Cooperative Education Programs for International Students

The School of Engineering offers cooperative education opportunities with partner institutions for international students who have completed two or three years of foundational math, science, and engineering courses at their home institutions to complete their degrees at Rutgers School of Engineering in select engineering majors.
Commonly referred to as 2+2, 3+1 or 3+2 programs, this course of study is designed for international students looking to broaden academic horizons and offers hands-on learning, accessible faculty, and the latest technology in the engineering disciplines.
Upon graduation, students receive a degree from Rutgers and, if eligible, also from their home institution. 

Cooperative education programs have been established between the School of Engineering and the following universities in select majors:  

Am I Eligible?

Students from partner institutions who wish to enroll in these programs must have strong academic grades and demonstrate spoken and written English language proficiency. Students must meet Rutgers University’s undergraduate admissions standards and requirements, and the criteria set forth in the cooperative agreements.

How Do I Apply?

Early planning is essential to meeting application deadlines and requirements. Students interested in these programs should first discuss with their academic advisor at the home institution to make sure that they have met the requirements for these programs.

  1. Review the application process for international students here, you will be applying as a transfer student.
  2. Please fill out the online undergraduate admissions application here, and note the listed important deadlines.