NewSchool of Architecture & Design, a globally recognized and awarded design university, is known for its forward-thinking professors, an inspiring campus community and top industry connections and collaboration opportunities. NewSchool students are innovative designers who are passionate about pursuing exciting careers in the fields of Design, Architecture and Digital Arts. From the first day of class, students explore and break through creative boundaries, while hands-on experiences provide the foundation and tools necessary to grow and succeed as a designer.
NewSchool is a member of the Laureate International Universities network – a global network of more than 80 campus-based and online universities in 28 countries. Through this network, students at NewSchool are prepared to work in a global and diverse work environment through the school’s collaborations with sister institutions in the Laureate network, including award-winning schools such as Domus Academy in Milan, Italy and Media Design School in Auckland, New Zealand. Through this network, NewSchool is able to provide students with direct access and exposureto top creative talent and industry leaders from around the globe.
Students participate in and experience a truly global classroom environment with unique study abroad programs, a diverse international student body, cross-location collaborations, flexible online learning, and world-renowned guest lecturers.
NewSchool’s student body is rich in diversity. In 2015, more than 100 international students from 26 countries joined the NewSchool Community, including students from: Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Italy, Kuwait, Chile, Spain, Peru, India, Brazil, Russia, Iran, Turkey, China, Japan, Iceland, Iraq, South Africa, Venezuela, Vietnam, United Arab Emirates, Australia, United Kingdom, South Korea, Libya and Romani
Award Winning & Accredited
At NewSchool, our faculty and students have the dedication and drive to achieve great things in their education, local communities and in their careers. Our students have won numerous local, regional and national competitions. Curious and innovative, our students are continuously striving to gain the knowledge and experience that will advance their academic and professional careers. With our industry-leading design and architecture professors, industry connections, and an inspiring campus community, students have multiple opportunities to recognize and channel creative energy into a rewarding, fulfilling career.
NewSchool of Architecture & Design is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) Senior College and University Commission. Programmatic accreditation is provided through the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) for its professional architecture programs. Our Master of Architecture program is ranked as one of the Top 30 in the World by Frame magazine.
Location & Facilities
Our campus is located in the exciting East Village Design District in Downtown San Diego. The East Village is buzzing with creative energy, inspiring architecture and innovative design studios and architecture firms. The campus is only blocks away from the beautiful San Diego Public Library which houses over 5 million books. With over 15 museums within a 1 mile radius and beautiful beaches to enjoy, our students have plenty of sources for inspiration.
List of Departments
Bachelor of Architecture
Bachelor of Arts in Architecture
Bachelor of Science in Construction Management
Bachelor of Science in Media Design
Bachelor of Game Art
Bachelor of Interior Architecture & Design
Bachelor of Product Design
Executive Masters of Architecture Program
Master of Architecture I (2 year)
Master of Architecture I (3 year)
Master of Architecture II
Master of Construction Management
Master of Science in Architecture
NewSchool of Architecture & Design provides more than $1 million in scholarships each year.
International Student Scholarship
NewSchool wants to motivate young international talents eager to launch their creative career in California: where design meets innovation. NewSchool offers scholarships to partially cover the tuition for international students applying for one of its Bachelor degree programs.
Scholarships offered are up to $10,000 (US dollars) per academic year, for the entire duration of the program. Students must remain in good academic standing, maintaining a minimum GPA of 2.5 per quarter, and be continuously enrolled in a NewSchool program.
Applicants must submit:
• A completed NewSchool online application form in the program of choice
• A creative project based on the guidelines provided above
• Short description in English (max 200 words) of the concept of the project highlighting reasons supporting their choices
All material must be sent via -mail (file to be sent in pdf format) to International@NewSchoolArch.edu indicating in the subject “2016 International Student Scholarship Program.” Applications will be considered in the order that they are received and must be submitted together with the completed online application form in the program of choice. Candidates will be informed about the results of the scholarship via email.
January and October
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