Tuition & Fees

$14,238

$29,381

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
39%
400-499
47%
300-399
5%
200-299
0
700-800
3%
600-699
20%
500-599
50%
400-499
27%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
10%
500-599
44%
400-499
42%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
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undergraduateRatios

49%

51%

male

female

1
10

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,483
Declined + 3,849
Total Received 10,332
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Public

7,408

undergraduate students

3,906

graduate students

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School Facts

Rutgers University is a public, coeducational university. Its 36-acre Newark campus includes the College of Nursing and Newark College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business-Newark and New Brunswick.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 11,314
Established in 1908
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ALA (American Library Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  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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Newark, NJ

51-acre, urban campus in Newark (population: 278,427), 10 miles from New York City; branch campuses in Camden and New Brunswick. Served by air, bus, and train. School operates transportation to train station and to other transportation and university locations. Public transportation serves campus.

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey — Newark
249 University Avenue
Newark, NJ 07102-1896

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
9%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
32%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
20%
Top 1/4
51%
Top 1/2
83%
Bottom 1/2
17%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
8%
500-599
39%
400-499
47%
300-399
5%
200-299
0
700-800
3%
600-699
20%
500-599
50%
400-499
27%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
10%
500-599
44%
400-499
42%
300-399
2%
200-299
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

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,483
Declined + 3,849
Total Received 10,332

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Recommendations
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Jason Hand
Director of Admissions
P: 973 353-5205
F: 973 353-1440
mthornton@ugadm.rutgers.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $11,408
Room & board $11,770
Additional fees $2,830
Books & supplies $1,350
Total $27,358
Average Financial Aid - $13,705
Total with Avg. Aid $13,653

Financial Aid

57%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$13,705

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $18,008,051
State $22,295,045
Institutional $6,768,499
Other external $0
Total $47,071,595

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $0
Institutional $2,226,612
Other external $459,335
Total $2,685,947

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association (Division I), New Jersey Athletic Conference (Division III)
Mascot
Scarlet Raiders
School colors
scarlet and black
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Accounting
Africana/Afro-American Studies
Allied Health Technologies
American Studies
Ancient Mediterranean Civilizations
Anthropology
Applied Mathematics
Applied Physics
Art
Behavioral Neuroscience
Behavioral/Neural Sciences
Biological Sciences/Biology
Biology
Botany
Central/East European Studies
Chemistry
Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Computational Biology
Computer Science
Creative Writing
Criminal Justice
Economics
English
Environmental Geology
Environmental Science
Environmental Sciences
Finance
French
Geology
Geoscience Engineering
German
Global Affairs
History
Human Computer Interaction
Independent Major
Information Systems
Integrative Neuroscience
Italian
Jazz History/Research
Journalism
Liberal Studies
Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Mathematical Sciences
Mathematics
Medical Technology
Music
Neuroscience
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Portuguese/Lusophone World Studies
Professional Accounting
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Puerto Rican Studies
Quantitative Finance
Science/Technology/Society
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Taxation
Theatre Arts/Dramatic Art
Urban Systems
Video Production
Visual Art
Women's Studies
Zoology
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Undergraduate

65%

7,408
students

Female
51%
3,815

Male
49%
3,593

Graduate

35%

3,906
students

Female
44%
1,726

Male
56%
2,180

undergraduateFull-time

80%

5,943
students

Female
52%
3,059

Male
48%
2,884

undergraduatePart-time

20%

1,465
students

Female
52%
756

Male
48%
709

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
17%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
20%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
24%
Hispanic/Latino
24%
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

57%

Transfer applicants accepted

39%

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
Standardized test scores
Essay or personal statement
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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • 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

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 39
Countries most often represented China
Equador
India
Peru
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Jiping Jeannie Wang
Director, Office of International Student & Scholar Services
973 353-1427
jwang08@andromeda.rutgers.edu

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