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Admissions and Financial Aid

RBHS is one of the nation's most comprehensive university-based centers for studying and improving human health and health care.

Our schools offer a full range of programs—certificates, undergraduate, master's, doctoral, postdoctoral, fellowships, residencies, and continuing education—and many paths for professional health care careers.



Applications to most RBHS programs are handled directly by the schools.

Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy offers a six-year professional curriculum leading to the doctor of pharmacy degree, participation in innovative research, and graduate programs of national distinction.


New Jersey Medical School in Newark, the oldest school of medicine in the state, offers the M.D. and other advanced degrees and continuing education. University Hospital, northern New Jersey's only Level 1 Trauma Center, is the school's principal teaching hospital.


Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick offers the M.D. and other advanced degrees and continuing education. The school's principal teaching hospital is Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH), consistently ranked among the region's top hospitals.


Rutgers School of Dental Medicine in Newark is the only school of dentistry in New Jersey and the largest center of dental research in the state. The school's Internationally Educated Dentist Program educates dentists who earned degrees in countries outside the United States and Canada and who wish to practice in North America or return home with additional skills.


The School of Graduate Studies offers numerous graduate programs in the biomedical sciences located in both New Brunswick and Newark to train scientists who contribute new knowledge in the biomedical disciplines.


The School of Health Professions is the largest, most comprehensive health professions school in the nation, offering more than 40 degree and certificate options at the graduate and undergraduate level.


The School of Nursing is one of the nation's largest, most comprehensive nursing schools, educating almost 1,800 undergraduate and graduate students at four campus locations in Newark, New Brunswick, and Blackwood, New Jersey, as well as online.


The School of Public Health brings together leading public health researchers, educators, and practitioners. who also have expertise economics, medicine, pharmacology, psychology, and social work. This sharing of perspective empowers us combat some of the most vexing public health dilemmas.


Continuing Education

Continuing education registration is through individual schools and, in some cases, through central portals.


Costs and Financial Aid

Nearly 80 percent of Rutgers students receive some form of financial aid. Discover options for financing your education through grants, loans, scholarships, work study, fellowships, and more.