2021 Student Population

A total of 9,047 students have enrolled at The New School - 6,399 undergraduate and 2,648 graduate.
By gender, 2,442 male and 6,605 female students are attending the school. By attendance status, there are 7,924 full-time students and 1,123 part-time students.
The number of students at The New School is very large compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Baylor University and Drexel University, its population is small (average population is 14,590).
The New School offers online degree/certificate programs and 8,570 students enrolled in online programs.

Enrollment Chart

Enrollment by Gender/Attending Status

By gender, there are 2,442 male and 6,605 female students attending the school. The male-to-female ratio is 0.37 to 1 and the ratio is very lower (more women students at the school) (the average male-to-female ratio over all U.S. colleges is 0.75 to 1).
The following table and chart show the student population by gender and attending status.

Gender Distribution Table

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Gender/Attending Status at
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total6,3995,658741
Men1,5771,361216
Women4,8224,297525
Population by Gender/Attending Status at
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total2,6482,266382
Men865739126
Women1,7831,527256

Gedner Distribution Chart

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity

By race/ethnicity, there are 3,019 White students (33.37%) and 990 Hispanic students (10.94%) at The New School(top 2 most races/ethnicities). The following table summarizes the population diversity by race at The New School.

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity Table

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Race/Ethnicity at The New School
TotalMenWomen
American Indian or Alaska Native624
Asian685127558
Black or African American327119208
Hispanic747192555
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander835
White2,1276021,525
Two or More Races29469225
Race/Ethnicity Unknown30193208
Total 6,3991,5774,822
Population by Race/Ethnicity at The New School
TotalMenWomen
American Indian or Alaska Native101
Asian1414398
Black or African American18962127
Hispanic24387156
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander413
White892338554
Two or More Races601347
Race/Ethnicity Unknown952867
Total 2,6488651,783

Race/Ethnicity Distribution Chart

Enrollment by Student Age

By age, there are 6,575 students whose age under twenty five and 1,186 students whose age is over thirty years old at The New School.
Especially, 133 students are younger than eighteen and 12 students are older than sixty five.
The following table and chart show the student population by student age at The New School.

Enrollment by Student Age Table

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Student Age at The New School
TotalMenWomen
Total6,399 1,5774,822
Under 18133 26107
18-192,113 4901,623
20-212,538 5681,970
22-24950 263687
25-29361 129232
30-34144 42102
35-3967 2740
40-4964 2737
50-6426 422
65 and over3 12
Total 6,399 1,5774,822
Population by Student Age at The New School
TotalMenWomen
Total2,648 8651,783
20-2139 930
22-24802 214588
25-29925 273652
30-34480 199281
35-39198 84114
40-49149 6782
50-6446 1333
65 and over9 63
Total 2,648 8651,783

Student Age Distribution Chart

Online Student Population

At The New School, 8,921 students (98.61% of total enrollment) take online classes to get their degrees. Among them, 8,570 students enrolled exclusively in online classes (i.e. no off-line attendance required) and others are taking online courses with off-line courses. The following tables describe the number of students who enrolled in one or more online courses.
By location of enrolled students, 3,034 students live in New York where The New School is located in and 3,835 students have enrolled from other states.

Online Enrollment Table

Enrollment TypeStudent Location
Online Student Population
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total9,0476,3992,648
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes8,5706,2722,298
Enrolled Some in Online Classes351125226
Not Enrolled in Online Classes1262124
Online Student Population by Student Location
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total (Enrolled Excl.)8,5706,2722,298
New York Residents3,0341,9231,111
Other State in U.S.3,8353,088747
Outside of U.S.1,6901,254436
Unknown1174

Online Enrollment Chart