Resources for Transfer Students

Launch the transfer process that will bring you to our campus.

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Welcome to Rutgers University-Newark!

RU-N is dedicated to ensuring a smooth transition. To help you along, RU-N has created a Transfer Student Checklist and the Transfer myRUN101 SOAR Presentation to help you understand the numerous resources for transfer students.  To the left, you will find a navigation bar to guide you through online resources and the transfer process. Below, you will find information on how your credits may transfer to RU-N.

How will my courses transfer to different New Jersey universities?

If you are currently attending a New Jersey Community College (NJCC) and/or other New Jersey–based institution and are interested in transferring to Rutgers University–Newark, you should utilize NJ Transfer. With NJ Transfer, you can learn how courses may transfer to many college and/or universities across New Jersey. NJ Transfer provides comprehensive information for any transfer student.

Per the NJ statewide transfer agreement, students transferring into Rutgers University–Newark from a community college with a completed and verified AA or AS degree will have completed 60 of the 120 credits and will be in junior standing. Rutgers University–Newark can accept up to 65 credits from NJ County Colleges and 90 credits from other 4-year universities or colleges. The university accepts a minimum of a "C" grade.

If you are transferring from out-of-state or a college/university not included in the NJ Transfer website, you should complete the admission application and work directly with the transfer staff in each of our schools/colleges regarding transfer credits:

I want to apply to Rutgers University-Newark. What are my degree options?

Choose a school you are interested in attending. The following are transfer contacts for all undergraduate schools at RU-N

I am still deciding...

If you are still deciding which university to attend, schedule a visit with us and we will take you on a tour of our campus.

Key Contacts

Office of Undergraduate and Graduate Admissions

(973) 353-5205
Engelhard HallRoom 101
190 University AvenueNewarkNJ07102

Main contact