Parsons offers study abroad opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students. Undergraduate students have three options for pursuing semester study abroad: study at Parsons Paris on
mobility, study through an exchange program, and study through a direct application program. Available options vary by major. All students must receive GoAbroad application approval before applying directly to an institution.
Policies and guidelines for studying abroad vary by major. Refer to the major-specific policy for your degree program before applying to study abroad.
Each Parsons student who plans to study abroad must also meet the following criteria:
The maximum number of transfer credits for undergraduate students is 60, in accordance with the Parsons Transfer Credit Policy, which can be found here.
Study abroad applications are reviewed by the Parsons Global Initiatives office on GoAbroad based on the deadlines below.
Students can apply through the GoAbroad link in their my.newschool.edu log-in.
Parsons has a growing list of
exchange partner institutions located around the world. Exchange programs based on major can be found here. These institutions represent diverse areas of learning and are among the best international art and design universities. One of the benefits of studying abroad through an exchange program is that it allows you to maintain the scholarships you would receive if you were studying here in New York.
While studying in an exchange program, students have the following responsibilities and resources at their home and host institutions:
Parsons students studying in an exchange program can apply for the
Parsons Undergraduate Study Abroad Scholarship. Funds cannot be used to pay for tuition or other fees directly to your host school, but can be used to offset other costs associated with studying abroad. Students can complete the scholarship application in GoAbroad by the application deadline, and study abroad scholarship applications must be submitted with the internal application. Once the internal application is submitted, students no longer have access to the scholarship application.
Direct application programs are programs and institutions with which Parsons does not have an exchange relationship. These programs still represent an exciting opportunity to study abroad.
While studying at a direct application program, students have the following responsibilities and resources at their home and host institutions:
Please be sure to read the refund policies of direct application institutions and programs, as they may differ from those of The New School.
Students seeking to permanently change their home campus should email Parsonsglobal@newschool.edu.