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Biology (MS and Nondegree)

  U.S. Non-U.S.
Spring 1/3 11/1
Fall 8/1 2/1

Graduate School - Newark

Program Requirements

No International applications are accepted for spring unless applicant resides in U.S. For nondegree: see footnote below.

Test Requirements

GRE General. Subject in area of interest highly recommended. Rutgers University-Newark will accept the Duolingo English Test from affected graduate applicants applying to begin their studies in Spring 2021. The Duolingo English Test is an online English language proficiency test that can be taken via a camera-enabled computer. When you receive your results, you can share your scores with Rutgers-Newark. The minimum Duolingo score is 105.


For M.D./Ph.D. programs, file applications simultaneously to this program at Rutgers-Newark and the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. For the application, go to

Current non-degree students will only be permitted to take a total of 12 credits before they must apply to the program for matriculation. Application fee, personal statement, and transcripts must be submitted in order to be considered for non-degree study.