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International Applicants

Master of Science in Business of Fashion

In addition to the Master of Science in Business of Fashion application checklist, international applicants should be aware of these special instructions. Due to the additional documentation required, please start the admissions process as soon as possible.

Transcripts

Master of Science in Business of Fashion applicants do not need to have their transcripts evaluated unless advised by the Rutgers Business School Admissions Committee. All post-secondary transcripts, marksheets, examination results, diplomas, and degrees should be uploaded via the online application. Applicants must provide the original copies after acceptance into the program. If not issued in English, a translation must be provided from a professional translation agency.

Selected three-year Indian bachelor’s degrees may be considered equivalent to a U.S. bachelor degree without an evaluation as long as they have been earned in Division I/First Class and the awarding institution is currently accredited by India’s National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with a letter grade of “A” or better. Using the above standards will allow you to know if you are eligible to apply to the graduate programs at Rutgers Business School.

English Language Tests

If your native language is not English, you must submit test results from either the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), or the Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic). Not required of students who have obtained an undergraduate or graduate degree in the U.S. or other English speaking countries (Canada, England, etc...).

  • Rutgers Business School TOEFL code: B355
  • Please contact IELTS and have your scores sent to the Office of Graduate Admissions
  • Rutgers Business School requires a minimum score of 68 on PTE Academic

To accept the offer of admission to the program

  1. Submit the non-refundable tuition deposit via the application portal.
  2. Submit all other non-refundable deposits (if needed by the program) such as orientation fee, program fee, etc. via the application portal.
  3. If you intend to hold a F-1 or J-1 visa to study, you will need to provide the following for your I-20 or DS 2019:
    • Fill out and upload the Financial Affidavit of Support to the application portal.
    • Upload all financial documents such as bank statement to the application portal. These documents cannot be dated more than 9 months from the start of the program.
    • Upload a copy of your passport.
  • If you are studying here in the US and will be transferring in your I-20 or DS-2019 to Rutgers University, you will also need to submit the above three items along with the following:

Review Application Checklist

Course Sequence for International Students Who Hold F-1 or J-1 Visas

1st Fall semester

  • Five 3-credit courses: 3 must be in-classroom, 2 can be online if offered

1st Spring semester

  • Four to Five 3 credit courses: 1 can be online if offered
    plus the zero credit mandatory soft skills course

3rd semester

  • If one course remains to complete degree it must be taken in-classroom;

In addition, students must take one (2 are preferred) 1-credit additional industry leaders course. Students may take this during any of the 3 semesters mentioned above as advised by the program director.