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Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Program in Special Education

Piscataway, NJ

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Overview

Rutgers University–New Brunswick / Program in Special Education is located in Piscataway, NJ, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Education (Ed D)
Master of Education (Ed M)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 39
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Residency

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

85
Applied
65
Accepted
56
Enrolled
76%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 letters of recommendation, master's degree

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 83

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15

Student Body

85
Total Graduate Students
43%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
56%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (10%)
Female (89%)

Faculty

4
Total faculty
Full-time - 4
Part-time - 0
Male (3)
Female (1)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Pre- and in-service teacher education, teacher development, inclusion, early identification and intervention of reading disabilities, special education law and social policy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 65 Davidson Road
Room 202
Piscataway, NJ  08854-8097
United States
Contact Dr. Stanley J. Vitello
Chairperson
Email: vitello@rutgers.edu
Phone: 732-932-7496 ext. 8326
Fax: 732-932-6829