New School Overview

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  • New York, NY
  • 1001 to 5000 Employees
  • 1919
  • College / University
  • Colleges & Universities
  • $100 to $500 million (USD)


Forward-thinking educators founded The New School in 1919 to defy the intellectual constraints of traditional college education. Today, The New School remains on the cutting edge—attracting active scholars, artists, and pacesetters who deploy creativity and innovation to ...
Mission: The New School prepares students to understand, contribute to, and succeed in a rapidly changing society, and make the world a better and more just place. We will ensure that our students develop both the skills a sound liberal arts education provides, and the competencies ...

New School Reviews

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David E. Van Zandt
David E. Van Zandt
145 Ratings
Former Employee, more than 3 years

"Nice people, system needs work"

Jul 20, 2021 - Academic Advisor in New York, NY
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO


The people are the best reason to work here.


The systems need a lot of work as mostly everything comes from the top down. The university misses out on a lot of front line data.

Advice to Management

Bring student facing staff into the decision making room along with faculty. They're creative, insightful, and have a lot of information about the customers, the students. Make a greater effort to
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Diversity & Inclusion at New School

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Does there seem to be diversity at New School?

...This University does not internally practice what they preach when it comes to admissions practices: they emphasize the importance of diversity and inclusion, but do not actually provide access by limiting aid for students who do not come from wealthy, high...Read More

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New School Interviews

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Applied online63%
Employee Referral19%

  1. Teaching Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    I applied through an employee referral The process took 1 day. I interviewed at New School (New York, NY)


    My interviewer was very nice. They asked me several questions about my work experience and how I would respond to specific scenarios. Towards the end of the interview, I was asked which summer classes I would prefer assisting.

    Can you recall an instance where you had to handle a difficult situation with kids in a previous job experience?

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March 20, 2015
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What is health insurance like at New School?

...The health insurance plan is awful....

May 6, 2021

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