Eugene Lang College The New School for Liberal Arts is renowned for its urban setting and progressive attitude towards scholarship. Specifically, students and faculty are united by their thirst for freedom in intellectual pursuits. Also, students take responsibility in steering their own course of study. Students get the intimacy of a small school with the resources of a larger institution. Lang's 1400 students form a diverse group. We have students from 35 countries and 51 US states/territories represented; four percent of students are foreign citizens. Women outnumber men three to one. One quarter of students identify as minorities. Some students live on campus while others commute. University-run housing is available close to the campus, allotted first to those in their first year at Lang. Students participate in a wide variety of extra-curricular activities, based around the literary journal, performances, political organizations, social groups, and cultural clubs. The Office of Student Development helps to facilitate many of these organizations. Activities take place on campus and throughout the city. Since the 1919 inception of the New School for Social Research, The New School campus has drawn forward-thinking scholars and artists. The founders, John Dewey, Alvin Johnson, and Thorstein Veblen, created an environment for groundbreaking scholarship, bringing W.E.B. DuBois to teach classes in black culture and race and Sandor Ferenezi (who worked with Freud) to teach psychoanalysis. Other instructors in this illustrious tradition have included Martha Graham, Aaron Copland, and Thomas Hart Benton. Currently, Jane Lazarre, Pablo Medina, McWelling Todman, Elaine Savory and Sekou Sundiata are a few of the faculty members, renowned in their fields that lend their guidance to Lang students. The university comprises additional divisions to suit particular pursuits. The New School for General Studies students choose from more than 2,000 classes each term. The New School for Social Research, known at its 1933 founding as the University in Exile, offers MA and PhD degrees. Students may work towards their MS or PhD degree at Milano The New School for Management and Urban Policy. Parsons The New School for Design is a major component in the international art school arena. The university operates a classical conservatory at the Mannes College The New School for Music. Classes at The New School for Drama may lead to an MFA in directing, playwriting or acting. In the 2009-10 academic year, all of these divisions combined had roughly 10,500 students enrolled.
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