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College of Arts and Sciences

M.S. in Applied Physics and Engineering Admissions Requirements

Application Deadlines

Application deadlines for the M.S. in Applied Physics and Engineering program are accepted on a rolling admissions basis for the Fall and Spring semesters.

General Admission Requirements

Applicants must submit the following materials (please note that an application will not be reviewed until all required materials have been submitted):

  • Completed Graduate Application with Fee
  • Résumé
  • Personal Statement on your career goals after achieving the M.S. degree
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Official Transcript(s)

Admission Requirements for International Applicants

In addition to the general admission requirements for the M.S. in Applied Physics and Engineering program, international applicants must submit the following additional materials:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) scores: This requirement can be waived if English is the official language of an applicant’s home country. Please contact Michael Dooney, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Graduate Academic Affairs, at [email protected] to request a waiver.
  • Transcript evaluation: Transcripts from institutions not accredited in the United States or Canada must be evaluated, course-by-course, by the World Education Service (WES) or another evaluation agency that is accredited by NACES.

How to Apply

You can start a graduate application through the University's main graduate studies webpage. The personal statement and résumé can be uploaded directly onto the online application. Letters of recommendation are also received electronically. The application will ask you for the names and email addresses of your references. Once submitted, your references will receive an emailed request for the recommendation that they will then submit back to the university electronically.

Official transcripts must be sent by the issuing institution either via an approved electronic delivery service or in a sealed envelope sent to the following address:

Office of Graduate Admissions
Seton Hall University
400 South Orange Avenue
South Orange, NJ 07079

For international applicants, TOEFL/IELTS scores can be sent to Seton Hall using the following institution/CEEB code: 2811. For information on acquiring a credential evaluation from World Education Services, please visit the WES website.