Undergraduate Admissions

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Full Legal Name (no nicknames)

Full Name

Please use your full, legal name on this application and on any credentials you submit to Rutgers University. Always use your full first name, middle name, and last or family name whenever communicating with Rutgers. If you have a passport, do use your full legal name exactly as it appears on your passport. Do not use nicknames or abbreviations.

If you ever have academic records under other names, check the "My name is different on previous records" option and provide us with the name used on your earlier academic records or the name you used on earlier applications or communication with Rutgers.

Your Email Address (used as log in username)

Email Address

Email is a significant form of communication between Rutgers and our applicants. Please enter your address carefully. We will send you an email confirming receipt of your online application once you submit it.

--- Your email address is also used to save and access your application and, at a later time, to view your application status.

--- To change your email, go back to the login page, then click the "edit" link next to your email address on the top of the page.

Retype Your Email Address

Create an 8-Character Password

Use letters and numbers only. Be certain to remember your password and keep it secure.

Retype Your 8-Character Password

Must match password above.

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Frequently Asked Questions

All instructions on the correct application to use and the how to complete the application process are available at Applications.

First-year or transfer students applying for the first time, or who haven't previously enrolled at Rutgers. This includes students who have taken courses at Rutgers only on a non-matriculating (non-degree seeking) basis (including summer or winter term) and who now wish to pursue an undergraduate degree. For students who use this application, once you create your account, your application will be saved between visits until you are ready to submit it. For this application, you will then have access to your Rutgers status where you can:

If you are applying to the Rutgers School of Health Professions (SHP).

If you were previously enrolled in an undergraduate degree program at any campus of Rutgers University and wish to return to take undergraduate courses for either degree or non-degree study, please use the Re-Enrollment Application.

If you are currently enrolled in a Rutgers University degree program and wish to enroll in a degree program at another Rutgers school prior to graduating, please use the School-to-School Transfer Application.

Yes. You will use this account to:

  • Begin a new application.
  • Save and return to an unfinished application.
  • Submit your completed application for review.
  • View/print a completed application.
  • Track the status of your submitted application.
  • Pay your non-refundable application fee.
  • View items that you are required to provide.
  • View when required items are received.
  • Receive official notification of your admissions decision.
  • To use as your unique log in credential.
  • To recover your password in case you forget it.
  • To receive updates about your application's status.

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Preview First-Year Application

Preview Transfer Application

Preview First-Year Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) Application