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Thank you for your interest in TCNJ. We appreciate your efforts in completing the application that will help us evaluate your candidacy for graduate admission.

The online application and all supplemental documents must be submitted by the appropriate deadline in order for an application to be considered complete.

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Graduate Application

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Current Applications

  • Summer 2024 Matriculation and Non-Matriculation
  • Fall 2024 Matriculation and Non-Matriculation
  • Spring 2025 Matriculation and Non-Matriculation

Application Info and Forms

Mailing Address for Supplemental Documents

The College of New Jersey
Office of Graduate and Continuing Education
Green Hall, Room 202
P.O. Box 7718  / 2000 Pennington Road
Ewing, NJ 08628

Application Status

You may enter your username and password if you have submitted an application and wish to check the status. Please visit our Account Lookup site if you do not know your login information. You will need your 6-digit TCNJ ID number to retrieve this information. If you receive a message indicating your login and/or password are invalid, please verify you have typed both correctly. Many applicants confuse the lowercase “L” and the number “1”. You can also try copying and pasting your username and password directly from the screen.

Important Notes

General Program

Please note that requirements are subject to change depending on federal and state regulations, particularly in programs leading to certification.

Please be sure to send the required supplemental documents by the appropriate deadline. An application is incomplete unless all supplemental documents are received by the appropriate deadline.

All eligible military Service members are highly encouraged to receive approval from an Educational Service Officer (ES0) or counselor within the Military Service before enrolling at The College of New Jersey. TCNJ is honored to evaluate the applications of our military veterans.  Please review this website for more information about the various funding sources available for veterans who attend TCNJ.

Title IX Final Rule: Under federal regulations and compliance with Title IX, the College is committed to maintaining a healthy living and learning community free from all sex or gender-based discrimination.  If you believe that you or someone you know has been the victim of sex or gender-based discrimination (including sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating/domestic violence, stalking) while applying to or as a student at TCNJ or wish to learn more about options available, you can make a report through the College’s Title IX & Sexual Misconduct Reporting Link or you can contact the Title IX Coordinator and staff directly at any time through their Contact Us page.

Initial Teacher Certification Programs

Applicants to Initial Teacher Certification Programs must provide proof of meeting the State of New Jersey Basic Skills Requirement. If your proof is that you already hold a different CEAS or standard certificate, please note that the State of New Jersey must issue it. If you have questions regarding the NJ Basic Skills requirement, please contact the Certification Office at 609.771.2396.

Global Programs

For students interested in learning more about Off-Site Graduate Global Programs (OSGP), please contact OSGP’s Faculty Advisor, Dr. Stuart Carroll, at or OSGP directly at

International Applicants

In addition to the standard supplemental documents required, international applicants must have score reports submitted for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) if their native language is not English and must complete the International Student Admissions Handbook for F-1 Students, including an Affidavit of Financial Support.
Furthermore, all students who attended a non-U.S. institution must have their educational documents translated into English and evaluated on a course-by-course basis by an accredited agency regarding the U.S. equivalency of their coursework (see here for an agency listing). An I-20 cannot be issued until the student is officially admitted to The College. Please visit the International Student Services website for more information, including required forms.

Students planning to attend an overseas/international site are not required to complete an I-20 or an Affidavit of Financial Support.