Office of Enrollment Management

Welcome to Gratz College Office of Enrollment Management 

For best admission and scholarship consideration, please have all required documents submitted by the following Priority Deadlines:

2020-2021 Academic Year

Term  Start


Fall A August 26 July 12
Fall B October 28 September 13
Spring A January 6 November 22
Spring B March 10 January 24
Summer A May 5 March 21
Summer B June 30 May 16
  • Online application ($50 application fee)
  • Official undergraduate and graduate transcripts from all previous colleges attended sent directly from institution
    • Students must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.
    • Foreign transcripts will need to be officially evaluated by World Education Services (WES) and sent to the Office of Admissions at Gratz College. Additional fees apply.
  • +Two letters of recommendation (academic and/or professional) sent directly from references 
  • *Personal statement (approx. 2 pages including relevant background and experiences, why you are pursuing this degree, and how you hope to use it in the future)
    • For EdD only: Address one of the following two prompts for your personal statement:
      • Option I: Discuss a significant issue, opportunity, or research area in education. Why is this important?
      • Option II: Identify an important event in your educational leadership experience. Reflect on what you’ve learned from this event and how it has shaped you as an educator and/or a leader.
  • *Current resumé/CV including employment and educational history
  • *Scholarship Application Form if you are in need of financial assistance
    • For scholarship consideration, you must also submit your FAFSA.
  • Official TOEFL scores for applicants whose first language is not English or those who have not completed an undergraduate or graduate degree in the United States
    • Those who have completed a full foreign undergraduate or graduate degree in English may request an exemption from this requirement.

*May be submitted with the application
ᐩOnly one letter of recommendation is required for certificate program applications.

Additional Doctoral Requirements

  • Third letter of recommendation
  • Interview with Program Director
  • Academic writing sample

Note: GREs are not required for any Gratz College program

All documents may be sent as they are ready to:

[email protected] 
Office of Admissions
Gratz College
7605 Old York Road
Melrose Park, PA 19027

For more information, email us at [email protected] or call us at (215) 635-7300 x140.

Program Per Credit Per Course
M.Ed $450* $1,350*
MA/MS $698 $2,094
Ed.D/Ph.D $914 $2,742
BA $584 $1,749

*School District of Philadelphia educators are offered a discounted tuition rate of $410 per credit/$1230 per course.

For more information on tuition and fees, click here.