BS/MBS 4+1 | Apply Now

Students must meet the following criteria to be considered:

  • Apply in the first semester of their junior year
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.3 upon submission of application
  • Short essay (minimum 500 words) describing how the MBS degree will help you achieve your career goals
  • Complete 90 credits by the end of their sixth semester
  • Submit an official copy of their transcripts
  • Submit one (1) letter of recommendation from a professor in their major
  • Qualified applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview.

How to Start an Application:

  1. Click here to see a sample application.
  2. Visit http://gradstudy.rutgers.edu/apply/apply-now
  3. Create an account
  4. Select ‘Degree Application’ as the application type
  5. Complete the required information
  6. Select from the following for Program Information, Program Name:
    • Business and Science-Computer & Information Sciences
      • code 161963 for New Brunswick
    • Business and Science-Engineering Management
      • code 163453 for New Brunswick
    • Business and Science-Life Sciences
      • code 161373 for New Brunswick
  7. On the right, select the semester you wish to apply for (choose the term/year in which you begin your senior year)
  8. Select your desired concentration and continue with the application (you may choose up to 3 concentrations of interest)

Application Requirements (Supporting Documents)

Letter of Recommendation

  • Request one letter of recommendation in the application portal from a professor in your major

Official Transcripts

  • Transcripts must be sealed and sent to the graduate admissions office at the time of applying.
  • Applicants are encouraged to reach out to their universities to find out if they can submit electronic official transcripts as opposed to regular mail for a quicker turnaround. Universities can send official electronic transcripts to the Rutgers Graduate & Professional Admissions office: e-transcripts@gradadm.rutgers.edu 

Campus addresses

New Brunswick Graduate Admissions
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
56 Bevier Road, Annex 1
Piscataway, NJ 08854
(848) 932-7711​
Newark Graduate Admissions
249 University Avenue, Newark, NJ 07102, USA
(973) 353-5205

Camden Graduate Admission
406 Penn Street, Camden, NJ 08102-1400, USA
(856) 225-6104

Personal Statement

  • Upload your personal statement in the application portal.

  • Your personal statement should detail your reasons for pursuing Master of Business and Science degree from Rutgers University; your short-term and long-term career plans; and how your background, experience, interests, and/or values, when combined with a MBS degree, will enable you to pursue these goals successfully.

  • Please include a mention of the semester in which you anticipate finishing your undergraduate degree (i.e. the semester of graduation with a Bachelor's degree).