RUTGERS BUSINESS SCHOOL: UNDERGRADUATE-NEW BRUNSWICK
 
The Rutgers Business School: Undergraduate New Brunswick accepts school-to-school transfers for the fall semester only. Students interested in applying for fall 2013 may submit a school-to-school transfer application online at this site between December 1, 2012-January 15, 2013.
 
The Rutgers Business School: Undergraduate New Brunswick offers six majors leading to the Bachelor of Science degree: accounting (010), finance (390), management (620), management science and information systems (business analytics and information technology) (623), marketing (630), and supply chain and marketing science (799). School-to-school transfer students are admitted into the second and third years of the program, upon meeting specific course and GPA requirements.
 
Admission is competitive, based on a limited number of seats available for the fall 2013 semester. Therefore, the criteria outlined below are minimum requirements and do not guarantee admission to the Rutgers Business School-New Brunswick (RBS-NB) undergraduate program. It is the student’s responsibility to be familiar with all relevant information.
 
Criteria for Admission
 
I. Rutgers New Brunswick students: Students applying from School of Arts and Sciences (SAS), Mason Gross School of the Arts , School of Engineering, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences (SEBS), College of Nursing-New Brunswick, Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy
  1. Residency and Credit Requirements
    • Transfer Eligibility: Students applying from School of Arts and Sciences (SAS) the College of Nursing, Mason Gross School of the Arts, the School of Engineering, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, or the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy must have completed 24 degree credits as a matriculating student at Rutgers University-New Brunswick by the end of the spring 2013 semester in order to submit their transfer application.
       
    • RBS-NB Graduation Residency: Students transferring into RBS-NB must earn 45 business credits at Rutgers-New Brunswick.
       
    • Second Degree Candidates: School-to-school transfer is an option for students seeking their first baccalaureate degree only.
       
    • Disciplinary Status: Students must indicate on their application if they are currently under review for disciplinary action, judicial sanction, or a violation of the academic integrity policy at their present school.
     
  2. Grade-Point Average
    • Minimum Cumulative GPA: Students applying from the School of Arts and Sciences, the College of Nursing, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Mason Gross School of the Arts, the School of Engineering or the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy must have a Rutgers-New Brunswick cumulative grade-point average of at least 3.100 by the end of the spring 2013 semester – no summer 2013 grades will be considered. This is a minimum GPA guideline; the actual GPA for admission may be higher based on competition for the number of seats available for fall 2013.
       
    • Transcript Review: All previously earned degree credits and grades will be reviewed in compliance with the Rutgers Business School-New Brunswick academic policies.
       
      Students should be aware that the Rutgers Business School-New Brunswick may decline credits that were previously approved by their present college and/or adjust pass/no credit and repeated course grades in accordance with RBS-NB policy.
       
    • Missing Grades: Grades of NG, TF, TZ, or INC will be calculated into the cumulative GPA as “F” for the purposes of determining admission. Students are expected to have completed all coursework and be issued final grades by the end of the spring 2013 semester.
     
  3. Courses
     
    • Writing: All students must have completed Expository Writing (01:355:101) or an acceptable equivalent course with a grade of “C” or better by the end of the spring 2013 semester.
       
    • Mathematics: All students must have completed a minimum of either 01:640:115 or 01:640:111/112 or an acceptable equivalent by the end of the spring 2013 semester.
       
    • Eligibility Courses: Students must have completed the following prerequisite courses or equivalents with a grade of at least a “C” in each course in order to declare a major in accounting, finance, management, marketing, or supply chain and marketing science. However, it is strongly recommended that students transferring with 54 or more degree credits (junior status) have all six of the eligibility courses completed by the end of the spring 2013 semester in order to complete their major requirements in a timely manner. Students transferring in with sophomore status should have at least 3 of the six courses completed, including Calculus I, by the end of the spring 2013 semester:
     
    01:220:102 Introduction to Microeconomics
     
    01:220:103 Introduction to Macroeconomics
     
    01:640:135 Calculus I (01:640:151 also accepted)
     
    01:960:285 Introduction to Statistics for Business
     
    01:198:170 Computer Applications for Business
     
    33:010:272 Introduction to Financial Accounting*
     
    *Students must receive a grade of at least a “B” in this course to major in accounting
     
    Proceed to Part III for information pertaining to all school-to-school transfer applicants.
II. Students applying from Rutgers Camden or Rutgers Newark Schools
  1. Residency and Credit Requirements
    • Transfer Eligibility: Students applying from Rutgers-Newark and Rutgers- Camden must have completed a minimum of 24 degree credits as a matriculating student at Rutgers University by the end of the spring 2013 semester in order to submit their transfer application.
       
    • RBS-NB Graduation Residency: Students from Rutgers-Newark and Rutgers- Camden must complete the RBS-NB residency requirement of 45 New Brunswick business credits (coursework in subject areas accounting, business law, finance, management, marketing, supply chain management, or management science and information systems) as a matriculated RBS-NB student prior to graduation.
     
    Rutgers-Camden or Rutgers-Newark students transferring into RBS-NB with greater than six business credits will be required to complete extra credits for graduation, possibly resulting in additional time and tuition payments, in order to fulfill the New Brunswick 45 business credit residency requirement. For this reason, transfer is not recommended for students who will have completed more than six business credits in their present college by the end of the current semester. Students in this situation seeking transfer must consult with a transfer advisor in RBS-NB prior to submitting a school-to-school transfer application.
     
    • Second Degree Candidates: School to School transfer is an option for students seeking their first baccalaureate degree only.
       
    • Disciplinary Status: Students must indicate on their application if they are currently under review for disciplinary action, judicial sanction, or a violation of the academic integrity policy at their present school.
     
  2. Grade-Point Average
    • Minimum Cumulative GPA: Students applying from Rutgers-Camden or Rutgers-Newark must have a cumulative grade-point average of 3.500 at Rutgers University by the end of the spring 2013 semester – no summer 2013 grades will be considered. This is a minimum GPA guideline; the actual GPA for admission may be higher based on competition for the number of seats available for fall 2013.
       
    • Transcript Review: All previously earned degree credits and grades will be reviewed in compliance with the RBS-NB academic policies.
     
    Students should be aware that the RBS-NB may decline credits that were previously approved by their present college and/or adjust pass/no credit and repeated course grades in accordance with RBS-NB policy.
     
    • Missing Grades: Grades of NG, TF, TZ, or INC will be calculated into the cumulative GPA as “F” for the purposes of determining admission. Students are expected to have completed all coursework and be issued final grades by the end of the spring 2013 semester.
     
  3. Courses
     
    • Writing - Rutgers-Newark: All students must have completed English Composition I and II (21:355:101 and 21:355:102) or an acceptable equivalent course with a grade of “C” or better by the end of the spring 2013 semester.
       
    • Mathematics - Rutgers-Newark: All students must have completed a minimum of Calculus I 21:640:135 an acceptable equivalent by the end of the spring 2013 semester.
       
    • Rutgers-Newark Students must have completed the following prerequisite courses or equivalents with a grade of at least a “C” in each course in order to declare a major in accounting, finance, management, marketing, or supply chain and marketing science. However, it is strongly recommended that students transferring with 54 or more degree credits (junior status) have all six of the eligibility courses completed by the end of the spring 2013 semester in order to complete their major requirements in a timely manner. Students transferring in with sophomore status should have at least 3 of the six courses completed, including Calculus I:
     
    21:220:101 Introduction to Economics - Micro
     
    21:220:102 Introduction to Economics - Macro
     
    21:640:135 Calculus I
     
    21:220:231 Statistical Methods
     
    A course equivalent to 01:198:170. No equivalent course in Rutgers-Newark
     
    29:010:203 Introduction to Financial Accounting*
     
    *Students must receive a grade of at least a “B” in this course to major in accounting
     
    • Writing - Rutgers Camden: All students must have completed English Composition I and II (50:350:101 and 50:350:102) or an acceptable equivalent course with a grade of “C” or better by the end of the spring 2013 semester.
       
    • Mathematics - Rutgers Camden: All students must have completed an acceptable equivalent to Calculus I by the end of the spring 2013 semester.
       
    • Rutgers - Camden:Students must have completed the following prerequisite courses or equivalents with a grade of at least a “C” in each course in order to declare a major in accounting, finance, management, marketing, or supply chain and marketing science. However, it is strongly recommended that students transferring with 54 or more degree credits (junior status) have all six of the eligibility courses completed by the end of the spring 2013 semester in order to complete their major requirements in a timely manner. Students transferring in with sophomore status should have at least 3 of the six courses completed, including Calculus I:
     
    50:220:102 Microeconomics Principles
     
    50:220:103 Macroeconomics Principles
     
    A course equivalent to 01:640:135. No equivalent course in Rutgers-Camden
     
    50:960:284 Introduction to Statistics II
     
    A course equivalent to 01:198:170. No equivalent course in Rutgers-Camden
     
    52:010:101 Introduction to Financial Accounting*
     
    *Students must receive a grade of at least a “B” in this course to major in accounting
III. General Information for all Applicants
  1. Conditions
    • Admitted students are subject to all academic policies of the Rutgers Business School-New Brunswick.
     
    All previously earned degree credits and grades will be reviewed in compliance with the Rutgers Business School-New Brunswick academic policies. Students should be aware that the Rutgers Business School-New Brunswick may decline credits that were previously approved by their present college and/or adjust pass/no credit and repeated course grades in accordance with Rutgers Business School-New Brunswick policy.
     
    Once admitted to the Rutgers Business School-New Brunswick, all students must remain in compliance with the policies of the Rutgers Business School-New Brunswick.
     
    • Additional conditions will be noted in the notification message sent to admitted students. Students are responsible for compliance with any conditions specified.
     
  2. Graduation Requirements
     
    All Rutgers Business School-New Brunswick students must:
     
    • Complete a minimum of 120 degree credits.
    • Complete all Rutgers Business School-New Brunswick general education requirements.
    • Maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of at least a 2.000.
    • Complete all business core and major course requirements with a minimum grade of C.
    • Must successfully discharge all academic, disciplinary, and financial obligations to the University.
     
  3. Application Deadline/Procedures and Notification Schedule
    • Students interested in applying for a school-to-school transfer to the Rutgers Business School-New Brunswick for fall 2013 must submit the online application no later than January 15, 2013.
       
    • Students are limited to one school/college choice and to one application submission in each semester.
       
    • Applicants who have completed all criteria for admission by the end of the fall 2012 semester will receive notification of the Rutgers Business School-New Brunswick admissions decision via email on or before March 15, 2013.
       
    • Applicants who have completed all criteria for admission by the end of the spring 2013 semester will receive notification of the Rutgers Business School-New Brunswick admissions decision via email on or before June 1, 2013.
     
  4. Advising/Orientation/Registration Information
     
    • Newly admitted school-to-school transfer students are required to attend our New Student Transfer Orientation. Information about this mandatory meeting will be emailed to students.
       
    • Applicants are urged to consult Degree Navigator (http://nbdn.rutgers.edu) for information regarding degree requirements.
     
  5. College Enrollment
  6. By submitting an application, an admitted student declares his/her intention to enroll at the Rutgers Business School-New Brunswick for the fall 2013 semester. The Rutgers Business School-New Brunswick will assume that an application represents a serious decision made by the applicant after thorough consideration of the School’s requirements and policies. If the student is admitted, the RBS-NB Dean’s Office will notify the University Registrar to change the student’s college of registration to the Rutgers Business School-New Brunswick (school code 33).

  7. Withdrawal of Application
  8. Prior to a decision, an applicant may withdraw his/her application by visiting the status screen and clicking on “Withdraw My Application.”

  9. Withdrawal After Admission
  10. If an admitted student chooses not to enroll in the Rutgers Business School-New Brunswick, he/she must select the “Decline Transfer” button displayed in their admission email within the timeframe indicated so that his/her college of registration may be modified accordingly. Without this notice, the student’s college of registration will remain as the Rutgers Business School-New Brunswick (school code 33).

  11. University Housing
  12. Housing accommodations are assigned to school-to-school transfer students on a space-available basis and are NOT guaranteed. Students interested in on-campus housing opportunities should contact the University Division of Housing Office at (732) 932-1001 to inquire about available space.

  13. Student Accounting/Financial Aid
  14. Students should contact the Student Accounting Services to determine if there are any changes in their term bill related to transferring colleges. Students also should contact the Office of Financial Aid to determine if transfer will have any impact on the student’s financial aid package.

    Note: certain Rutgers scholarships and awards are not transferable. Please confirm your award status prior to registration.


  15. Accommodation Under ADA/Section 504
  16. Students currently receiving accommodation should inform their present campus coordinator of their intention to transfer, to facilitate uninterrupted accommodation.

  17. Rutgers Business School-New Brunswick contact
  18. Dean Patricia Caldwell, caldwell@business.rutgers.edu