The following list of questions addresses general information about Rutgers Statewide and specific information about the Rutgers-Atlantic Cape partnership.
The Rutgers-Atlantic Cape partnership program is located at Atlantic Cape Community College’s campus in Mays Landing, NJ.
We offer 11 undergraduate degree programs (seven bachelor of arts degree programs and four bachelor of science degree programs) and one graduate degree program (Master of Social Work for Professionals).
Yes, you can minor in any of the majors available through the Rutgers–Atlantic Cape partnership, as long as that major is offered through the same main Rutgers campus (Rutgers-Camden, Rutgers-Newark, or Rutgers-New Brunswick) where you are registered. Speak with a Rutgers academic advisor at Atlantic Cape to learn more.
We recommend that you speak with a Rutgers academic advisor at Atlantic Cape to determine the possibility of a double major.
Yes, you can complete your undergraduate degree program at your own pace.
No, you can complete your degree at your own pace.
Yes, there are online components, depending on the particular program and course.
Yes, all courses that you take through Rutgers Statewide are taught by Rutgers faculty.
Yes, Rutgers faculty are here to help you.
Undergraduate students are granted permission to take courses at a main campus on a case-by-case basis, as decided by the Rutgers at Atlantic Cape Manager of Academic Programs.
No, an associate degree is not required to apply. The number of credits required before you apply depends on the degree you select and the level of courses you have taken. Speak with a Rutgers academic advisor at Atlantic Cape for further clarification.
No, you can begin to speak with a Rutgers academic advisor at Atlantic Cape as soon as you decide you want to obtain a four-year degree at Rutgers.
When to apply and when you will receive a decision is based on where your program is located.
Yes, you may reapply if you are not accepted.
Each student progresses at his or her own pace, so there is no definitive answer. Students may attend on a part- or full-time basis.
For details on transferring credits, please visit the page for your specific program. If you are a transfer student from an N.J. community college, visit NJ Transfer for help with transfer equivalency and course equivalency. Learn more.
Yes, the course registration process is the same. Make sure that you apply to your program of choice at Atlantic Cape Community College.
Personalized, on-site academic advising and enrollment consultation are available at Atlantic Cape’s main campus in Mays Landing as well as computer labs and access to the Rutgers University library system.
Yes. You will receive a Rutgers identification card as well as a NetID which provides you with access to all Rutgers facilities, including the library system, computer labs, gym, etc. If you have a specific eligibility request, check with your academic advisor at Atlantic Cape.
College costs vary depending on your particular program. You can access information about academic expenses, Rutgers Statewide tuition and fees, tuition assistance, financial aid, and scholarships through Scarlet Hub.
Yes, financial aid is available to students attending Rutgers at Atlantic Cape Community College. The Rutgers Office of Financial Aid can help you plan for and meet the expenses associated with attending Rutgers, including cost, eligibility, how to apply for aid, types of aid, tools and resources.
The policy of Rutgers University applies if you have to take time off while pursuing your degree. Please speak with a Rutgers academic advisor at Atlantic Cape.
You can transfer to a main campus, but this is determined on an individual basis assuming that you meet all of the Rutgers University requirements.
There are many benefits of completing your undergraduate degree through Rutgers Statewide: avoid the cost and time of commuting to a distant campus; save the room and board costs associated with living on campus; enjoy small class sizes and ready access to faculty members; benefit from one-on-one academic advising and enrollment consultation by dedicated Rutgers Statewide staff as well as computer labs and access to the Rutgers University library system; and graduate with a prestigious Rutgers degree, joining a powerful network of more than 585,000 Rutgers alumni.
Absolutely, a degree from Rutgers University holds the same value regardless of where it was achieved. You will receive the same degree as those graduating from one of the main campuses.
Students taking courses at Rutgers at Atlantic Cape are able to attend the commencement ceremony of their program’s affiliated campus. For example, if you major in Criminal Justice, a program through Rutgers University College-Camden, and attend classes at Rutgers at Atlantic Cape, you can attend the commencement ceremony for Rutgers-Camden.
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