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Applications, Forms and Instructions

All application instructions are included with the application form. There are two ways to apply – online or using a paper application. If you apply online, there are still supporting documents that need to be mailed in for your application to be complete.

We are now accepting applications for Spring and Fall 2016 admission.  Students seeking financial assistance must apply for Fall admissions. Only self-funded students will be considered for Spring admissions. 

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Instructions and all Forms to be Mailed by Students Applying Online

Application Checklist

In addition to the application form the following items are needed for applicants:

  1. Application fee (non-refundable) of $65.00

    Checks and money orders should be made payable to Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. Do not send cash. This can also be paid online via a credit card.

  2. Official Transcripts

    Applicants must mail in an official transcript for each undergraduate and graduate institution attended. Original hard-copies of the transcipt or an evaluation report from a NACES agency has to be mailed to our office.

  3. GMAT or GRE Test Result.

    Official GMAT or GRE test results, taken within five years from the term of entrance, are required.

    GMAT code: QK5-XT-46
    GRE code: Institution Code 2512

  4. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)

    You must submit this test if your native language is not English. Not required of students who have done 3 or more years of their undergraduate work or have obtained a graduate degree in the U.S.

    TOEFL code: Institution Code 2725

  5. You must provide three letters of reference

    Letters of reference can be submitted through the online application, mailed to our office directly by the recommender in a sealed/signed envelope, or emailed directly by the recommenders to

  6. Submit your current resume

    This can be done through the online application.

  7. Personal Statement

    You must submit a personal statement of 300-500 words detailing academic, career, and personal objectives, which will be read by professors in the appropriate field.  The personal statement should explain why you wish to enroll at Rutgers, describe your qualifications, and identify special interest areas of study.  The personal statement can be submitted through the online application.

  8. International Applicants

    Additional requirements apply to international applicants. International applicants must show proof of funding this includes:

    • Send a completed Affidavit of Support for each sponsor. Please download this Affidavit of Suport form and send the completed copy/copies to our address.
    • Send an Official Bank Statement for each sponsor.

 Mailing Address to Submit Transcripts and other supporting materials:

PhD in Management Program
Rutgers Business School
1 Washington Park, 430C
Newark, New Jersey 07102



If you have any questions, please contact us at (973) 353-1119 or