When to Apply

Application due dates for the School of Health Related Professions differ by program. For other Rutgers undergraduate schools you may apply after the due dates have passed, subject to the conditions noted below.


Timetable for Spring/January Admission

Applicant Type 
Application Due Date* +
Online Decision**
Candidate’s Reply Date
All (first-year and transfer)
October 1, 2013
December 7, 2013
December 14, 2013

+ Individuals may apply after due dates have passed.  However, those who apply after the due dates or whose files remain incomplete after due dates for credentials submission have passed will be withdrawn from admissions consideration if their school(s) of application meet enrollment goals before University Undergraduate Admissions reviews their applications.
* Required credentials are due 10/15/13. For more information, please see the credentials required of first year applicants or the credentials required of transfer applicants. Your Rutgers Status displays updates after required credentials are received.

** Admissions decisions will be posted online via "Your Rutgers Statusno later than this date, except for Mason Gross School of the Arts. 


Timetable for Fall/September Admission

Student Type and Action
Application Due Date* +
Online Decision**
Candidate’s Reply Date
First Year, Early Action^ 
November 1, 2013
January 31, 2014
May 1, 2014
First Year, Regular Action
December 1, 2013
February 28, 2014
May 1, 2014
All Transfer
February 1, 2014
April 15, 2014
May 1, 2014

^ 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.

* Required credentials are due two weeks later than the Application Due Date. For more information, please see the credentials required of first year applicants or the credentials required of transfer applicants. "Your Rutgers Status" displays updates after required credentials are received.

+ Students may apply after due dates have passed.  However, students who apply after the due dates or whose files remain incomplete after due dates for credentials submission have passed will be withdrawn from admissions consideration if their school(s) of application meet enrollment goals before University Undergraduate Admissions reviews their applications.

** Admissions decisions will be posted online via "Your Rutgers Status" no later than this date, except for Mason Gross School of the Arts. Because of portfolio review and auditions, Early and Regular Action notification dates do not apply for applicants to Mason Gross School of the Arts. Mason Gross School of the Arts applicants will be notified of admissions decisions by April 1.