Students seeking the planning and public policy or the public health major must apply for admission to the Edward J. Bloustein School
of Planning and Public Policy. Minors do not require Bloustein School
admission. Students already enrolled in the School of Arts and Sciences
(SAS) or the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences (SEBS) at Rutgers University–New Brunswick should obtain information about Bloustein School
admission and an application from the school's website, http://bloustein.rutgers.edu/undergraduate.
Incoming transfer students should make an appointment with the director
of undergraduate programs at the Bloustein School before the start of
classes in order to have their transcripts evaluated and to be placed
into major courses during their first semester at Rutgers.*
Students who successfully meet
all of the eligibility requirements (see the Programs of Study section), who have completed their area distribution requirements for
English and mathematics, who hold at least a 2.5 cumulative grade-point
average, and who have achieved grades of C or better in each of
the prerequisite courses for the respective majors are encouraged to
apply. Applicants are required to write a 500-word personal statement
and to submit their résumé for review. Acceptance of applications
and decisions about admission are made on a rolling basis.
applying to a Bloustein School major who are interested in applied
research and who hold a cumulative grade-point average of 3.4 or better
are encouraged to apply to the Bloustein Research Fellows (Honors)
Questions about any of the
programs, majors, minors, or certificates offered can be directed to Christina
Miller or LaToya Fendrick, coordinators of undergraduate student services, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Note: Given that there are several different options available in admissions, please see the program's homepage to determine which path is yours.