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Application Dates & Deadlines

Mark your calendar with these important application due dates. Find out when to apply to Rutgers and which schools are still open for admission.

Rutgers University–Newark

Spring/January 2022: Application Dates & Deadlines

Applicant Type Application Due Date*+ Online Decision Date** Candidate's Reply Date
All (first-year and transfer) October 1, 2021 December 7, 2021 January 15, 2022

*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 Application Portal displays updates after required credentials are received.

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the due dates or if your file remains incomplete after due dates for credentials submission have passed, you will be withdrawn from admissions consideration if your school(s) of application meet enrollment goals before the Office of Admissions reviews your application.

**Admissions decisions will be posted online via your Rutgers Application Portal screen no later than this date.

January 2022: Available Enrollment (Full/Part-Time)

View the school availability charts below to find out which schools are currently accepting applications.

First-Year Applicants for Spring 2022

School/College U.S. Citizens and Non-F-1 Visa Holders International F-1 Visa Holders
School of Arts & Sciences-Newark Full-Time: Closed
Part-Time: Closed
Full-Time: Closed
Rutgers Business School–Newark Full-Time: Closed
Part-Time: Closed
Full-Time: Closed
School of Criminal Justice Full-Time: Closed
Part-Time: Closed
Full-Time: Closed
School of Public Affairs and Administration Full-Time: Closed
Part-Time: Closed
Full-Time: Closed

Transfer Applicants for Spring 2022

School/College U.S. Citizens and Non-F-1 Visa Holders International F-1 Visa Holders
School of Arts & Sciences-Newark Full-Time: Closed
Part-Time: Closed
Full-Time: Closed
Rutgers Business School–Newark Full-Time: Closed
Part-Time: Closed
Full-Time: Closed
School of Criminal Justice Full-Time: Closed
Part-Time: Closed
Full-Time: Closed
School of Public Affairs and Administration Full-Time: Closed
Part-Time: Closed
Full-Time: Closed
University College-Newark  Full-Time: Closed
Part-Time: Closed
Full-Time: Closed
Off-Campus Program Full-Time: Closed
Part-Time: Closed
Full-Time: Closed

U.S. Citizens 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.

Fall/September 2022: Application Dates & Deadlines

Applicant Type Application Due Date*+ Online Decision Date** 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

*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 Application Portal displays updates after required credentials are received.

+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 the Office of Admissions reviews your application.

**Admissions decisions will be posted online via your Rutgers Application Portal screen no later than this date.

^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.

September 2022: Available Enrollment (Full/Part-Time)

View the school availability charts below to find out which schools are currently accepting applications.

First-Year Applicants for Fall 2022

School/College U.S. Citizens and Non-F-1 Visa Holders International F-1 Visa Holders
School of Arts & Sciences-Newark Full-Time: Open
Part-Time: Open
Full-Time: Open
Rutgers Business School–Newark Full-Time: Open
Part-Time: Open
Full-Time: Open
School of Criminal Justice Full-Time: Open
Part-Time: Open
Full-Time: Open
School of Public Affairs and Administration Full-Time: Open
Part-Time: Open
Full-Time: Open

Transfer Applicants for Fall 2022

School/College U.S. Citizens and Non-F-1 Visa Holders International F-1 Visa Holders
School of Arts & Sciences-Newark Full-Time: Open
Part-Time: Open
Full-Time: Open
Rutgers Business School–Newark Full-Time: Open
Part-Time: Open
Full-Time: Open
School of Criminal Justice Full-Time: Open
Part-Time: Open
Full-Time: Open
School of Public Affairs and Administration Full-Time: Open
Part-Time: Open
Full-Time: Open
University College-Newark  Full-Time: Open
Part-Time: Open
Full-Time: Open
Off-Campus Program Full-Time: Open
Part-Time: Open
Full-Time: Open

U.S. Citizens 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.