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Application Dates & Deadlines

Mark your calendar with these important application due dates. Find out when to apply to Rutgers and which schools are still open for admission.

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Spring/January 2024: Application Dates & Deadlines

Applicant Type Application Due Date+ Online Decision Date** Candidate's Reply Date***

All (first-year and transfer)

Closed

Closed

Closed

+You may apply after October 1 to be considered under Rolling Admission on a space-available basis to any school that still appears as an available choice on the undergraduate application. Schools that are closed for admissions consideration will no longer appear on the application and will not offer Rolling Admission consideration. Applications submitted after October 1 will receive a decision after students who applied by October 1 have been notified.

**Admissions notifications will be posted online via your Rutgers Application Portal no later than this date if you apply and submit all required credentials by the application due date.

***If you are admitted after the Candidate’s Reply Date of December 7, you must respond within one week of your date of admission to enroll. Enrollment after the Candidate Reply Dates is on a space available basis and may close at any time after these Reply Dates.

January 2024: Available Schools (Full/Part-Time)

View the school availability charts below to find out which schools are currently accepting applications.

First-Year Applicants for Spring 2024

School/College U.S. Citizens and Non-F-1 Visa Holders International F-1 Visa Holders
School of Arts and Sciences Full-Time: Closed
Part-Time: Closed
Non-Matric: Closed
Full-Time: Closed
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences Not Eligible Not Eligible
Rutgers Business School-New Brunswick Not Eligible Not Eligible
School of Engineering Not Eligible Not Eligible
School of Nursing-New Brunswick Not Eligible Not Eligible
School of Nursing-Newark Not Eligible Not Eligible
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy Not Eligible Not Eligible
Mason Gross School of the Arts Not Eligible Not Eligible

Transfer Applicants for Spring 2024

School/College U.S. Citizens and Non-F-1 Visa Holders International F-1 Visa Holders
School of Arts and Sciences Full-Time: Closed
Part-Time: Closed
Non-Matric: Closed
Full-Time: Closed
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences Full-Time: Closed
Part-Time: Closed
Non-Matric: Closed
Full-Time: Closed
Rutgers Business School-New Brunswick Not Eligible Not Eligible
School of Engineering Full-Time: Closed Full-Time: Closed
School of Nursing-New Brunswick RN-BSN
Full-Time: Closed
Not Eligible
School of Nursing-Newark 2nd Degree BSN
Full-Time: Closed
Not Eligible
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy Not Eligible Not Eligible
Mason Gross School of the Arts Not Eligible Not Eligible
School of Management and Labor Relations Full-Time: Closed
Part-Time: Closed
Non-Matric: Closed
Full-Time: Closed
Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy Full-Time: Closed
Part-Time: Closed
Non-Matric: Closed
Full-Time: Closed
Off-Campus Programs Full-Time: Closed
Part-Time: Closed
Non-Matric: Closed
Full-Time: Closed

U.S. Citizens and Non-F-1 Visa Holders include: U.S. citizens; permanent residents with an Alien Registration Receipt Card (green card, I-551,I-551C); Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) grantees; I-94 holders with refugee, parole, or asylum status granted; those who have applied for and are awaiting approval regarding permanent resident (green card) status; or those that hold any visa type other than F-1. International students planning to study in the U.S. on an F-1 (student) visa should refer to the "International F-1 Visa Holders" column on the school availability chart.

Application due dates for the School of Health Professions are based on the degree program.

Fall/September 2024: Application Dates & Deadlines

Applicant Type Application Due Date+ Online Decision Date** Candidate's Reply Date***
First-Year, Early Action^ Closed January 31, 2024 June 1, 2024
First-Year, Regular Decision# Closed February 28, 2024 June 1, 2024
All Transfer++ February 1, 2024 April 15, 2024 June 1, 2024

+You may apply after due dates have passed to be considered under Rolling Admission on a space-available basis to any school that still appears as an available choice on the undergraduate application. Schools that are closed for admissions consideration will no longer appear on the application and will not offer Rolling Admission consideration. First-year student applications submitted after December 1 will receive a decision after our Early Action and Regular Decision students have been notified.

^Applying to Rutgers by our fall early action date does not restrict students from applying to other colleges or universities, and Rutgers early action decisions are not binding. Early action applicants will receive one or more of the following notifications by no later than January 31: admitted, not admitted, wait list, or deferred to regular decision. Students deferred to regular decision remain in the applicant pool for final admission notification by no later than the end of February. Rutgers strongly encourages students deferred to regular decision to update their Self-Reported Academic Record (SRAR) with senior year grades by the first week in February.

#You must apply by no later than December 1 to be considered for honors and merit-based scholarships.

**Admissions notifications will be posted online via your Rutgers Application Portal no later than this date if you apply and submit all required credentials by the application due date. Early action applicants will receive one or more of the following notifications by no later than January 31: admitted, not admitted, wait list, or deferred to regular decision. Students deferred to regular decision remain in the applicant pool for final admission notification by no later than the end of February. Rutgers encourages students deferred to regular decision to update their Self-Reported Academic Record (SRAR) with senior year grades by the first week in February. Note for applicants to Mason Gross School of the Arts: Because of portfolio review and auditions, early action and regular admission notification dates do not apply for applicants to Mason Gross School of the Arts. Mason Gross School of the Arts first-year applicants will be notified of admissions decisions by April 1.

++Transfer applicants to Mason Gross School of the Arts should closely review the audition dates listed on their website. Certain audition locations are only offered before the February 1 transfer application deadline.

***If you are admitted after the Candidate’s Reply Date of June 1, you must respond within one week of your date of admission to be guaranteed enrollment.  Enrollment after the Candidate Reply Dates is on a space available basis and may close at any time after these Reply Dates.

September 2024: Available Schools (Full/Part-Time)

View the school availability charts below to find out which schools are currently accepting applications.

First-Year Applicants for Fall 2024

School/College U.S. Citizens and Non-F-1 Visa Holders International F-1 Visa Holders
School of Arts and Sciences Full-Time: Closed
Part-Time: Closed
Non-Matric: Closed
Full-Time: Closed
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences Full-Time: Closed
Part-Time: Closed
Full-Time: Closed
Rutgers Business School-New Brunswick Full-Time: Closed Full-Time: Closed
School of Engineering Full-Time: Closed Full-Time: Closed
School of Nursing-New Brunswick Full-Time : Closed Not Eligible
School of Nursing-Newark Full-Time : Closed Not Eligible
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy Full-Time: Closed Full-Time: Closed
Mason Gross School of the Arts Full-Time: Open Full-Time: Open

Transfer Applicants for Fall 2024

School/College U.S. Citizens and Non-F-1 Visa Holders International F-1 Visa Holders
School of Arts and Sciences Full-Time: Open
Part-Time: Open
Non-Matric: Open
Full-Time: Open
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences Full-Time: Open
Part-Time: Open
Non-Matric: Open
Full-Time: Open
Rutgers Business School-New Brunswick Full-Time: Open Full-Time: Open
School of Engineering Full-Time: Open Full-Time: Open
School of Nursing-New Brunswick RN-BSN: Open
Full-Time: Open
Non-Matric: Open
Not Eligible
School of Nursing-Newark 2nd Degree BSN: Open
(Summer Start)
Full-Time: Open
Not Eligible
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy Full-Time: Open Full-Time: Open
Mason Gross School of the Arts Full-Time Full-Time
School of Management and Labor Relations Full-Time
Part-Time
Non-Matric
Full-Time
Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy Full-Time: Open
Part-Time: Open
Non-Matric: Open
Full-Time: Open
Off-Campus Programs Full-Time
Part-Time
Non-Matric
Full-Time

U.S. Citizens and Non-F-1 Visa Holders include: U.S. citizens; permanent residents with an Alien Registration Receipt Card (green card, I-551,I-551C); Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) grantees; I-94 holders with refugee, parole, or asylum status granted; those who have applied for and are awaiting approval regarding permanent resident (green card) status; or those that hold any visa type other than F-1. International students planning to study in the U.S. on an F-1 (student) visa should refer to the "International F-1 Visa Holders" column on the school availability chart. The School of Nursing-Newark and School of Nursing-New Brunswick requires applicants to be U.S. citizens or permanent residents (green card holders).

Application due dates for the School of Health Professions are based on the degree program.