How to Apply

To be considered for an Honors College invitation, students must complete their Rutgers-New Brunswick application by December 1. There is no separate application or essay for the Honors College. Students may decide to re-take the SAT if offered in December; however, official scores must be submitted to Rutgers within two weeks of the December 1 deadline.


Please note that if you are applying to attend starting in the fall of 2022, Rutgers will be operating on an SAT/ACT test-optional basis. If you do not submit an SAT/ACT test score, you will not be negatively impacted for Honors College consideration. The Honors College will be reviewing a range of criteria for invitation consideration. 


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