College of Arts and Sciences

Application Requirements for MPA Program

  • Complete our online graduate application
  • Submit required application fee ($75), personal statement (750-1000 words), resume, official transcript and letters of recommendation online via the application.
  • Submit official transcripts for all colleges/universities previously attended. You can request they be sent by mail to:
    The Office of Graduate Admissions
    400 South Orange Ave
    South Orange, NJ 07079
  • If you attended any post-secondary institutions outside of the U.S. or Canada (excluding study abroad or internship experiences), arrange to have your transcript evaluated by one of the agencies below:

Once all required documents have been submitted to the Office of Graduate Admissions and your application is complete, it will be forwarded to the appropriate department for review. Admission review timelines vary by department; please contact your program director for more information.

Dr. Matthew Hale
[email protected]
(973) 761 - 9510

If you are admitted to one of our graduate programs, please visit our Next Steps for Admitted Graduate Students page.

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