Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey -- Honors College

Piscataway, NJ

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey -- Honors College

Piscataway, NJ

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$15,407

$32,189

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
20%
600-699
53%
500-599
26%
400-499
1%
700-800
46%
600-699
36%
500-599
17%
400-499
1%
30-36
45%
24-29
42%
18-23
11%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

50%

male

50%

female

1

teacher

16

students

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Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 25,277
Declined 16,009
Total Received 41,286
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Public

36,158

undergraduate students

14,015

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 50,173
Established in 1766
Coeducational Coeducational

2,695-acre campus in New Brunswick (population: 57,073), 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.

  • Metropolitan area: New York City
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Newark Liberty International

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
43%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Coed housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Events

  • Rutgers Day
  • Dance Marathon
  • Multicultural Programs
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
38%
Top 1/4
73%
Top 1/2
94%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
20%
600-699
53%
500-599
26%
400-499
1%
700-800
46%
600-699
36%
500-599
17%
400-499
1%
30-36
45%
24-29
42%
18-23
11%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $70
School has early action program yes

Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 25,277
Declined 16,009
Total Received 41,286

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

extracurricular activities

Considered

character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 87
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $12,230
Room & board $13,075
Additional fees $3,177
Books & supplies $1,350
Other fees $3,625
Total $33,457

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intramural Sports Men

Ultimate frisbee

Intramural Sports Women

Ultimate frisbee

Club Sports Men

Badminton, Cheerleading, Equestrian sports, Fencing, Ice hockey, Racquetball, Rugby, Sailing, Skiing (downhill), Table tennis, Triathlon, Water polo, Weight lifting

Club Sports Women

Badminton, Cheerleading, Equestrian sports, Fencing, Ice hockey, Racquetball, Rugby, Sailing, Skiing (downhill), Table tennis, Triathlon, Water polo, Weight lifting

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 1

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
African Studies
African-American/Black Studies
Agricultural Engineering
Agriculture, General
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Animal Sciences, General
Anthropology
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art/Art Studies, General
Astrophysics
Biochemistry
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biometry/Biometrics
Biotechnology
Business Administration and Management, General
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology
Ceramic Sciences and Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry, General
Chinese Language and Literature
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
Civil Engineering, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other
Cognitive Science
Comparative Literature
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist
Dance, General
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Design and Visual Communications, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
East Asian Studies
Ecology
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Engineering Science
English Language and Literature, General
Entomology
Environmental Design/Architecture
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
European Studies/Civilization
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Finance, General
Food Science
French Language and Literature
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Health Services Administration
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
History, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Industrial Engineering
Information Science/Studies
Italian Language and Literature
Jazz/Jazz Studies
Jewish/Judaic Studies
Journalism
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Labor and Industrial Relations
Landscape Architecture
Latin American Studies
Linguistics
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
Management Science
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Meteorology
Microbiology, General
Molecular Biology
Molecular Genetics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Performance, General
Music, General
Natural Resources Management and Policy
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
Nutrition Sciences
Occupational Therapist Assistant
Philosophy
Physics, General
Plant Sciences, General
Political Science and Government, General
Portuguese Language and Literature
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Law Studies
Psychology, General
Public Health, General
Public Policy Analysis, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other
Religion/Religious Studies
Russian Language and Literature
Russian Studies
Social Sciences, Other
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Statistics, General
Urban Studies/Affairs
Visual and Performing Arts, General
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

50,173

total students

94%

in-state

6%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

72%

36,158
students

Female
50%
18,060

Male
50%
18,098

28%

14,015
students

Female
62%
8,747

Male
38%
5,268

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

94%

34,285
students

Female
50%
17,071

Male
50%
17,214

6%

1,873
students

Female
53%
989

Male
47%
884

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 93%
Student 4 year graduation rate 65%
Student 5 year graduation rate 16%
Student 6 year graduation rate 3%

Student Break-down

9%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
28%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Hispanic/Latino
36%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

2,463

Transfer students enrolled

5%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Legal
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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