Admissions Criteria

 

BGSP-NJ welcomes applicants with baccalaureate and graduate degrees from all educational backgrounds.

Domestic Applicants

Materials required for admission:

  • Application form
  • Application fee of $100
  • Personal statement about interest in the program to which applicant is seeking admission.
  • Three current letters of reference, and three letter of reference waivers. At least one reference should be academic, the others should be from professional sources.
  • Official copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts.
  • Academic writing sample.
  • The GRE is not required for application to our programs.

Following completion of the application file, applicants may be scheduled for interviews. The Admissions Committee considers readiness to work at the graduate level and applicants’ motivation and potential to think independently and to deeply explore human nature, including self and others. Notification is timely, with admission granted on a rolling calendar basis.

BGSP does not discriminate in its admission policy or other aspects of its program against persons on the basis of race, age, gender, sexual orientation, disability, color, creed, national or ethnic origin or employment status.

International Applicants

BGSP-NJ is not currently accepting applications from non-U.S. residents.