International Students

Rutgers is one of the most culturally diverse universities in the United States and is located in an area that is home to a wide variety of cultures. Applications from academically qualified international students are welcome and encouraged.

You are considered an international student if:

  • You are currently studying in the United States on a student visa (F-1 or J-1) in high school, college, or an English language program;
  • You intend to enter the United States with a student (F-1 or J-1) visa.



  • Click here for overview of the steps to completing an application for undergraduate admission for students who will hold an F-1 visa.

When to Apply

  • All applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their application and all necessary credentials by the due dates. For more information click here.


  • All applicants to Rutgers University use the same online application. Your application for admission is not complete until we have received all required items.

Academic Documentation


For information about applying to our graduate programs as an international student please click here.


For more information on general application procedures please visit:

For specific Mason Gross application requirements, please visit