male graduate students

Overview

Some people know exactly what they want to study; others want to explore the options before selecting their path. Whatever your approach, we can help you find your way to Rutgers and through the application process.

Whether you wish to pursue a degree or just take courses for nondegree study, see what Rutgers offers. If you have a general sense of what you want to study or perhaps you know exactly which field you want to study, use our online database of programs to get the details. Become familiar with the requirements and deadlines. Get information on faculty and research. Examine the curriculum. Find a program that interests you by field of study, school, or degree.

Get ahead of the process. Learn what to do in advance of the online application. Identify the requirements and deadlines for your program, and request transcripts and test scores. Contact your recommenders and prepare your personal statement.

Get a step-by-step overview of the application process. Review a checklist of requirements. Know what to expect at every stage, including fees, supporting materials, and applying to multiple programs. You can save your work at any time during the process and come back any time to complete it.

The application is online and ready for you.

Finish your application and/or pay the fee.

Once you have submitted the basic application, you are ready to upload your résumé, unofficial transcript, writing samples, and more. You can come back at any time before your deadline to submit supporting materials.

Check your status to determine whether your application is complete and if you have been accepted to your program. Just enter your RUID, birth date, and gender.

Everything you need to know about accepting admission and more. Learn more about attending Rutgers.