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Parsons School of Design at The New School

Parsons School of Design is a world leader in art and design education, offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in studio programs and design research disciplines as well as non-degree and certificate programs. Parsons is the only major design school embedded within a comprehensive university, The New School in New York City. With academic centers around the world, Parsons prepares students to be independent thinkers who creatively and critically address the complex social, environmental, and economic challenges of 21st century life. Its diverse learning environment, small class sizes, and setting within a university encompassing social sciences, media studies, business and management, and performing arts help students develop intelligent, reflective practices through studio-based research and critical inquiry. The Parsons Paris campus community includes Bachelor’s and Master’s students as well as pre-college, college-level, and adult students enrolled in art and design programs. At both campuses, students collaborate with peers, industry partners, and communities around the world and in New York City to boldly contribute to contemporary global society.