PhD Applicants/Admissions

All applications are completed online, at http://gradstudy.rutgers.edu. Materials required for the application include:

  • Application
  • Resume
  • Fee of $70 – payable to Rutgers University
  • Two Official Transcripts for colleges and universities attended
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • Personal Statement
  • Writing Sample
  • GRE Scores
  • TOFEL Scores (for international students)

Application Deadlines

Consideration of applications begins on February 1 for admission to the fall semester. Admissions decisions are not made for the spring semester. It is particularly important for applicants to have taken the GRE before submitting an application.

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