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Parsons The New School for Design

Visiting and Contact Info

Visiting And Contact Information

72 Fifth Avenue

2nd Floor

New York, NY 10011

United States

Phone: 212-229-5150

Fax: 212 229 8975

Website

Admissions Office Contact Info
Admissions Office Contact:Monica Bernal, Katherine Gross
Title:Admission Counselor
Admissions Office Address:72 Fifth Avenue
2nd Floor
New York, NY 10011
Admissions Office Phone:(212) 229-5150
Admissions Office Email:thinkparsons@newschool.edu

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Experience College Life
Most Popular Places on Campus:Sheila Johnson Design Center
Schwartz Fashion Center
University Welcome Center
The University Center Runway
Project Runway Studios
Most Popular Places Off Campus:Museum of Modern Art
Central Park
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Cooper-Hewitt Museum
American Natural History Museum
Broadway Shows and Theater Tickets at TKTS

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Campus Tours
Campus Visiting Center:Yes
     Hours:Monday- Friday
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m
Phone Number:(212) 229-5150
Campus Tours:Yes
     Appointment Required:Yes
     Tour Dates:Varies
     Times:Varies
Average Length:1 hour
Contact Email Address to Sign-Up:thinkparsons@newschool.edu

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On Campus Interviews
On Campus Interviews:No
Information Sessions:Available
Times:9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m
Email Address to Sign-Up:N/a

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Faculty and Coach Visits
Dates/Times Available:N/A
Contact Email Address for Faculty Visit:thinkparsons@newschool.edu
Contact Email Address for Coach Visit:N/a

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Class Visits
Dates Available:Academic Year
Arrangements:Contact Admissions Office

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Overnight Dorm Stays
Overnight Dorm Stays:Not Available
Any Limitations:N/a

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Transportation
Types of Transportation Available to Campus:
Kennedy International, La Guardia, and Newark airports all serve New York City. At Kennedy and La Guardia, Carey bus service provides group rides into the city at regular intervals; check with your airline for details. Taxis are also available, though expensive. From Newark, Carey Bus brings passengers into the Port Authority Bus Terminal, which is a subway ride away from the college. Amtrak, Metro-North, New Jersey Transit, and Long Island Railroad trains all serve New York City. Greyhound and several local bus lines also come into the city. Public transportation is available from the terminals to the college. New Jersey's PATH train stops at 14th St. and 6th Ave., only 2 blocks from campus. The BMT, IND, and IRT subway lines all have stops within walking distance of the school.
 
Driving Instructions to Campus:
"From: Westchester, Connecticut, and points north of New York City Take the Saw Mill River Parkway to the Henry Hudson Parkway south and continue to the West Side Highway (which becomes Twelfth Avenue/West Street); exit left at 14th Street to Fifth Avenue and turn right. Head one block south to 13th Street and turn right. From: Points north of New York City via I-95 Take I-95 to the Triborough Bridge. Follow the FDR Drive downtown. Exit at 14th Street. Travel east to Fifth Avenue. Turn left. Turn right on 13th Street. From: New Jersey and points west of New York City From the George Washington Bridge: Take the Henry Hudson Parkway south and proceed as directed above. From the Lincoln Tunnel: Follow the signs to 39th or 40th Streets and head east (one block) to Ninth Avenue. Travel south on Ninth Avenue to 14th Street. Make a left turn onto 14th Street and continue as above. From the New Jersey Turnpike: Take the Holland Tunnel to Canal Street. Continue on Canal Street to Sixth Avenue (Avenue of the Americas). Go north on Sixth Avenue (turn left) to 14th Street; turn right and continue on 14th Street to Fifth Avenue. Make a right turn to 13th Street. Turn right onto 13th Street. From: Long Island and points east of New York City Take the Long Island Expressway (I-95) west to the Midtown Tunnel. From the Tunnel, follow signs to 34th Street and the FDR Drive. Take the FDR Drive south to the 15th Street exit and continue south to 14th Street. Proceed west on 14th Street to Fifth Avenue to 13th Street; turn right at 13th Street. *Be aware that all routes into the city have tolls, which range from $1.00 - $4.50 each way. Please note, for students who may use moving trucks to move into residence halls, the cost may be higher due to the weight and commercial license plates. Also, you may have to take alternate routes/tunnels/bridges due to commercial truck restrictions on certain tunnels and bridges."
 
Local Accommodations: Near By:
"Larchmont Hotel 27 West 11th Street .2 miles/Greenwich Village Washington Square Hotel 103 Waverly Place .4 miles/Greenwich Village W New York - Union Square 201 Park Avenue South .6 miles/Union Square Chelsea Inn 46 West 17th Street .8 miles/Chelsea Hotel 17 225 East 17th Street .8 miles/Union Square Gramercy Park Hotel 2 Lexington Avenue 1 mile/Gramercy Maritime Hotel 363 West 16th Street 1 mile/Chelsea Mercer Hotel 147 Mercer Street 1 mile/SoHo American Dream Hostel 168 East 24th Street 1.1 miles/Gramercy Comfort Inn 18 West 25th Street 1.1 miles/Gramercy Hampton Inn - New York 108 West 24th Street 1.1 miles/Gramercy Chelsea Center Hostel 313 West 29th Street 1.4 miles/Chelsea Gershwin Hotel 7 East 27th Street 1.2 miles/Gramercy Chelsea Lodge 318 West 20th Street 1.3 miles/Chelsea Off SoHo Suites 11 Rivington Street 1.4 miles/NoLita Hampton Inn Manhattan - SoHo 54 Watts Street 1.5 miles/Tribeca SoHo Grand Hotel 310 West Broadway 1.7 miles/Tribeca Affinia Shelburne 303 Lexington Avenue 1.8 miles/Murray Hill"
 
Local Accommodations: Far Away:
"Marriott Marquis 1535 Broadway 2.1 miles/Midtown Millennium Hilton 55 Church Street 2.2 miles/Financial District Hampton Inn - Seaport - Financial District 320 Pearl Street 2.3 miles/South Seaport Waldorf - Astoria, Waldorf Towers 100 East 50th Street 2.3 miles/Midtown East Best Western Seaport Inn Downtown 33 Peck Slip 2.4 miles/South Seaport Gild Hall 15 Gold Street 2.4 miles/Financial District Ritz-Carlton NY, Central Park 50 Central Park South 2.5 miles/Midtown Jumeirah Essex House 160 Central Park South 2.6 miles/Midtown New York Marriott Downtown 85 West Street 2.6 miles/Battery Park St. Regis New York 2 East 55th Street 2.7 miles/Midtown East Wall Street Inn 9 South William Street 2.8 miles/Financial District Trump International Hotel & Tower NY 1 Central Park West 2.9 miles/Midtown West Ritz-Carlton NY, Battery Park 2 West Street 3 miles/Battery Park Plaza, The Fifth Avenue at Central Park South 3.5 miles/Upper East Side ZIP112 Hostel 112 North Sixth Street, 5F, Brooklyn, NY 4.2 miles/Brooklyn"

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Key Statistics

Visiting and Contact Info

  • Admissions Office Address:
     
  • 72 Fifth Avenue
    2nd Floor
    New York, NY 10011
    Phone: (212) 229-5150
    Email: thinkparsons@newschool.edu
  • Visiting Center:
    Yes
  • Campus Tours:
    Yes
  • On Campus Interviews:
    No
  • Overnight Dorm Stays:
    Not Available
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