Entry Requirements to Urban Teacher Education Program (UTEP)
A declared major that matches one of the areas of certification (See our Areas of Certification webpage for more information.)
Two English Composition courses with a minimum grade of B in each
A minimum grade of B in the course Social Foundations of Education
Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
Minimum 3.0 GPA in declared major
Passing score on Praxis CORE Academic Test*
The New Jersey Department of Education waives this requirement for applicants with at least: SAT score of 1660 combined (critical reading, writing, math); ACT
score of 23; GRE scores of 4.0 analytical writing and combined 310
quantitative and verbal.
Make Your Mark. Become a Teacher.
Students from Newark College of Arts and Sciences and University College-Newark and from New Jersey Institute of Technology
(NJIT) are able to apply to UTEP twice a year. Application deadlines
are April 1 for fall admission and November 1 for spring admission.
The application and instructions are accessible through the UTEP application site on Blackboard to students enrolled in Social
Foundations of Education. Should you have any questions, contact our administrative assistance at 973-353-3528.