A graduate degree is required for admission to this certificate program. Students come from diverse fields, including law (JD), business (MBA and MS), public administration (MPA), architecture and design (MFA, MA), and engineering and natural science (MS). Students in the process of completing a master's degree at The New School may be able to complete the certificate program concurrently. Interested Milano students should contact the Associate Director of Academic Services, Suzanne Bostwick at [email protected]
二、申请和财政援助截止日期Application and Financial Aid Deadlines
Fall-term priority deadline: January 15
Fall-term second deadline: May 5
Spring-term deadline: October 15
Applications received by priority deadlines are considered for first round of admission. Applications may be accepted after deadlines on a rolling basis. Please contact the Admission Office for more information.
2.财政援助截止日期FINANCIAL AID DEADLINES
Applicants to this certificate are not eligible for scholarships. If you are a U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen, we encourage you to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which can be found on the Web at www.fafsa.gov. The FAFSA is available each year on October 1. (The New School’s federal school code is 002780.) You do not need to wait for an admission decision to apply for federal aid, we recommend submitting by our FAFSA priority deadlines:
Fall: February 1
Spring: November 1
The Office of Admission is available to you during the application process. You are encouraged to email Merida Escandon Gasbarro at [email protected] with any questions during the application process.All applicants are required to apply online. Save your work frequently and print a copy for your records. You must complete all required fields and uploads prior to submission.Any additional supporting documents that need to be sent by mail must include anApplication Materials Cover Sheet. All supporting materials must be received before your application can be reviewed.
Students seeking readmission or nondegree coursework must contact the Office of Admission for instructions on completing the application.See below for additional information regarding submission of transcripts and recommendations.
入学办公室在申请过程中可以使用。鼓励您在申请过程中通过电子邮件[email protected]向Merida Escandon Gasbarro 发送任何问题。所有申请人都需要在线申请。经常保存你的工作并打印一份你的记录。提交之前，您必须完成所有必填字段并上传。任何需要通过邮件发送的附加证明文件必须包括一份申请材料封面。
三、所需的申请材料Required Application Materials
APPLICATION:Complete the online application.
APPLICATION FEE:A nonrefundable $50 application fee paid as part of the online application.
Unofficial Transcripts: Applicants must upload an unofficial transcript, mark sheet, or academic record for each institution (even if they didn’t receive a degree) in the Educational Background section of the online application.
All transcript uploads must be accompanied by a key, a legend, or the back copy of the transcript.
Non-English transcripts must be accompanied by an English translation. Records from non-U.S. institutions must have grades or marks and contain a copy of the diploma if the degree has been conferred.
Make sure your name appears on the transcript/record. Scans must be clear and legible.
Do not mail materials that have been uploaded with the online application or any other materials unless requested by the admission office.
If you experience trouble uploading your transcript, email [email protected] and give a detailed description of the issue and attach the document in question.
The New School reserves the right to require official transcripts at any time during the admission process. Any fraudulent activity or discrepancies found between uploaded and official transcripts will result in the immediate revocation of admission and/or dismissal from The New School. Transcripts uploaded with the online application are considered unofficial.
Official Transcripts: Applicants offered admission will be required to submit official transcripts (as well as official certified translations and evaluations of the transcripts/mark sheets and degree certifications if the degree was earned outside of the United States) to The New School. Admitted applicants must submit all official transcripts pertaining to their entire academic career.
Your offer of admission will be contingent upon the receipt and verification of these official documents. New students will not be permitted to register for their second semester of study until all official transcripts (including degree-awarding transcripts) have been received by the Office of Admission. Transcripts uploaded with the online application do not satisfy this requirement. Transfer credit is not accepted toward this certificate.
By Mail: Official transcripts should have an original signature or a raised university seal, and must be in a sealed envelope that has been signed or stamped by the issuing university’s registrar or records office. Applicants can either send official transcripts with anApplication Materials Cover Sheet or request that institutions send transcripts directly to The New School. See “Mailing Address for Supplemental Materials” for our mailing address in the Additional Instructions and Information section below.
Electronic Transcripts (U.S./Domestic Institutions only): The New School accepts electronic transcripts only from our approved vendors. The New School’s approved vendors, in order of preference, are
National Student Clearinghouse
We do not accept electronic transcripts sent directly by a student or school offices. Note: All international academic credentials must be submitted as indicated in the International Academic Credentials sections below.
International Academic Credentials: All transcripts not written in English must be accompanied by a certified English translation.
International Academic Credentials with Transfer Credits: Transfer credit is not accepted for certificate programs. Applicants who attended postsecondary institutions outside of the United States are required to have their transcript(s) evaluated by World Education Services (WES), or by another member of the National Association of Credit Evaluation Services (NACES). A course-by-course evaluation must be prepared for each transcript.
If using WES, visit www.wes.org for instructions and to begin the application process. The “Required Documents” section will explain what to send. If you request your report online, search for “The New School” when selecting our institution. WES will send your completed evaluation directly to The New School.
If using another NACES provider, follow instructions for that provider. Mailed evaluations and translations should be sent to the mailing address provided for supporting materials. Applicants forwarding these sealed documents should include an Application Materials Cover Sheet.
National Student Clearinghouse
Two academic/professional letters of recommendation are required. Recommenders can submit recommendations online; instructions are included with the online application. If preferred, the recommendation form can instead be sent by mail in a signed, sealed envelope. To send by mail, download the PDF recommendation form found in the online application, complete the personal information, save the form, and forward it to the recommender for completion and submission. Applicants can also send signed and sealed recommendations to the Office of Admission using an Application Materials Cover Sheet.
RÉSUMÉ：Submit a one to two page résumé/curriculum vitae summarizing your education, work/volunteer experience, and/or published writing.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE：Please submit a 1,000-word-limit Statement of Purpose explaining your reasons for pursuing a certificate, your professional goals, and why you consider the certificate to be a match for you.
ACADEMIC WRITING SAMPLE (OPTIONAL)：Applicants may submit an 8-12-page academic writing sample, in English. Published or unpublished academic research papers or a coherent excerpt from a longer paper are acceptable.
GRE and GMAT: Although it is not required, if you took the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), or the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT), scores can be submitted to support your application. GRE scores should be sent electronically. The institution code is 2529. Mail GMAT scores to the Office of Admission with an Application Materials Cover Sheet.
TOEFL, IELTS, and PTE: All applicants whose first language is not English must submit valid TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE scores. The minimum score required for TOEFL (IB) is 92, for IELTS is 7.0, and for PTE is 68. Our TOEFL institution code is 2529.
The New School does not require TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE scores for applicants:
Who have attended a secondary school for a minimum of three years where English is the primary language of instruction
Who have successfully completed two full semesters of non-ESL college-level expository writing
Who have earned a four-year degree from a U.S. college/university or from a university where English is the primary language of instruction (minimum of three years attendance)
Upon review of your application, the Office of Admission may require you to submit an English Language Proficiency test score.
Arrange for the testing service to send your test scores directly to The New School using the institution codes listed above. We accept scores taken within the past two years. If your scores are older, you must retake the test.
For more information, visit TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE.
五、附加信息和说明Additional Information and Instructions
APPLYING TO MORE THAN ONE PROGRAM
In any given term, a student can apply to only one department or program within The New School. Applicants who file more than one application in a given semester will be required to withdraw one of the applications, and application fees will not be refunded.
APPLICATION MATERIALS：All materials submitted in association with The New School application become the property of The New School and cannot be returned to you or transmitted to a third party.
APPLICATION STATUS：Applications become complete and ready for review once all required items have been received by the Office of Admission. You can check your application status online at theAdmission Hub.Allow at least 14 days from the date you submitted your application for items to be matched and shown as received on the Hub. Applicants are responsible for following up with schools and recommenders to confirm that items have been sent.The Office of Admission will periodically notify applicants by email if their file is missing any documents and again when their file is complete for review. These notifications are sent to the email address provided in the online application.
MAILING ADDRESS FOR SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS
The New School
Office of Admission (NS 300)
79 Fifth Avenue, 5th floor
New York, NY 10003