Online Application

Thank you for your interest in applying to The Graduate School! The Graduate School offers over 100 different programs to choose from. If you have not already done so, you can review our list of programs, requirements and deadlines by clicking here.

The online application is suitable for applicants to all programs and statuses.

The Graduate School is using a new application system that will allow you to submit your application in 3 easy steps:

1. Create a new user account: Your user account provides you with a unique login that will allow you to submit your application, upload supplemental items, and check your application status.

2. Begin & submit the online application form: The application will allow you to enter your intended degree program, desired start date, and academic history. A $60 non-refundable application fee will be required to submit the form. You can select your preferred method of payment (check, money order or credit card) prior to submission.

3. Submit supplemental items: All graduate programs require additional supplemental items to be submitted before your application can be considered for admission. Once you have submitted your application, you will be able to upload some of the required items to your application. Additionally, Letters of Recommendation from your recommenders can be requested electronically. Please note: Transcripts and standardized test scores must be official.

Begin the application

Please submit your materials to:

Montclair State University
The Graduate School
1 Normal Avenue,
Montclair, NJ 07043
Telephone: (973) 655-5147
Fax: (973) 655-7869

If you have any questions about the application process, you can email The Graduate School at

New Jersey Dream Act


On December 20, 2013, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed into law Senate Bill 2479 referred to as the New Jersey Dream Act.

The Law, now in effect, allows undocumented students who meet certain criteria to qualify for the in-state tuition rates at all of New Jersey’s public institutions of higher education.

If you would like to apply for in-state tuition under the Dream Act, please print and complete the Montclair State University In-State Tuition Request Affidavit.  Additionally, please include a document with your full name, date of birth, and current address.

Completed forms should be mailed to:

Montclair State University
The Graduate School
1 Normal Avenue
Montclair, NJ, 07043