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NEWSCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN - [NSAD], SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA

San Diego, CaliforniaLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1980Established Year
  554Enrollment

NewSchool of Architecture and Design: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

Vaishnavi Agrawal Vaishnavi Agrawal
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NewSchool of Architecture and Design is located in downtown San Diego and aims towards providing education in the field of Architecture and design. It was initially established in 1980 in a small industrial village in California and was later shifted to Downtown San Diego in 1988.

NewSchool has two schools: The School of Architecture and Construction Management which involves undergraduate and graduate students for architecture and construction management programs. On the other hand, the Domus Academy School of Design at NewSchool offers only undergraduate design degrees. The faculties involved are members of various national and state Architectural organizations.

Highlights

College TypePrivate
Campus SettingUrban
UG Application PortalOfficial Website
Annual EndowmentUSD 368 million
Student Retention Rate82%
Work-Study ProgramYes
Mode of ProgramsFull time; Part-time; Online
Annual Cost of AttendanceUSD 45,303
Admission Helpdesk(619) 684-8766

Campus

  • The University has two schools: The school of architecture and construction management and The school of Design.
  • The University offers education in studio styled classrooms which are accessible 24/7 for the students.
  • Moreover, the University has a 3,000 sq. Feet material lab which helps students gain practical knowledge by working on wood, metal, CNC, and 3D designing.
  • There are around eight students club and organizations like Alpha students chapter, Women of Design club, etc.

Residence

  • The students of NewSchool are offered a residency in tenth and G apartments which is located just a block away from the campus.
  • Each apartment provides accommodation to four students and is fully-furnished with two bathrooms, a full kitchen, washer and dryer.
  • Internet access, gym facility, and parking area are also available for the students.
  • Another housing facility offered by the University is at Ava at Cortez Hill which is in partnership with San Diego student housing. Even they have fully furnished and functional apartments.
  • Vantaggio Suites, San Diego Homestay, Kamo Housing are some options available for international students.

Programs and Courses offered

  • The University offers around 11 undergraduate and graduate programs in Architecture, Construction Management, and Designing.
  • The most well-known majors offered by the school are – Multimedia and Information Resources Design; Fashion Design; Fine and Studio Arts Management; Liberal Arts and Sciences; and Jazz Studies.
  • Integrated Path to Architectural licensure and Masters of Construction management offered in online mode are some unique courses offered by the University.
  • The most popular major offered is Architecture followed by construction management and Interior Design.

Application process

International students seeking admissions at the School can follow the below-mentioned admission details:

Undergraduate admissions:

  • The students seeking admissions in the undergraduate program are required to apply online on the official website.
  • The students have to pay an application fee of $75 along with the documents mentioned below:
    • Official transcripts of high school or diploma (minimum GPA:2.5)
    • International transcripts.
    • Statement of purpose.
    • English language proficiency test scores ( IELTS: 6; TOEFL: 70).

Graduate admissions:

  • The online application must be filled with an application fee of $75.
  • The documents required for applying are as follows:
    • Official College transcripts (minimum GPA:2.7)
    • International transcripts.
    • English language proficiency test scores ( IELTS: 6.5; TOEFL: 79)
    • Translation of the course description.
    • Statement of purpose.
    • Portfolio.

Cost of attendance

  • Tuition fee $7,316 - $9,886
  • Operational fee $200
  • Graduation fee $250
  • Health insurance $2,130
  • Tuition deposit $175

Financial aid

  • The University offers up to $1 million worth awards and scholarships every year.
  • Some of the scholarships offered by the University are:
    • STEAM club scholarship: The scholarship can be availed by those who are freshmen or have recently joined a school-sponsored club related to Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Design). The scholarship amount is $1,500.
    • Dream Act Opportunity Award: All new students are eligible for the scholarship. The award amount is up to $10,000 per year and is renewable up to graduation. However, the students need to maintain minimum GPA scores to continue getting the benefits (2.5 GPA for undergraduate and 2.7 for graduate).
    • NewSchool Award: The freshmen students are eligible for the award and the amount varies from 5%-20% of the tuition fees.
    • Alumni Award: This is offered to NewSchool alumni and the award amounts to 25% of tuition fees. The scholarship gets renewed automatically every year.

Other Sources of Funding

Applying for financial aid programs in the US can be overwhelming due to their extensive application filing process. Here’s a brief list of research scholarship opportunities from private organizations both within the U.S. and India.

Placement

  • 92% of graduates get a job within 6 months of completion of course.
  • The median salary of graduates after 2 years is estimated to be $41,800 per year.
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NewSchool of Architecture and Design Overview

Institution TypePrivate
Student Population596
FAFSA Code030439
Application Cost$75
Accreditation ACS WASC
Average Cost of Attendance$19,410 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio1 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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NewSchool of Architecture and Design Acceptance Rate

99.1%

Acceptance Rate

114

Total Applicants

596

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

64.9%

Male

35.1%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program98.9%
Total Applicants465
Total Enrolled460
Graduate
Graduate Programs98.6%
Total Applicants138
Total Enrolled136

NewSchool of Architecture and Design Enrollment

Enrollment
NewSchool of Architecture and Design Enrollment596
Undergraduate Enrollment460
Graduate Enrollment136
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate46.8%

Attendance Cost

$19,410

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$19,410 / Year
Post Graduate Program$25,770 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$2,940 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$10,686 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$5,739 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$2,640 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$6,813 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
Western Association of Schools and Colleges

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
278238224009
+1-800-490-7081
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1249 F Street, San Diego, CA 92101
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Bus Station

F St & 14th St0.05 Km
10th Av & F St0.12 Km
11th Av & F St0.18 Km
Market St & 14th St0.21 Km
G St & 14th St0.22 Km
Market St & Park Bl0.26 Km
11th Av & Market St0.27 Km
Market St & 10th Av0.28 Km
10th Av & Market St3.24 Km
Market St & Park Bl4.04 Km
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Book Store

Zam America0.06 Km
Friends Of The Central Library Bookstore0.52 Km
Christian Science Reading Room0.71 Km
Bluestocking Books3.84 Km
Romantix3.89 Km
Hessian Global Goods4.25 Km
Paras News4.51 Km
Warwick's of La Jolla5.2 Km
EAST meets WEST6.07 Km
United Lodge of Theosophists6.07 Km
Comickaze Comics Books and More II6.22 Km
Barnes & Noble6.43 Km
KMC San Diego Bookstore & Shop6.46 Km
Rockpile Christian Resource Center6.6 Km
Home Start Thrift Boutique6.61 Km
Rockpile Christian Bookstore6.61 Km
HI-Lite Adult Bookstore6.67 Km
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Shopping Mall

Proactiv Kiosk0.42 Km
Sunglass Hut at Macy's0.86 Km
The Headquarters at Seaport1.64 Km
Seaport Village1.7 Km
Fornaca Center2.71 Km
Hillcrest Center3.96 Km
The Hub Hillcrest Market3.96 Km
Village Hillcrest4.04 Km
Old Town Saturday Market5.83 Km
Westfield Mission Valley6.02 Km
Sunglass Hut6.17 Km
Fashion Valley6.19 Km
Soho6.2 Km
Loma Square6.21 Km
Liberty Station6.23 Km
Hazard Center6.44 Km
Scandia Plaza6.6 Km
Sports Arena Shopping Center6.73 Km
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Airport

San Diego Airport1.36 Km
Ethan's Corner2.01 Km
Signature Flight Support SAN - San Diego International Airport3.26 Km
Rotor Zen Helicopters, San Diego3.27 Km
Lindbergh Field3.42 Km
CA Coast Limo3.72 Km
SDCRAA Admin Building4.02 Km
SAN4.04 Km
KSAN Tower 118.34.13 Km
Helipad4.27 Km
San Diego International Airport4.37 Km
Aeropuerto de San Diego4.83 Km
Naval Air Station North Island5.06 Km
EnvoyAir5.16 Km
Hazard Center Office Tower One Heliport6.41 Km
Boing NDB AN 2456.54 Km
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