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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.

Rutgers University–Newark

 

Spring/January 2024: Application Dates & Deadlines

Applicant Type Application Due Date*+ Online Decision Date** Candidate's Reply Date
All (first-year and transfer) October 1, 2023 December 7, 2023 January 11, 2024

For more information, please see the credentials required of first-year applicants or the credentials required of transfer applicants. Your Rutgers Application Portal displays updates after required credentials are received.

+These are not deadlines. You may apply after due dates have passed. However, if you apply after the due dates or if your file remains incomplete after due dates for credentials submission have passed, you will be withdrawn from admissions consideration if your school(s) of application meet enrollment goals before the Office of Admissions reviews your application.

**Admissions decisions will be posted online via your Rutgers Application Portal screen no later than this date.

January 2024: Available Enrollment (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 & Sciences-Newark Full-Time: Open
Part-Time: Open

Full-Time: Closed

 

Rutgers Business School–Newark Full-Time: Open
Part-Time: Open

Full-Time: Closed

 

School of Criminal Justice Full-Time: Open
Part-Time: Open

Full-Time: Closed

 

School of Public Affairs and Administration Full-Time: Open
Part-Time: Open

Full-Time: Closed

 

Transfer Applicants for Spring 2024

School/College U.S. Citizens and Non-F-1 Visa Holders International F-1 Visa Holders
School of Arts & Sciences-Newark Full-Time: Open
Part-Time: Open

Full-Time: Closed

 

Rutgers Business School–Newark Full-Time: Open
Part-Time: Open

Full-Time: Closed

 

School of Criminal Justice Full-Time: Open
Part-Time: Open

Full-Time: Closed

 

School of Public Affairs and Administration Full-Time: Open
Part-Time: Open

Full-Time: Closed

 

University College-Newark  Full-Time: Open
Part-Time: Open

Full-Time: Closed

 

Off-Campus Program Full-Time: Open
Part-Time: Open

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.

Fall/September 2024: Application Dates & Deadlines

Applicant Type Application Due Date*+ Online Decision Date** Candidate's Reply Date
First-Year,
Early Action^
November 1, 2023 January 31, 2024 June 1, 2024
First-Year,
Regular Decision
December 1, 2023 February 28, 2024 June 1, 2024
All Transfer February 1, 2024 April 15, 2024 June 1, 2024

For more information, please see the credentials required of first-year applicants or the credentials required of transfer applicants. Your Rutgers Application Portal displays updates after required credentials are received.

+These are not deadlines. You may apply after due dates have passed. However, if you apply after the due dates or if your file remains incomplete after due dates for credentials submission have passed, you will be withdrawn from admissions consideration if your school(s) of application meet enrollment goals before the Office of Admissions reviews your application.

**Admissions decisions will be posted online via your Rutgers Application Portal screen no later than this date.

^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.

September 2024: Available Enrollment (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 & Sciences-Newark Full-Time: Open
Part-Time: Open

Full-Time: Closed

Rutgers Business School–Newark Full-Time: Open
Part-Time: Open
Full-Time: Closed
School of Criminal Justice Full-Time: Open
Part-Time: Open
Full-Time: Closed
School of Public Affairs and Administration Full-Time: Open
Part-Time: Open
Full-Time: Closed

Transfer Applicants for Fall 2024

School/College U.S. Citizens and Non-F-1 Visa Holders International F-1 Visa Holders
School of Arts & Sciences-Newark Full-Time: Open
Part-Time: Open
Full-Time: Closed
Rutgers Business School–Newark Full-Time: Open
Part-Time: Open
Full-Time: Closed
School of Criminal Justice Full-Time: Open
Part-Time: Open
Full-Time: Closed
School of Public Affairs and Administration Full-Time: Open
Part-Time: Open
Full-Time: Closed
University College-Newark  Full-Time: Open
Part-Time: Open
Full-Time: Closed
Off-Campus Program Full-Time: Open
Part-Time: Open
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.