Application Checklist

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Transfer Application Checklist

Follow the steps below to submit your NJCU application. Please note that steps 2 through 5 can be completed after application due dates and after the application has been filed.

1. Submit your application and your $50 application fee.

2. Official College Transcripts

  • Applicants who attended a college or university will need to submit college transcripts for all institutions previously attended.

3. Personal Essay

  • The Admissions Office requests that you write and submit an essay, 250 words minimum, explaining your aspiration and motivation for attending NJCU.

4. Letters of Recommendation (Optional)

  • You may submit 2 letters of recommendation from your high school guidance counselor, teachers, or principal regarding your character and readiness to undertake college-level work. Adult students may substitute a resume.

5. Resume

  • Applicants aged 25 and older will need to submit a resume in lieu of SAT or ACT scores.

6. International Transfer Students

  • International student applicants who have graduated high school in foreign countries must have their transcripts evaluated (Document by Document Report) by a foreign credit evaluation agency that is a member of NACES (National Council of Credential Evaluation Services) TOEFL scores may also be requested at the discretion of the Admissions Office.