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
  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: 

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).