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BA BFA Dual Degree, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 60 months
University rank #561 (QS) New York City, NY, United States
The BA BFA Dual Degree program of The New School is designed for students who want a comprehensive education in liberal arts and music or the arts.
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The students who are interested in BA BFA Dual Degree program of The New School must apply to complete the five-year curriculum (168-180 credits, depending on the chosen majors), which leads to the award of both a BA from Eugene Lang College and a BFA from either Parsons School of Design or the School of Jazz at the College of Performing Arts. Students who choose to pursue this dual degree receive careful advisement to ensure that they meet the requirements of both degrees.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 60 months
  • Credits
    168 alternative credits


  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Critical Studio
  • Integrative Seminar
  • Supported
  • Space/Materiality
  • Drawing/lmaging
  • Time

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • Application Form
  • Application fees are $50 for all U.S. domestic applicants, and $75 for first- year international applicants
  • Official Transcripts
  • Portfolio
  • Essay
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • The New School does not require submission of SAT, SAT Subject Tests or ACT scores for applications to be considered complete
  • All applicants whose first language is not English must submit valid TOEFL, IELTS, PTE, or Duolingo scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    48760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24380 USD per semester and a duration of 60 months.
  • National

    48760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24380 USD per semester and a duration of 60 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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