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Psychology, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #561 (QS) New York City, NY, United States
The Psychology program of The New School introduces students to the history and scope of psychological inquiry, gives you a basic understanding of the scientific method and its application to psychological research, and trains you to critically evaluate and discuss psychological research findings.
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During the Psychology program of The New School students seek to understand these topics and use these insights to implement positive change, to help people live happier, more fulfilled, and meaningful lives.

Psychology examines what is innate to each of us, but also what is shaped by our upbringing and cultural environment. Psychologists study the person as an individual but also examine how we act in groups. Psychology is concerned with what all humans have in common, but also how each of us differs from each other in our beliefs, personalities, and pathologies.

As a Psychology student at Lang, you not only gain a familiarity with the various subfields that explore these questions but will also have the opportunity to participate in origernal research being conducted at the New School. And you explore psychology from diverse perspectives, with instruction in cognitive, social, developmental, and clinical psychology.

Career Paths

Psychology students gain data analysis and critical thinking skills that equip them for graduate study in psychology and other related fields, including education, law, social work, and management. An undergraduate degree in psychology also prepares you to work in human services, management, human resources, research, and community relations.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Cognitive Psychology
  • Advanced Issues in Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Psychopathology Ill : Biosocial and Cognitive Theories of Addiction
  • Clinical Applications of Attachment Theory and Research
  • Multicultural Psychology
  • Fundamentals of Abnormal Psychology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • All applicants are required to apply online using the Common Application
  • Application fees are $50 for U.S. domestic applicants, and $75 for international applicants
  • Official Transcripts
  • 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 48 months.
  • National

    48760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24380 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
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