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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

Application Info & Forms


Mailing Address for Supplemental Documents

The College of New Jersey
Office of Graduate and Advancing Education
Green Hall, Room 111
P.O. Box 7718  / 2000 Pennington Road
Ewing, NJ 08628


Application Status

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


Important Notes

General Program

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

Please be sure to send required supplemental documents by the appropriate deadline. An application is not considered complete unless all supplemental documents are received by the appropriate deadline.

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 it must be issued by the State of New Jersey. If you have questions regarding the NJ Basic Skills requirement, please contact the Certification Office at 609-771-2396.

Global Programs

If you are applying to matriculate into a global program and have additional questions, please contact Dr. Stuart Carroll at szcarrol@tcnj.edu for Mallorca, contact Dr. Tabitha Dell’Angelo at dellange@tcnj.edu for Bangkok, or contact Dr. Leake at bleake@tcnj.edu for Johannesburg.

MEd Educational Leadership: Instruction (offered in conjunction with Regional Training Center)

If you are seeking to take classes before matriculating into this program, please see #5 on the RTC FAQ Document.

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 (available here).
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 as to the U.S. equivalency of their course work (see here for an agency listing). An I-20 cannot be issued until after the student is officially admitted to The College. For more information, including required forms, please visit the International Student Services Web site.

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

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