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Additional Requirements

Art

Acceptance to the Visual Arts and Art Education majors requires a successful portfolio review by the Department of Art (with the exception of Art History applicants). Contact the Department at 609.771.2652 for more details.     Learn more

Education

The NJ Department of Education requires all students entering teacher preparation programs to present documentation demonstrating one of the following: 1) Combined score of 1660 or higher on the Math, Critical Reading and Writing sections of the SAT (can be “super-scored” between multiple tests); 2) ACT composite score of 23 or higher; or 3) passing scores on the Praxis Core basic skills exams for reading, writing, and math.  Students must present this information before formally beginning their education field experiences (typically begun during the junior year).

Music

Music majors will be required to audition in person with the Department of Music. All applicants are encouraged to audition as early as possible. The Common Application Arts supplement is NOT required of music applicants.    Learn more.

Seven-Year Medical Program

Students must have a minimum SAT score of 1500 on the Reading and Math sections from one test date OR a 33 composite on the ACT AND rank in the top 5% of their high school class to be considered for Seven-year Medical Programs.  For Class of 2017 graduates only, either the new SAT or the old SAT will be accepted.  Please contact Dr. Shevlin at 609.771.2021 for more information. Learn more

Seven-year Optometry Program

Students interested in the Seven-year Optometry Program must be a strong A/B student, with no C’s in any science courses.  They should be in the top 10% of their high school class.  They also must have an SAT score of 1300 or higher on the Math and Reading sections (with a minimum of 670 on the Math section) OR a 29 composite on the ACT.  For Class of 2017 graduates only, either the new SAT or the old SAT will be accepted, though scores from new and old SAT tests will not be combined.  For more information, contact Professor Sudhir Nayak at 609.771.2659 for requirements and further information. Learn More

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