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School of Graduate Studies

With over 150 degree-granting graduate programs across the academic arts and sciences, as well as several professional fields, the School of Graduate Studies trains students in all major disciplines, teaching them the skills they’ll need to produce important, groundbreaking research and scholarship. The School of Graduate Studies provides:

  • An inclusive community of 5,200 graduate students enrolled in doctoral, master’s, and dual-degree programs. 

  • A supportive environment for our over 2,200 international students as well as American students from diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds.

  • Extensive and nationally recognized professional development programs for helping doctoral students learn about non-academic and academic career opportunities.

  • Access to cutting-edge research and resources with our distinguished faculty.

Featured News

Research & Scholarship

Student Spotlight: Edgar Ferrer-Gonzales

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July 29, 2021


MBGSO Symposium

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June 28, 2021


Our Fall 2021 Return to Rutgers

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June 10, 2021

Awards & Honors

2021 Merit and Achievement Awards

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May 13, 2021

Awards & Honors

Shatkin Graduate Student Award

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May 7, 2021

Explore Our Programs

Access top-ranked graduate programs in the humanities, social sciences, life sciences, biomedical sciences, physical and mathematical sciences, and engineering. Visit our academic listing if you know what you’re looking for. Or explore all program areas below to find what’s right for you.

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Arts and Humanities
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Biological, Biomedical and Health Sciences
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Physical Sciences, Mathematical Sciences and Engineering
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Social and Behavioral Sciences
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Upcoming Events

Aug 2 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm


iJOBS Career Panel: Academic Jobs at Large Research and Small Undergrad

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Aug 6 9:30 am - 4:30 pm


MBS/MSBS Orientation

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Oct 25-29 12:00 pm

SACNAS National Diversity in STEM Conference

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Nov 10-13 10:00 am

Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS)

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Resources for You

The School of Graduate Studies is committed to mentoring scholars and making investments in career readiness, preparing students for success in academic and professional environments


Our GradFund service is a nationally recognized peer mentoring model that helps graduate students identify and develop applications for competitve funding opportunities.

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Career Development

Through panels, workshops, externships, and more, we provide resources to expose students to nonacademic career options and to develop the skills necssary for professional success.

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Inclusive Community

With over 2,200 international students - and American students from all walks of life - we are committed to creating a supportive community for students from diverse backgrounds.

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