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Transfer Students

Incoming Transfer Students from other Institutions

Admission to the School of Arts and Sciences Honors Program is recommended for first and second year students.  Transfer students entering as a junior are strongly encouraged to pursue Departmental Honors within the major department – for information, go to

Transfer students who wish to apply for admission to the School of Arts and Sciences Honors Program must first be admitted to Rutgers School of Arts and Sciences.

To be considered for admission for the SAS Honors Program, transfer students must have:

Transfer students who have been admitted to Rutgers School of Arts and Sciences and who meet these guidelines may apply for admission.  A complete application will include:

  1. Application form (click here to log in)
  2. Letter of Interest
  3. Official college transcript(s) including final semester grades
  4. Resume
  5. One letter of recommendation from a faculty member
  6. An essay response of at least 500 words (essay question is listed on Application Form)

A complete package must be post-marked by Monday, June 19, 2017

Admission is for the fall semester only! 

If you are transferring in the spring semester, please read admission information for Current Students.


Transfer Students from other units at Rutgers University

To be considered for admission to the SAS Honors Program, school-to-school transfer students must first be admitted to the School of Arts and Sciences.  Students with a cumulative GPA of 3.700 may apply to the SAS Honors Program. 

A full application will include:

  1. an essay
  2. a resume
  3. optional letter of recommendation
  4. and transcript

Admission is for the fall semester only!

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honors program offices

Nelson Biological Labs
Room A-110
P 848-445-3912
Milledoler Hall
Room 119
P 848-932-1406
College Hall
Room 306
P 848-932-2011
Lucy Stone Hall
Room A-201
P 848-445-3206

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