Entrance Requirements

Your high school transcript must show that you will graduate or have graduated with at least 16 academic units. Transfer students also 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. Use the links below for school-specific requirements.




Rutgers-Camden
Entrance requirements for:
Camden College of Arts and Sciences
University College-Camden
Rutgers School of Business-Camden
  • 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
Entrance requirements for:
Rutgers School of Nursing-Camden
  • English: 4 years
  • Foreign Language: 2 years of one language
  • Mathematics: 3 years, including algebra I, geometry, algebra II
  • Science: 1 year each of biology and chemistry
  • Other Courses: 5 other academic courses
  • Total: 16 academic courses
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Rutgers-Newark
Entrance requirements for:
Newark College of Arts and Sciences
University College-Newark
Rutgers Business School: Undergraduate-Newark
School of Criminal Justice
School of Public Affairs and Administration
  • 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

Entrance Requirements for:
College of Nursing
  • English: 4 years
  • Foreign Language: None required
  • Mathematics: 3 years, including algebra I, geometry, algebra II
  • Science: 1 year each of biology and chemistry
  • Other Courses: 7 other academic courses
  • Total: 16 academic courses

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Rutgers-New Brunswick
Entrance requirements for:
School of Arts and Sciences
Rutgers Business School: Undergraduate-New Brunswick
  • 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

Entrance Requirements for:
College of Nursing-New Brunswick
  • English: 4 years
  • Foreign Language: None required
  • Mathematics: 3 years, including algebra I, geometry, algebra II
  • Science: 1 year each of biology and chemistry
  • Other Courses: 7 other academic courses
  • Total: 16 academic courses

Entrance Requirements for:
School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
  • English: 4 years
  • Foreign Language: None required
  • Mathematics: 3 years, including algebra I, geometry, algebra II
  • Science: 2 years
  • Other Courses: 7 other academic courses
  • Total: 16 academic courses

Entrance Requirements for:
Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy
  • English: 4 years
  • Foreign Language: 2 years of one language
  • Mathematics: 3 years, including algebra I, geometry, algebra II
  • Science: 1 year each of biology and chemistry
  • Other Courses: 5 other academic courses (physics recommended)
  • Total: 16 academic courses

Entrance Requirements for:
Mason Gross School of the Arts
  • English: 4 years
  • Foreign Language: None required; 2 years of one language recommended
  • Mathematics: 3 years, including algebra I, geometry, algebra II
  • Science: None required
  • Other Courses: 9 other academic courses
  • Total: 16 academic courses

Entrance Requirements for:
School of Engineering
  • English: 4 years
  • Foreign Language: None required
  • Mathematics: 4 years, including algebra I, geometry, algebra II, precalculus
  • Science: 1 year each of chemistry and physics
  • Other Courses: 6 other academic courses (computer programming recommended)
  • Total: 16 academic courses
  • Note for first-year applicants: If you have completed precalculus before your senior year, we recommend that you take calculus in your senior year.

Entrance Requirements for:
School of Management and Labor Relations

Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy

  • English: 4 years
  • Foreign Language: None required
  • Mathematics: 3 years, including algebra I, geometry, algebra II
  • Science: None required
  • Other Courses: 9 other academic courses
  • Total: 16 academic courses

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