New School Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at New School is 9:1, and the school has 87.3 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at New School include: Visual and Performing Arts; Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities; English Language and Literature/Letters; Social Sciences; and Architecture and Related Services. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 81.3 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required No
Coursework required for graduation
Humanities
Computer literacy
English (including composition)
Social science
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 9:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Visual and Performing Arts 68%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 13%
English Language and Literature/Letters 6%
Social Sciences 5%
Architecture and Related Services 2%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Certificate, Diploma, Associate, Bachelor's, Post-bachelor's certificate, Master's, Post-master's certificate, Doctorate - research/scholarship
Combined-degree programs N/A
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences N/A
Service learning N/A
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience N/A
Undergraduate research/creative projects N/A
Institution is G.I. Bill certified N/A
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program N/A
Institution is SOC Member N/A
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit N/A

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 81%
4-year graduation rate 49%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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