Dec. 1 Regular Decision
December 1 is the first-year regular decision application due date. Applying by Dec. 1 ensures you can be considered for all schools, as well as honors and merit-based scholarships.
Students who applied early action have until Nov. 30 to submit required credentials, including the Self-Reported Academic Record (SRAR) and test scores (optional).
Rutgers will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday from Thursday, Nov. 26 to Sunday, Nov. 29. Credentials received during this time will update on the Rutgers Status Screen starting on Tuesday, Dec. 1. We use the date the credentials are received for meeting due dates, not the date the Rutgers Status Screen is updated.
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