1. Obtain application materials from the graduate admissions office or its web site, http://gradstudy.rutgers.edu.
The completed application form must be returned to the admissions
office with a nonrefundable application fee of $50 payable by check or
money order to Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Latino/a
applicants may contact Project 1000 for a generic graduate
2. Return the application,
personal statement, and supporting documents together in the envelope
provided. Applicants should indicate the program to which they are
applying (clinical Psy.D., school Psy.D., organizational Psy.D.) on the
3. Include with the application official
transcripts from each undergraduate and graduate institution attended
in the sealed envelopes which the applicant received from the provider.
Applicants should indicate the name of the program to which they are
applying in the lower left-hand corner of the envelopes before
enclosing them with the application.
completed Letter of Recommendation Forms, which have been returned
directly to the applicant in sealed envelopes.
applicants to Psy.D. programs must submit the Graduate Record
Examination general and psychology subject test scores directly to the
graduate admissions office. If available, the scores should be enclosed
with the application. A copy of both GRE general and psychology subject
test scores should be sent directly to the GSAPP program to which the
student is applying at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey,
Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology, 152
Frelinghuysen Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854-8085. Ph.D. applicants may
send copies of the required GRE general test (and the optional
psychology test) to Room 207, Psychology Building, Piscataway, NJ
08854-8020. Faculty policy effective for all Psy.D. and Ph.D.
applicants: GRE scores are not accepted if taken more than six years
prior to the deadline date of the application.
GRE scores cannot
be earlier than
Jan. 5, 2006
Jan. 5, 2007
For registration forms and other information, write to the GRE,
Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ 08541 (609/921-9000).
Without GRE scores, the application is considered incomplete.
6. International applicants should request the International Application
from the graduate admissions office and complete and file it with that
office, preferably well in advance of the deadline. Reasonable
proficiency in spoken and written English is a prerequisite for
all graduate study at Rutgers. Applicants whose native language is not
English are required to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language
(TOEFL) given by the Educational Testing Service. The TOEFL requirement
may be waived for applicants who can present sufficiently compelling
evidence of their abilities in English.
7. The application,
fee, and all supporting credentials must be submitted together in the
envelope provided, clearly marked with the program of application, to
the Office of Graduate and Professional Admissions, Rutgers, The State
University of New Jersey, 18 Bishop Place, New Brunswick, NJ
08901-8530, and be postmarked no later than January 5 for Psy.D.
Applicants may not register for any courses unless they have been
formally admitted. The university does not assume the responsibility
for informing applicants of the completeness of their applications. It
is the applicant`s responsibility to check with the graduate program to
be certain that the application is complete. Do not assume that you
will be notified if it is not complete.