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How To Apply:

The deadline for fall admission is February 1st.

Apply online here

Note:  All application materials must be sent to the Rutgers Office of Graduate and Professional Admissions.
Do not send any materials to the Department of French.

Application materials include the following:

  • graduate application form
  • application fee
  • three letters of recommendation
  • personal statement
  • complete set of transcripts
  • writing sample in French (10-20 pp. preferable)
  • GRE scores (M.A. and Ph.D. applicants only)

Note:  M.A.T. applications are considered only after the candidate has completed two summer courses in the Rutgers World Language Institute.  For more information, please click here.

Financial Aid:

Rutgers offers a variety of fellowships, scholarships, and teaching assistantships to qualified students with strong records of academic achievement and scholarly promise.

The Graduate School-New Brunswick administers major fellowships that offer tuition remission and stipends of $24,500 or more. Teaching assistantships also carry tuition remission and a salary above $25,000. The program offers outstanding applicants a combination of these forms of support, for up to five years. Exceptional applicants may be nominated for a University-wide Presidential Fellowship, which bears a yearly award of $35,000.

For more information, please contact:

Professor Jennifer Tamas
Graduate Director
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