education since its founding in 1896. Today we’re the only American art and design school within a comprehensive university, The New School, which also houses a rigorous liberal arts college and a progressive performing arts school. Our undergraduate and graduate programs, offered through Parsons’ five schools, immerse students in focused training, interdisciplinary inquiry, and practice-based collaborative learning. Here creators and scholars master established art and design fields and advance emerging ones while studying a range of university disciplines.

Campus information

Parsons School of Design has an innovative academic structure composed of five schools: the School of Art and Design History and Theory; the School of Art, Media, and Technology; the School of Constructed Environments; the School of Design Strategies; and the School of Fashion.

The five schools house more than thirty degree programs as well as programs for young, adult, and professional learners. Through this multiple-school structure, Parsons is better able to effect social change while continuing its tradition of challenging conventional thinking.

New York City is home to Parsons’ main campus and a range of creative practitioners and industries.

Accommodation

Each New York residence hall is co-ed and includes a lounge, an art studio, a music practice room, a kitchen, and washers and dryers along with unique features that make the space distinctive. You can explore the residence halls using the links shown below.

Kerrey Hall - New York

Kerrey Hall, the university's newest residence, is located at the top of the LEED-certified University Center building at Fifth Avenue and 14th Street. It includes fully furnished suites, primarily featuring double-occupancy rooms, with bathrooms, kitchens, and large common spaces, as well as a bike storage area.

13th Street Residence - New York

The 13th Street Residence is located between Sixth and Seventh Avenues, close to the New School campus. Primarily a freshman residence, it features single, double, and quad rooms, along with a professional student life staff and house activities, a cafeteria, and an outdoor patio.

Stuyvesant Park Residence - New York

The New School's largest hall, Stuyvesant Park is located on 15th Street near Second Avenue and primarily houses freshmen in singles, doubles, and triples. Amenities includes a gym, a private courtyard, state-of-the-art laundry facilities, and a dedicated art studio for spray-painting.

Loeb Hall - New York

Situated on 12th Street near Third Avenue, Loeb Hall houses students mainly in double rooms (although a few singles are available). Loeb features extensive resident life programming, a 24-hour art studio with a special spray-painting area, and a private deck.

20th Street Residence - New York

Located on Eighth Avenue in the Chelsea neighborhood, the 20th Street Residence is home to many junior and senior undergraduates and graduate students. It includes fully furnished suites with kitchens and a bathroom. Students can stay in single, double, and triple bedrooms. Building amenities include a fitness center, television lounge, study room, art studio, and music practice rooms in the lower level. There is also outdoor patio access with a community garden.

Auxiliary Housing Locations - New York

Auxiliary housing at off-campus locations is provided to New School students when there is high demand for on-campus housing. These housing locations provide on-site staff support from New School Residence Life staff as well as a robust New School community.

The DeHirsch Residence at the 92Y is a vibrant traditional-style residence that houses upper-class and graduate students in addition to students from other universities across New York City. Students have single rooms and share common floor bathrooms and a community kitchen. Students have access to the fitness facilities and public programs offered at 92Y. This residence can be accessed via a short subway ride on the 4 or 5 train to Union Square. The New School community at the DeHirsch Residence is led by two resident advisors who work closely with the residential staff there and at The New School.

The at Residence at New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts (NYCDA), is a suite-style residence that houses continuing students in addition to students who attend the New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts. Located in the bustling East Village, students will live in suites with four to six students in double bedrooms. Each suite has a full bathroom, kitchen with appliances and table and chairs. Each bedroom has a twin-sized bed, desk, chair, and additional storage space. The Residence at NYCDA offers several large group common areas, 24-hour security, a laundry room, fitness center, rehearsal rooms, outdoor spaces, and high-speed wifi. In addition to the NYCDA residence hall staff, the New School community at NYCDA is led by one resident advisor who works closely with New School residential staff.

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Architecture, Building & Planning 2 Creative Arts & Design 8 Mass Communication & Media 1

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