“We wish Corey the best as he moves forward,” Rutgers head coach Fred Hill said in a statement. “We consider this a family matter and there will be no further comment.”
Chandler, out of Newark East Side High School, averaged 7.0 points and 3.3 rebounds last season.
His exit leaves Rutgers with just three scholarship guards in Mike Rosario, James Beatty and Mike Coburn.
Chandler is the third player to leave in the last nine months, following Christian Morris (December) and Earl Pettis (May) both of whom transferred.
In the wake of playing only five minutes in a blowout loss at Syracuse, the 6-foot-2 Chandler nearly transferred from Rutgers after last season. But he elected to stay after mending fences with Hill.