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This page contains step-by-step instructions to apply to Masters Program at the Newark Health Science Campus of the School of Graduate Studies, Rutgers University. If you wish to start in the Fall semester, the application deadline is June 30th of that year. If you wish to start in the Spring semester, the application deadline is November 15th of the preceding year. You can follow the instructions below or access information from our open house recordings: Cick here for a recording of the October 2019 virtual open house or Click here for a recording of the "how to apply" section from the open house.
You will leave this website and will be directed to the Rutgers University-wide Graduate and Professional Application Portal. If this is your first time accessing the portal, you will be required to create an account. To create an account you simply need to generate a log-in ID and PIN. Remember to save this information for continued access to the Application Portal. You can save an incomplete application at any time and finish at a later time.
After logging in you will find the online application has 9 sections. You can preview the questions on the application here. The 9 sections are designed for you to fill out personal information, residency information, select your program, provide information about past institutions, upload your test scores, upload information for financial aid, submit your personal statement and provide recommender information.
Filling out section 3 of the online application: Program
There are 200+ graduate programs on the Rutgers University-wide Graduate and Professional Application Portal. To fill out Program information follow the following steps
1. As shown below, you will find the Program Name tab (green arrow) with a drop down menu (blue arrow)
2. Click on the drop-down menu to open a pop-up window, select Biomedical Sciences
3. Selecting Biomedical Sciences will display ALL the programs offered in Biomedical Sciences. Select the degree you are applying to (MS or MBS) by clicking on the term when you plan to start the program. Double check to confirm you are applyin to the Newark campus (blue arrow).
4. After you select the term, the pop-up windows close and you will be back in the main application portal. Program information will be auto-filled in your application as shown below.
After selecting your program fill out the other sections by providing information about past institutions, upload your test scores, upload information for financial aid, submit your personal statement and provide recommender information. You can save an incomplete application at any time and finish at a later time.
Under the section, Checklist there will be an option to upload supporting materials. Supporting documents that cannot be directly typed or uploaded onto the application portal (eg. transcripts, standardized scores and some references), please send them or have them sent to:
Office of Graduate and Professional Admissions
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
56 Bevier Road
ASB Annex I
Piscataway, NJ 08854 U.S.A.
Other useful links:
Specific to the Newark Health Science Campus of the Rutgers School of Graduate Studies
After reading this, if you have any questions, email us or call us at 973-972-4511.