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Tuition & Fees

$14,051

$30,152

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
32%
500-599
41%
400-499
15%
300-399
2%
700-800
27%
600-699
40%
500-599
28%
400-499
5%
300-399
0
700-800
15%
600-699
35%
500-599
40%
400-499
10%
300-399
0
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undergraduateRatios

50%

50%

male

female

1
11

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 19,324
Declined + 12,617
Total Received 31,941
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Public

34,544

undergraduate students

13,834

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Pharmacy
  3. Nursing
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Codes

SAT 2765
ACT 2592

School Facts

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 48,378
Established in 1766
Coeducational Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACPE (American Council on Pharmaceutical Education)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  ALA (American Library Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  ASLA (American Society of Landscape Architects)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CEPH (Council on Education for Public Health)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NASD (National Association of Schools of Dance)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
•  PAB (Planning Accreditation Board)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

Piscataway, NJ

2,695-acre campus in New Brunswick (population: 56,910), 33 miles from New York City; branch campuses in Camden and Newark. Served by bus and train; major airport serves Newark (20 miles). School operates inter-college and community bus service. Public transportation serves campus.

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey — Honors College
65 Davidson Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854-8097

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
48%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
88%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
39%
Top 1/4
74%
Top 1/2
96%
Bottom 1/2
4%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
32%
500-599
41%
400-499
15%
300-399
2%
700-800
27%
600-699
40%
500-599
28%
400-499
5%
300-399
0
700-800
15%
600-699
35%
500-599
40%
400-499
10%
300-399
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $65
Common application accepted no
Application deadline December 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Required of some
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 19,324
Declined + 12,617
Total Received 31,941

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Interview
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Deborah Harrison-Epting
Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management
P: 732 932-4636
F: 732 445-0237
admissions@ugadm.rutgers.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $11,408
Room $7,490
Board $5,290
Additional fees $2,643
Books & supplies $1,350
Total $28,181
Average Financial Aid - $13,376
Total with Avg. Aid $14,805

Financial Aid

52%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$13,376

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $49,339,605
State $63,423,984
Institutional $27,035,733
Other external $19,600
Total $139,818,922

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $1,000
Institutional $31,306,591
Other external $4,594,901
Total $35,902,492

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
crew
cross-country
field hockey
football
golf
gymnastics
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big East Conference (Division I, Football I-A), EAC (Division I, Football I-AA), Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association (Division I)
Mascot
Scarlet Knight
School colors
scarlet
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Undergraduate

71%

34,544
students

Female
50%
17,400

Male
50%
17,144

Graduate

29%

13,834
students

Female
61%
8,478

Male
39%
5,356

undergraduateFull-time

93%

32,411
students

Female
50%
16,173

Male
50%
16,238

undergraduatePart-time

7%

2,133
students

Female
58%
1,227

Male
42%
906

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
25%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Hispanic/Latino
43%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

52%

Transfer applicants accepted

54%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s)
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores
Essay or personal statement
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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 65
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Malaysia
South Korea
Taiwan
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Urmi Otiv
Director, Center for International Faculty & Students
848 932-7015
uotiv@gaiacenters.rutgers.edu

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