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The New School's Eugene Lang College Stats, Info and Facts

Liberal Arts in New York City

Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts is the newest and fastest-growing urban liberal arts college in New York. The vast intellectual and cultural resources of the city are integrated into the curriculum at every level- inside the classroom and in the city itself through a wealth of partnerships, internships, and service learning programs. Lang has a deep commitment to a liberal arts education that reaches across and beyond traditional areas of study. Students pursue connections between the humanities, fine arts, and social and natural sciences through a curriculum that includes both traditional and innovative majors, minors, and interdisciplinary programs.

Our Seminar Approach

Described by the Princeton Review as the best college in the country for encouraging debate and discussion, Lang has a rigorous program of study based on a seminar approach to teaching and learning. Students from across the country and around the world come to Lang to study with a world-class faculty, intern at prestigious organizations, and immerse themselves in the world of Greenwich Village and New York City.

Degree Offerings

Lang offers Bachelor of Arts degrees in the following areas of study: Anthropology; The Arts (concentrations in Arts in Context, Dance, and Visual Studies); Contemporary Music; Culture and Media; Economics; Environmental Studies; Global Studies; History; Interdisciplinary Science; Journalism + Design; Liberal Arts; Literary Studies; Philosophy; Politics; Psychology; Screen Studies; Sociology; Theater; and, Urban Studies. Lang also offers dual BA/BFA degrees with Parsons School of Design and the School of Jazz, the opportunity to choose minors across disciplines, and enables students to accelerate their progress toward a master's degree by combining their undergraduate work with graduate study in The New School's Bachelor's-Master's Program.

The New School

The New School is a legendary university in New York City where scholars, artists and designers find the support they need to challenge convention and fearlessly create positive change in the world.

Imagine a community where walls between disciplines are dissolved, so journalists collaborate with designers, architects with social researchers, media specialists with activists, poets with musicians. Imagine an intellectual and creative haven that never has and never will settle for status quo.

The New School is just such a university community, attracting students from all over the world to its home in the heart of Greenwich Village.

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  • Emily from Henrico, VA
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  • Eugene Lang is probably the smallest college at the New School, so you get that small liberal arts college feel, even though it's part of a bigger university. Actually, being…

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  • Meg from Stamford, CT
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  • I absolutely adore the open-mindedness of the courses offered here, as well as the candor of the professors. All students have advisors that are ready and willing to meet and…

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  • Kelly, from Seattle
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  • The New School is the most career oriented liberal arts school that I have seen. Most of the teachers work in the real world, and the classes offer in depth…

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