- If you have already taken the ACT, SAT, or Praxis Core and have met the minimum score below, you should submit that score with your application.
- If you took the ACT, SAT, or Praxis Core and did not meet the minimum score required, contact an admissions representative before retesting to discuss your options.
- If you have not taken an ACT, SAT, or Praxis Core, contact an admissions representative to make an informed decision about which test is right for you.
ACT (Institution code: 2572)
|If taken on or after 8/28/89||23||23|
|If taken before 8/28/89||20||23|
SAT (Institution code: 2520)
|If taken on or after 3/1/16||610||570|
|If taken between 4/1/95 & 2/28/16||560||540|
|If taken before 4/1/95||480||520|
The NJDOE will accept the highest score on each section of the SAT, regardless of test date.
Praxis Core (Core Academic Skills for Educators)
Test-takers interested in taking all 3 sections at once register using exam code 5752
If the Praxis was taken prior to June 2014 (PPST/Praxis I), the cut scores are:
- Reading: 175
- Writing: 173
- Math: 174
For full admission to the Master of Arts in Teaching Program, students must submit qualifying test scores at the time of application to the Graduate School. Passing scores on any one of the following tests are acceptable: ACT, SAT, or Praxis Core (see above for qualifying scores) or GRE. The NJ Department of Education (NJDOE) will accept the highest score on each section of the same test; mixing scores from multiple assessments is not an option.
GRE (Institution code: 2520)
|Taken on or after 8/1/11||155||156|
|Taken before 8/1/11||530||720|
Questions about Teacher Education?
In accordance with CDC guidance, Governor Murphy’s Executive Order 107, and MSU President Cole’s campus announcement, during the current COVID-19 public health crisis, the Center of Pedagogy staff remain available virtually to assist students during the hours of 8:30-4:30, Monday-Friday. Please email TEadmissions@montclair.edu with any questions and allow up to 24 hours for a response.