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Tuition

$15,049

$29,073

not including room and board

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Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 17,436
Declined + 11,199
Total Received 28,635
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undergraduateRatios

51%

49%

male

female

1  :  14

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Psychology
  3. Pharmacy
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School Facts

Rutgers University is a public, coeducational university. Its 2,2677-acre New Brunswick campus includes the Colleges of Engineering and Pharmacy, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences (formerly Cook College), Mason Gross School of the Arts, and the School of Arts and Sciences.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 40,434
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)
•  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)

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Codes

SAT 2765
ACT 2592

Social Networks

Public

31,268

undergraduate students

8,682

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
9%
600-699
31%
500-599
44%
400-499
15%
300-399
1%
700-800
21%
600-699
41%
500-599
32%
400-499
6%
300-399
0
700-800
13%
600-699
36%
500-599
41%
400-499
10%
300-399
0
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Piscataway, NJ

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Piscataway, NJ

2,695-acre campus in New Brunswick (population: 55,444), 33 miles from New York City; branch campuses in Newark and Camden. 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 — New Brunswick
65 Davidson Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854-8097

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
53%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
85%
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
41%
Top 1/4
77%
Top 1/2
98%
Bottom 1/2
2%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
9%
600-699
31%
500-599
44%
400-499
15%
300-399
1%
700-800
21%
600-699
41%
500-599
32%
400-499
6%
300-399
0
700-800
13%
600-699
36%
500-599
41%
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)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Required of some
SAT or ACT Required

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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Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 17,436
Declined + 11,199
Total Received 28,635

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 $10,718
Room $7,092
Board $4,486
Additional fees $2,781
Books & supplies $1,550
Total $26,627
Average Financial Aid - $12,393
Total with Avg. Aid $14,234

Financial Aid

52%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$12,393

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $42,011,325
State $52,135,967
Institutional $25,699,307
Other external
Total $119,846,599

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $1,263,684
Institutional $28,937,791
Other external $4,046,641
Total $34,248,116

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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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Administration/Supervision/Elementary Education
Administration/Supervision/Secondary Education
Adult/Continuing Education
Africana Studies
Agricultural Science
American Studies
Animal Science
Anthropology
Applied Sciences in Engineering
Art History
Astrophysics
Atmospheric Science
BioMaPs/Quantitative Biology
Biochemistry
Biological Sciences/Biology
Biomathematics
Biomedical Engineering
Bioresource Engineering
Biotechnology
Cell Biology/Neuroscience
Cell/Developmental Biology
Cellular/Molecular Pharmacology
Ceramic Engineering
Ceramic/Materials Science/Engineering
Ceramics/Materials Science
Chemical Engineering
Chemical/Biochemical Biology
Chemical/Biochemical Engineering
Chemistry
Chemistry/Chemical Biology
Chinese
City/Regional Planning
City/Regional Studies
Civil Engineering
Civil/Environmental Engineering
Classics
College Student Affairs
Communication
Communication/Information Studies
Communication/Information/Library Science
Communication/Information/Library Studies
Comparative Literature
Computer Science
Counseling Psychology
Criminal Justice
Critical Writing
Dance
East Asian Languages/Area Studies
Ecology/Evolution
Ecology/Natural Resources
Economics
Education
Educational Administration/Supervision
Educational Media Services
Educational Statistics/Measurement
Electrical/Computer Engineering
Elementary/Early Childhood Education
Endocrinology/Animal Biosciences
English
English Education
Entomology
Environmental Planning/Design
Environmental Policy/Institutions/Behavior
Environmental Sciences
Environmental/Business Economics
European Studies
Evolutionary Anthropology
Exercise Science/Sports Studies
Finance
Food Science
Food/Business Economics
French
Genetics
Genetics/Microbiology
Geography
Geological Sciences
German
Health Care Management
History
History/French
History/Political Science
Human Resources Management
Industrial Relations/Human Resources
Industrial/Systems Engineering
Information Sciences
Information Technology
Information Technology/Informatics
Interdisciplinary Studies
Interdisciplinary/Individual/Interdepartmental Major
Italian
Jewish Studies
Journalism/Mass Media Studies
Labor Studies
Labor Studies/Employment Relations
Labor/Employment Relations
Language Education
Latin American Studies
Learning/Cognition/Development
Library Administration
Library/Information Science
Linguistics
Literacy Education
Literatures in English
Management
Management Science/Information Systems
Marine Science
Marketing
Materials Science/Engineering
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering
Mechanics
Medical Technology
Medicinal Chemistry
Medieval Studies
Meteorology
Microbiology
Microbiology/Molecular Genetics
Middle Eastern Studies
Molecular Biology/Biochemistry
Music
Music Education
Neuroscience
Nutrition Science
Nutritional Science
Oceanography
Operations Research
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Physics
Physics/Astronomy
Physiology/Integrative Biology
Planning/Policy
Planning/Public Policy
Plant Biology
Plant Sciences
Political Science
Portuguese
Professional Psychology
Psychology
Public Affairs/Politics
Public Health
Public Policy
Quantitative Finance
Reading
Religion
Russian
School Business Administration
Science Education
Social Studies Education
Social Work
Social/Philosophical Foundations
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Statistics
Statistics/Biostatistics
Statistics/Mathematics
Taxation/Accounting
Theatre Arts
Toxicology
Urban Planning/Policy Development
Visual Art
Visual Arts
Vocational/Technical Education
Women's Studies
Women's/Gender Studies
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Undergraduate

77%

31,268
students

Female
49%
15,191

Male
51%
16,077

Graduate

21%

8,682
students

Female
62%
5,351

Male
38%
3,331

undergraduateFull-time

95%

29,752
students

Female
49%
14,613

Male
51%
15,425

undergraduatePart-time

5%

1,516
students

Female
49%
780

Male
51%
775

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
25%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Hispanic/Latino
47%
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

45%

Transfer applicants accepted

56%

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 64
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
Acting Director, Center for International Faculty & Students
848 932-7015
uotiv@gaiacenters.rutgers.edu

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