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Before you start the application please read the How To Apply. This tab has useful information that will make using the Rutgers University-wide on-line Graduate and Professional Application Portal easier. Please know, this page has FAQs related to the application process. If you have questions pertaining to academics, please visit the page for Medical, Dental and/or Biomedical Scholars.
What are the questions that appear on the application?
There are 9 sections in the online application form. Each section and the questions within can be previewed here.
How to fill the Program Information section in the application?
Please take a look at the flowchart on the How To Apply page.
If I have questions regarding the application, whom should I contact? SGS Newark Health Science Campus or the University-wide Graduate and Professional Admissions department?
You should contact our office and we will work with you in resolving your questions. You can contact us via email or call us on 9739724511
What is the deadline to apply?
If you wish to start in the Fall semester, the application deadline is June 30th of that year. For the Fall 2020 semester, the application deadline has been extended to July 15, 2020.
If you wish to start in the Spring semester, the application deadline is November 15th of the preceding year.
Is there a minimum GPA to apply?
There is no minimum GPA for application to our program. We look at the following elements together: GPA, test scores, letter of recommendation, and personal statement.
What test scores are needed?
either one of these scores is acceptable. At least one of these is required.
typically required of all foreign applicants, please read more here.
What are my housing options in the area around the Newark Health Science Campus?
If I am currently enrolled in one of the Certificate programs, can I transfer into the Masters program?
We typically do not transfer students from the Certificate program to the Master program. You would have to submit an application and be accepted.
Where can I get more information about financial aid?
Rutgers Office of Financial Aid