Information for Future Students

Maybe you're considering a career in education. Or maybe you're an educator ready to advance your skills or take your career to the next level. Either way, we thank you for your interest in the GSE. The GSE has national stature and ranks as one of the 50 best graduate schools of education in the country. As the education school of Rutgers, New Jersey's state university, the GSE is the state's partner in educating the teachers, leaders, and scholars who will guide our schools to greater achievement.

From doctoral programs to Alternate Route training, from certificates and endorsements for experienced teachers to dual-degree teacher-preparation programs for college students, the GSE can help you meet your educational goals. Use this page to discover how the GSE fits into your future.

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Student Support

The GSE is dedicated to the success of both future and current students. Learn more about the GSE and its programs through the Office of Student and Academic Services.

Students finance their education in several ways, including fellowships, scholarships, and assistantships offered by the GSE. See our Fellowships, Scholarships and Assistantships page for more information.

Academic Programs

Future students choose from more than 75 degree, certificate, endorsement, and continuing education programs at the GSE. Learn more about our academic programs.

Find answers to some of your frequently-asked questions here.


Life in New Brunswick

New Brunswick, with a population of about 42,000, is located in central New Jersey at Exit 9 of the New Jersey Turnpike and along the New York-Philadelphia railroad line. It is approximately 33 miles from New York City, and frequent express bus service is available from a station near the College Avenue Campus to terminals in central Manhattan. Princeton is 16 miles to the south, Philadelphia about 60 miles, and Washington, D.C., under 200 miles.

The libraries, theaters, concert halls, museums, galleries, research institutes, clubs, and other educational, cultural, and recreational resources of the New York-Philadelphia region are easily accessible to the interested student. Also, see what Rutgers University has to offer regarding housing and diningpublic safety, and health resources. Learn more about Rutgers–New Brunswick.