Due Dates and School Availability

 

Fall/September 2021 Dates

  Application Due Date+ Credentials Due Date* Online Decision** Candidate's Reply Date
First-Year, Early Action^ November 1, 2020 November 30, 2020 February 15, 2021 May 1, 2021
First-Year, Regular Decision# December 1, 2020 December 30, 2020 March 31, 2021 May 1, 2021
All Transfer++ February 1, 2021 February 15, 2021 April 15, 2021 May 1, 2021

+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the due dates or if your file remains incomplete after due dates for credentials submission have passed, you will be withdrawn from admissions consideration if your school(s) of application meet enrollment goals before Undergraduate Admissions reviews your application.

^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 February 15: 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 March. 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 March.

*Required credentials are due by the end of the month (November 30 for early action and December 30 for regular decision). For more information, please see the credentials required of first-year applicants or the credentials required of transfer applicants. Your Rutgers Status screen displays updates after required credentials are received.

#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 status screen no later than this date. Early action applicants will receive one or more of the following notifications by no later than February 15: 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 March. Rutgers encourages students deferred to regular decision to update their Self-Reported Academic Record (SRAR) with senior year grades by the first week in March. 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 here. Certain audition locations are only offered before the February 1 transfer application deadline.

 

 

First-Year Fall/September 2021 School Availability

Schools/Colleges U.S. and Non-F-1 Visa Holders International F-1 Visa Holders
School of Arts and Sciences

CLOSED

CLOSED
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences

CLOSED

CLOSED
Rutgers Business School–New Brunswick CLOSED CLOSED
School of Engineering CLOSED CLOSED
School of Nursing–New Brunswick CLOSED Not Eligible
School of Nursing–Newark CLOSED Not Eligible
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy CLOSED CLOSED
Mason Gross School of the Arts

Full-Time, Open for Music and Dance Only

Full-Time, Open for Music and Dance Only

 

Transfer Fall/September 2021 School Availability

Schools/Colleges U.S. and Non-F-1 Visa Holders International F-1 Visa Holders
School of Arts and Sciences


CLOSED


CLOSED

School of Environmental and Biological Sciences Full-Time
Part-Time
Non-Matric
Full-Time
Rutgers Business School–New Brunswick CLOSED CLOSED
School of Engineering


CLOSED


CLOSED

School of Nursing-Newark

2nd Degree BSN
(Summer Start)
CLOSED

Not Eligible
School of NursingNew Brunswick

RN-BSN
Full-Time
 

School Nursing Certificate
Non-Matric
 

Not Eligible
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy CLOSED CLOSED
Mason Gross School of the Arts Full-Time, Open for Music and Dance Only Full-Time, Open for Music and Dance Only
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
Part-Time
Non-Matric

Full-Time
Off-Campus Programs Full-Time
Part-Time
Non-Matric
Full-Time

U.S. 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.

2022 Application available starting August 2021


Spring/January 2022 Dates

  Application Due Date+ Online Decision** Candidate's Reply Date
All (first-year and transfer) October 1, 2021 December 1, 2021 December 7, 2021

 

Fall/September 2022 Dates

  Application Due Date+ Online Decision** Candidate's Reply Date
First-Year, Early Action^ November 1, 2021 February 15, 2022 May 1, 2022
First-Year, Regular Decision# December 1, 2021 March 31, 2022 May 1, 2022
All Transfer++ February 1, 2022 April 15, 2022 May 1, 2022

+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 have passed, you will be withdrawn from admissions consideration if your school(s) of application meet enrollment goals before Undergraduate Admissions reviews your application.

^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 February 15: 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 March. 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 March.

#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 status screen no later than this date. Early action applicants will receive one or more of the following notifications by no later than February 15: 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 March. Rutgers encourages students deferred to regular decision to update their Self-Reported Academic Record (SRAR) with senior year grades by the first week in March. 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 here. Certain audition locations are only offered before the February 1 transfer application deadline.