This prestigious design school is the third most expensive university in the world.

It is a private college of art and design in Greenwich Village, New York City. It is a local art and design institution and one of the New School's five colleges.

Famed American impressionist William Merritt Chase founded the school in 1896. Since its inception, Parsons has been a pioneer in art and design education, championing new movements and teaching methods that pushed artists and designers to new heights both creatively and politically.