Graduate Program Admissions Information

Admission to both the MTF and the MTA Programs is competitive.

Financial aid awards vary, and may include the following:

  • Partial Scholarships.
  • Full scholarships.
  • Full fellowships, which include full scholarship and a small stipend.
  • Teaching Assistantships, which include full scholarship and stipend for assisting with student teaching
    supervision and other work of the department (MTA candidates only).
  • WINS (Noyce Fellowships), which include full tuition and a generous stipend for Math and Science candidates who commit to teaching 2 years in a high need school following graduation.
  • Minority Supplements. Additional funding is available for outstanding minority candidates.

Admission and financial aid decisions are based on the following:

  • Undergraduate grade point average
  • GRE scores (Verbal, Quantitative, and Analytic Writing)
  • References
  • Essay describing interest
  • Finalists are also asked to submit a video-taped interview
  • Applicants to the MTF program for Foreign Language must also contact ACTFL ( to setup an Oral Proficiency Interview before application to the MTF program.

Grad School Admission Information

Grad School web site