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.


*United States Veterans or service members: If you plan on using Tuition Assistance (TA), you must receive approval from your Educational Services Officer (ESO) or counselor prior to enrolling at Rutgers.

If you are a Verteran that is Transferring - REGISTER FOR A TRANSFER TUESDAY VIRTUAL EVENT


Our Transfer admission events are ALL VIRTUAL NOW! Register to attend our NEW virtual transfer online information webinar with a live chat about transferring to Rutgers University-Newark. Plus, take a virtual tour!


See the array of VIRTUAL events we have planned for our propspective students, applicants and admitted students.

Veterans have a Successful Path at Rutgers University-Newark

Supporting Student Success and Balance: Tuition Assistance for Veterans

*United States Veterans or Service Members: If you plan on using Tuition Assistance (TA), you must receive approval from your Educational Services Officer (ESO) or counselor prior to enrolling at Rutgers.

Veteran Affairs Services

As a Yellow Ribbon educational institution, we are accredited by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and provides enrollment certification of education benefits as a core service. If you are a military-affiliated student at Rutgers University–Newark, you will have access to a dedicated office and staff who will help you access and use all the services that Rutgers University–Newark has to offer. 


For many years, RU-N has admirably served veterans, members of the Armed Forces, and their dependents who come to pursue their education. I am excited to serve these students and offer many diverse opportunities to help them succeed at every level.
Paul Lazaro
Assistant Director, Office of Veteran Affairs
Veteran Affairs Program

Rutgers Student Veteran Organization (RSVO):

The Rutgers Student Veterans Organization is a student-run advocacy group comprised of student veterans and supporters based out of Rutgers University in Newark, NJ. RSVO's mission is to provide a smooth transition for veterans entering Rutgers-Newark, memorable veteran-related programming and exhibitions that are designed to enrich the college experience of the Rutgers-Newark community, and to be actively engaged in community service projects that assist veterans.


Resources for Student Veterans


What military education benefits can I use to fund my education at Rutgers University-Newark?

The United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) offers various educational assistance programs for eligible veterans, certain members of the selected reserve, and certain spouses and children of veterans.

Who Qualifies for Veterans Educational Benefits?


Qualifying Service People for Educational Benefits

Active-duty service members, reservists, and National Guardsmen who are eligible for Department of Defense tuition assistance may also utilize those benefits.

The Latest on US VA Educational Programs


VA Government Programs

I want to use my military education benefits (GI Bill or the NJ National Guard Tuition Program) at Rutgers University-Newark. How do I start?

Certify Your Enrollment


Want to Certify Your Enrollment?

Visit with the VA School Certifying Official to meet Daniel Villanueva, Associate Registrar in Blumenthal Hall, 3rd Floor.

What's Next for You at Rutgers University-Newark?

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If you already have 12 college credits, you may be a transfer student. Ready to apply now.

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If you are still deciding which university to attend, schedule a visit with us at Rutgers University-Newark and we will take you on a tour of the campus.

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After you've chosen Rutgers University-Newark, its time to enroll and get acquainted with our students, faculty, campus life, and resources.