To be admitted to the graduate program in Spanish and the
Graduate School-New Brunswick, applicants must meet a certain criteria. For detailed instructions and information on
the application requirements and deadlines go to http://span-port.rutgers.edu/m-a-t-application-requirements
and review them carefully.
Normally, students who
seek entrance to the Spanish graduate program have an undergraduate
degree in Spanish. It is unusual, though not entirely impossible, for
undergraduate majors of curricula other than Spanish to seek entrance.
At times an individual without the conventional degree in Hispanic
studies may seek admission to the graduate program. In such cases, the
faculty may require that he or she take undergraduate or graduate
courses on a nonmatriculated basis to make up for any deficiencies. The
decision on admission is delayed until the student completes this
remedial work. If the courses taken on a nonmatriculated basis were on
the graduate level, and the student is subsequently accepted for
admission to the program, those credits will count toward the graduate
The Graduate School-New Brunswick must approve
admission to the graduate program in Spanish. Normally, the
program requires its candidates to have maintained a cumulative
grade-point average of 3.0 or better during the junior and senior
undergraduate years, and a grade-point average of 3.5 in the major
field of study. GRE scores are required for admission to all programs
except for the M.A.T. Foreign students also must submit TOEFL scores.