Rutgers School of Business–Camden
Application Information

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Find out which application to use when you apply as a first-year, transfer, or graduate school student.

Undergraduate First-Year BS Applicants

At Rutgers School of Business–Camden, you’ll discover everything you need to focus your ambitions and reach your goals.

Use the Undergraduate Admissions Application to apply as a first-year student if you have never attended college as a matriculated (degree-seeking) student. A first-year applicant may be a current high school student or an adult who has taken 12 or fewer college credits.

Undergraduate Transfer BS Applicants

Use the undergraduate admissions application to apply as a transfer student if you have already graduated from high school and will have earned at least 12 college credits before your expected start at Rutgers–Camden. 

Online BBA Applicants

In order to be admitted to the Online Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration (BBA) program, you will need:

How to Apply

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Off Campus BBA Applicants

In order to be admitted to the Off Campus BBA program, you will need:

How to Apply

Tips for a Smooth Transition

Graduate School Applicants

The School of Business–Camden uses Rutgers’ university-wide graduate school application.
Application deadlines will vary by program.

Steps to Apply

  1. Complete the Graduate Admissions Application.
  2. Pay the non-refundable application fee.
  3. Submit one official transcript from each post-secondary school attended. For transcripts from institutions outside the US, applicants must provide a course-by-course evaluation from a NACES-approved organization.
  4. Submit your supporting materials: letters of recommendation, a personal statement, and your CV or resume.

International Students

Applicants who have been educated outside the United States, please see the application process for graduate international students and review English proficiency requirements.
International Applicants 

Note: Students admitted into the Rutgers School of Business-Camden On-Campus Traditional MBA program will be required to take a minimum, on average, of seven (7) fully online courses (21 credits) to complete the degree. These are normally the foundation and elective required courses.

General Requirements

Here are the basic requirements for applying to our graduate programs:

* Varies per program

Required Test Scores
In response to COVID-19, the Rutgers School of Business–Camden has decided to waive the GMAT/GRE standardized test score requirement for all applicants to its Traditional MBA, Online MBA, Professional MBA, and Online Master of Science in Business Analytics programs, effective now through Fall 2021.

Semester Application Deadline
Fall (September Start) August 1
Spring (January Start) December 1
Summer (May Start) May 1
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BLDP Shadowing Days Application

After being notified of a match, students are responsible for providing personal information to the matched executive (e.g., current resume and cover letter with information on career ambitions). The information on this application is for internal use only, for us to match you as well as possible with and executive from among our alumni database.

BLDP Application

The Spring 2021 Application is now open! 

Priority will be given to applications received by Sunday, November 15, 2020. Applications are accepted until all seats are filled. Space is limited, so apply early!

The seminar application process is our gateway for entry into the program. Upon acceptance into BLDP, students will be emailed their acceptance letter plus a special permission number allowing registration for the BLDP seminar.

Requirements

Seminar applications are solicited each semester and require

  1. completed application form (submitted online and found elsewhere on this website),
  2. a personal essay, and
  3. two letters of recommendation (one academic; one other).

Rutgers-Camden students are invited to apply to apply for enrollment in the BLDP seminar. All applicants are expected to meet both of the following selection criteria:  Have sophomore standing or above and have an overall GPA of 3.0 or above. First-semester transfer students will be evaluated based on their GPA earned at Rutgers. Students who fail to meet these admission criteria may still be allowed to apply for (and possibly enroll in) the BLDP seminar, but they will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

The director balances evaluations to make final decisions on people accepted for the seminar (up to a maximum of 15-20 each semester).

Students who are admitted to the BDLP are rquired to adopt the BLDP Code of Conduct. A signed contract is required from each student.

Students may count activities toward “leadership units” that were initiated prior to taking a seminar, as long as those activities occur primarily during their enrollment in their academic program.

Application for Admission to BLDP Seminar

Applications For BLDP Seminar will be ongoing until class is filled.

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  • Contact Information

  • Academic Information

  • Please enter a number from 0 to 500.
  • Transfer students only.
  • Employment Information

  • List relevant employment history

  • EmployerPositionDates of Employment 
  • School Leadership Information

  • Provide evidence of leadership initiative while enrolled in school by listing all school-based organizations and activities in which you have held a leadership role while a student.

  • OrganizationRoleDates 
  • Community Leadership Information

  • Provide a list of community or volunteer activities in which you engaged in a leadership role.

  • OrganizationRoleDates of Activity 
  • Essay

  • Please write a short essay between 150 to 350 words, in which you discuss the reasons why your application should be considered for the Business Leader Development Program, including what you hope to gain from the program and what you can contribute.

  • Additional Submission Instructions

  • For your application to be complete, this form and TWO REFERENCE LETTERS must be on file in the Director's office. Ideally, you will receive one letter from an academic source (e.g., a former or current instructor), and one from a business source (e.g., a former employer - even if for a part-time or volunteer position). Your letter writers should mail them directly to: Dr. Oscar Holmes IV, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs, Rutgers University, School of Business, 227 Penn Street, Camden, NJ 08102 or email the letters to oscar.holmesiv@rutgers.edu.

    Please only submit one application. If you experience any technical problems or need to submit the application again, please contact ldrshp@camden.rutgers.edu.

    Thank you.

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