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Rutgers Online allows us to expand access to our high-quality programs. Our enrollment coaches take a consultative approach, ensuring that every student is treated as an individual and each program is discussed to suit their needs. Below, find answers to common questions about the Rutgers Online experience.

Will my degree say Rutgers University Online?

No, your degree will be presented the exact same way as if you attended an on-campus program. It will say Rutgers University.

How long does it take to complete my degree online?

Depending on the program and how many courses you take per semester, you could finish in as few as two years. Contact a senior enrollment coach for additional information about your specific program of interest.

What tools do I need?

At minimum, you need a computer that can access the internet, preferably with a high-speed connection.

How much will my degree cost?

Tuition varies by program. To receive detailed information about your program, visit the program details page or call a senior enrollment coach.

How can I finance my education?

There are a number of options to fund your education:

  • Employee reimbursement programs
  • Financial aid — apply here
  • Talk to a senior enrollment coach for additional resources

What opportunities will I have to network?

You will have access to the Rutgers alumni network as a student. You will attend class online with professionals from many different industries and in all different levels in their careers. This can create a great environment to network with industry peers.
Click here to explore the Alumni Network website.

What are the start dates?

Rutgers Online offers multiple start dates throughout the year, allowing you to select a time that works best for you.

Does my program offer a GRE/GMAT
test waiver opportunity?

It could. This opportunity varies by program. Contact a senior enrollment coach for additional information.

If I am an international student, is there a
different process for submitting my transcripts?

Yes. Submit an official transcript evaluation with any
NACES affiliated organization.

Are transfer credits accepted?

The number of transfer credits accepted varies by program. Contact a senior enrollment coach to confirm the number of transfer credits accepted for your program.

Why choose Rutgers Online?

Rutgers University is a leading national public research university. Our online degree programs offer all the advantages of an on-campus education — same small classes, same one-on-one attention, same world-renowned faculty — plus the convenience and flexibility of learning from anywhere, at anytime.

  • Rutgers is ranked in the top 25 Public Schools by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Rutgers is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
  • Join our 480,000+ member alumni network.
  • Earn a degree that comes with the prestige of the Rutgers name on your resume.
  • Connect with our world-renowned faculty.
  • Access courses online, with a flexible schedule to fit your lifestyle.
  • Study at a nationally and internationally recognized university.
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