The Bank Street Graduate School of Education accepts applications on a rolling basis throughout the year for all academic terms and programs. But there’s more to applying than just filling out an online application. Learn how to apply to Bank Street and start your journey as a teacher and leader poised to make a difference in the world.

Why Should You Apply?

Bank Street graduate students are unique. They see teaching differently and want to join a community of educators who are ready to make an impact on education. And they are preparing for more than just a successful career. Bank Street graduates seek to make a positive impact on the education of children, acting as advocates for access, equity, and justice in education. They want to move the field of education forward and provide an educational environment that helps children and communities grow.

Bank Street graduate students benefit from 100 years of history and experience in crafting national educational policy and thought leadership in the classroom to become prepared, engaged and highly sought-after educators. If you currently hold an undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited college or university, now is a good time to put your best self forward and let Bank Street Graduate School of Education help you reach your teaching and career goals.

How to Apply

Applying to advance your education doesn’t have to be anxiety-inducing. The personal touch you’ll experience through Bank Street’s Office of Admissions will help set the tone for a more supportive and stress-free application and decision experience.

Bank Street’s approach to admissions means that you are more than the sum of application materials. Prospective Bank Street students have the opportunity to highlight additional skill sets. Each applicant is evaluated individually, placing emphasis on:

  • Contributions you’ve made in your professional life.
  • The ability to be flexible and relevant in the changing world of education.
  • Self-awareness and the capacity for self-reflection.
  • A commitment to learning.
  • Interpersonal skills with adults and children alike.

Become a Bank Street Teacher

Visit our online admissions page for more information on how to apply to Bank Street. Quality teachers are needed now more than ever. With a degree from Bank Street, you can start your journey now and become an educational leader who will make a real difference in the world.