Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Molly Johnson
Submission Date Aug. 17, 2011
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STARS v1.0

The New School
PAE-10: Affordability and Access Programs

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Gwen Kilvert
Assistant Director for Sustainability & Energy Management
Facilities Management
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Does the institution have policies and programs in place to make it accessible and affordable to low-income students?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s participation in federal TRIO programs:

The New School does not participate in TRIO programs; however, the university's Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP) and the Eugene Lang College The New School's Institute for Urban Education serve a similar purpose.


A brief description of the institution’s policies and programs to minimize the cost of attendance for low-income students?:

Programs at The New School that assist with the cost of attendance for low-income students include HEOP, Institute for Urban Education at Eugene Lang College The New School for Liberal Arts, SPACE (Parsons Summer, Pre-College Academy, and Continuing Education) and University Scholars Program via Financial Aid.


A brief description of the institution’s programs to equip the institution's faculty and staff to better serve students from low-income backgrounds:
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A brief description of the institution’s programs to prepare students from low-income backgrounds for higher education:

A program at The New School that helps prepare students from low-income backgrounds for higher education scholarships is SPACE’s JP Morgan Chase Scholars, a program for pre-college students. Further, the Institute for Urban Education (IUE) at The New School provides university-wide programming and research to promote effective, visionary partnerships between the university and K-12 education in the New York City area


A brief description of the institution's scholarships for low-income students:

The New School established the University Scholars Program to help the university attract and retain talented students from underrepresented groups.


A brief description of the institution’s programs to guide parents of low-income students through the higher education experience:
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A brief description of the institution’s targeted outreach to recruit students from low-income backgrounds:

New School programs that have targeted outreach to recruit students from low-income backgrounds are HEOP, Admissions, and SPACE. These entities evaluate high schools with students who do not normally apply to the university and reach out to them. Representatives from the university visit these high schools, go into the classrooms, and speak to students.


A brief description of the institution’s other admissions policies and programs:
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A brief description of the institution’s other financial aid polices or programs:
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A brief description of the institution’s other policies and programs not covered above:
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The website URL where information about programs in each of the areas listed above is available:
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