• Rutgers Creates School of Graduate Studies

    In 2017, the Rutgers Board of Governors approved the creation of the new School of Graduate Studies, merging the Graduate School-New Brunswick and the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.

    This website contains information largely related to legacy Graduate School-New Brunswick graduate programs. For information about legacy Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences graduate programs, please visit their New Brunswick/Piscataway and Newark websites.

  • School of Graduate Studies
  • Graduate Education at Rutgers University

    The School of Graduate Studies provides personalized academic support for approximately 5,200 Rutgers students enrolled in more than 150 doctoral, master’s, and dual degree programs across New Brunswick/Piscataway and Newark. Collaborating with international partner institutions—from Brazil, Puerto Rico, France, and Croatia to China, Indonesia, and South Korea—and with over 25,000 alumni spread across the world, ours is a global commitment to advanced, cutting-edge research and scholarship. Our school ensures rigorous academic standards, fosters interdisciplinary collaboration between graduate faculty and students, and oversees innovative professional development initiatives that prepare graduate students to succeed in diverse career pathways.

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    Student and Faculty Spotlight

    UPDATED 7/1/2019

    Analia Albuja and Kimberly Chaney, Ph.D. students in Social Psychology at Rutgers University, and Michele Goldin a Ph.D. student of Spanish are three of 150 doctoral students in the U. S. and Canada selected to receive a $15,000 Scholar Award from the P.E.O. Sisterhood. Analia was sponsored by Chapter AS of Westfield, NJ and Kim was sponsored by Chapter AD of Ridgewood, NJ.

    Analia is the daughter of Mario Albuja and Norma Crespo of Eureka, Missouri. She graduated magna cum laude from Truman State University in 2014. She also previously received the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.

    Kim is the daughter of Clay and Janet Chaney of Kennett Square, PA. She is a 2014 graduate of the College of William & Mary, where she was the honored as the top psychology graduate of her class and has previously received the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.

    Michele Goldin is a Ph.D. student in bilingualism and second language acquisition.  Before coming to Rutgers, she lived in Madrid for nearly 10 years where she founded a creative language education method for learning through movement called Hello! English.  She holds a BA from George Mason university and her MA from New York University.

    The P.E.O. Scholar Awards (PSA) were established in 1991 to provide substantial merit-based awards for women of the United States and Canada who are pursuing a doctoral-level degree at an accredited college or university. Scholar Awards recipients are a select group of women chosen for their high level of academic achievement and their potential for having a positive impact on society.

    The P.E.O. Sisterhood, founded January 21, 1869, at Iowa Wesleyan College, Mount Pleasant, Iowa, is a philanthropic educational organization dedicated to supporting higher education for women. There are approximately 6,000 local chapters in the United States and Canada with nearly a quarter of a million active members.  Congratulations to Analia, Michele and Kimberly!