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.