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Parsons is a private school of the arts. Founded as a coeducational institution in 1896, it became affiliated with The New School in 1970. Its campus is located in New York City.

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Private
Co-ed
4,383
Undergraduate
Students
(78.8%) 3,454 Women
(21.2%) 929 Men
956
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
46% of 4,959 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
January 15

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.47
SAT Math
655 average
590-720 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
630 average
590-670 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
28 average
25-30 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
Not reported
Tuition and Fees
Not reported
Room and Board
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
67%
Average Freshman Award
$27,135
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$32,624
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
170
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 6% of classes
10-19 students: 88% of classes
20-29 students: 5% of classes
30-39 students: 0% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% 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
9% of all students
Athletic Conferences
 
Mascot
 
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
24.5% Asian
5.2% Black/African-American
17.3% Hispanic/Latino
5.8% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
42.0% White
4.9% Unknown
International Students
43.9%
First-Year Students Returning
90.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
62.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
17%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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