Eugene Lang College The New School for Liberal Arts

New York, NY

Eugene Lang College, founded in 1978, is the liberal arts college of The New School, founded in 1919. Its five-acre urban campus is located in Greenwich Village, New York City.

Website: www.newschool.edu/lang

Private
Co-ed
1,738
Undergraduate
Students
(78.7%) 1,367 Women
(21.3%) 371 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
84% of 2,939 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.37
SAT Math
530-630 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
627 average
600-660 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
26 average
24-29 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$65,520
Tuition and Fees
$46,340
Room and Board
$16,250
Average Percent of Need Met
55%
Average Freshman Award
$28,077
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$27,825
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
71
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 4% of classes
10-19 students: 84% of classes
20-29 students: 7% of classes
30-39 students: 2% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
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Campus Life

New York Population
8,244,910
Nearest Metropolitan Area
New York City
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
32% of all students
Athletic Conferences
 
Mascot
 
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
6.0% Asian
8.9% Black/African-American
19.1% Hispanic/Latino
6.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
51.6% White
7.5% Unknown
International Students
8.4% from 49 countries
First-Year Students Returning
70.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
58.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
17%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Minimally Difficult: Most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics   4
Science   4
Foreign Language   4
Social Studies   4
History   4
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted Not reported
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Considered if submitted Not reported
SAT Subject Tests Only Considered if submitted
SAT Essay Component Policy Accepted with or without essay component
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Used for admission
ACT: Used for admission

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
65 West 11th Street
City, State, Zip
New York, NY 10011-8601
Phone
(212) 229-5150
Fax
(212) 229-5355
E-mail
admission@newschool.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins March 15
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
Rolling
Early Action Notification
Rolling, notification begins March 15

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted, supplemental forms required
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
Other
Online application, 2 supplemental essays, counselor evaluation or teacher evaluation, academic paper (grade preferred) required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
84% of 2,939 applicants were admitted
Women
86% of 2,289 applicants were admitted
Men
77% of 650 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
614 (25%) of 2,463 admitted students enrolled
Women
499 (25%) of 1,961 admitted students enrolled
Men
115 (23%) of 502 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
96% of 683 applicants were admitted
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.37
3.75 and Above
19%
3.50 - 3.74
22%
3.25 - 3.49
23%
3.00 - 3.24
22%
2.50 - 2.99
13%
2.00 - 2.49
1%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
530-630 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
0%
Score of 600 - 700
39%
Score of 500 - 600
47%
Score of 400 - 500
11%
Score of 300 - 400
2%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
627 average
600-660 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
14%
Score of 600 - 700
62%
Score of 500 - 600
22%
Score of 400 - 500
2%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
26 average
24-29 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
17%
Score of 24 - 29
60%
Score of 18 - 23
23%
Score of 12 - 17
0%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 15%
Top quarter: 30%
Top half: 79%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$65,520
Tuition and Fees
$46,340
Room and Board
$16,250
Books and Supplies
$920
Other Expenses
$2,010
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
February 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning April 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002780
Free

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
333 (74.3%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
283 (83.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
283 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
17 (9.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
55%
Average Award
$28,077
Need-Based Gift
Received by 242 (83.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $14,099
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 43 (16.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,245
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 208 (78.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
114 (23.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $15,640

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
1,093 (62.7%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
964 (88.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
964 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
66 (14.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
59%
Average Award
$29,671
Need-Based Gift
Received by 868 (90.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $15,999
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 130 (14.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,443
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 778 (86.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
475 (25.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $12,921

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
64%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$27,825
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
15.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Local/State Students, Members of Minorities
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$3,443
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Architecture and Related Services, Other
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Design and Applied Arts, Other
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Environmental Studies
  • Fashion/Apparel Design
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • General Literature
  • Graphic Design
  • History, General
  • Illustration
  • Industrial and Product Design
  • Interior Design
  • International/Global Studies
  • Jazz/Jazz Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Music History, Literature, and Theory
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Sociology
  • Urban Studies/Affairs
  • Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
Most Popular Disciplines
Communication/journalism, Visual and performing arts, English
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Psychology
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
No online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Not required

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
71
Part-Time Faculty
87
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
39%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 4% of classes
10-19 students: 84% of classes
20-29 students: 7% of classes
30-39 students: 2% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
10-19 students: 100% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
1,172,963
Computer Ownership
Students required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
717
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Not reported

Master's Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


New York Population
8,244,910
Nearest Metropolitan Area
New York City
Campus Size
 

Weather

Temperature
24.9 average low in January, 78.9 average high in September
Rain
119 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
2 mile(s) from campus in New York City
Nearest Train Station
2 mile(s) from campus in New York City

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
32% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
68%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Not available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Not available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
24-hour desk attendants in residence halls

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
 
Mascot
 
School Colors
 

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, cross-country running, soccer, tennis

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
 

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
1,738
Women
1,367 (78.7%)
Men
371 (21.3%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
1,668
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
6.0% Asian
8.9% Black/African-American
19.1% Hispanic/Latino
6.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
51.6% White
7.5% Unknown
International Students.
8.4% from 49 countries
Average Age
20
All Graduate Students
Not reported

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
70.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
58.9%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
72.6%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
74.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
17%
Average Starting Salary
17%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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