The Rutgers 2021 application is open. 

Standardized Tests Now Optional for 2021 Applicants

Due to the uncertainty of test dates and availability of standardized tests, Rutgers has made submission of SAT and ACT test scores optional for students applying for 2021 admission.



Your high school record must show that you will graduate or have graduated with at least 16 academic units.

Transfer students are expected to have completed our specific required high school entrance courses; if necessary, college courses may be used to satisfy high school course requirements.

Entrance to an undergraduate school minimally requires the following:

  • English: 4 years
  • Foreign Language: 2 years of one language
  • Mathematics: 3 years, including algebra I, geometry, algebra II
  • Science: 2 years
  • Other Courses: 5 other academic courses
  • Total: 16 academic courses


More information for:

School of Arts & Sciences-Newark
Rutgers Business School
School of Criminal Justice
School of Public Affairs and Administration
University College-Newark