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
18%
600-699
54%
500-599
26%
400-499
2%
700-800
38%
600-699
40%
500-599
21%
400-499
1%
700-800
16%
600-699
36%
500-599
40%
400-499
8%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
45%
24-29
34%
18-23
20%
12-17
2%
30-36
39%
24-29
46%
18-23
13%
12-17
2%
30-36
38%
24-29
47%
18-23
14%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

50%

male

50%

female

1

teacher

16

students

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Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 24,854
Declined + 16,494
Total Received 41,348
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Public

36,039

undergraduate students

14,215

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Computer/information Sciences
  3. Economics
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Codes

SAT 2765
ACT 2592

Social Networks

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Location

School Facts

Rutgers - New Brunswick, founded in 1766, is a public, coeducational university. It is the flagship campus of Rutgers University, the public research university of the state of New Jersey, located in the city of New Brunswick.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 50,254
Established in 1766
Coeducational Coeducational College
Accredited by •   CAHIIM (Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education)
•  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  AACSB The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
•  AALS (Association of American Law Schools)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACPE (American Council on Pharmaceutical Education)
•  ACS American Chemical Society
•  ADA (American Dental Association)
•  ALA (American Library Association)
•  AMA/AAMC/LCME (American Medical Association/Association of American Medical Colleges/Liaison Committee on Medical Education)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  APHE (Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant)
•  ARC-PA Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant
•  ASLA (American Society of Landscape Architects)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  CAPTE (Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CEPH (Council on Education for Public Health)
•  CoARC (Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care)
•  CORE (Council on Rehabilitation Education)
•  CORE Council on Rehabilitation Education
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  JRCNMT (Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology)
•  LCME Liaison Committee on Medical Education
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASD (National Association of Schools of Dance)
•  PAB (Planning Accreditation Board)

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Piscataway, NJ

2,685-acre urban 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.

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey – New Brunswick
65 Davidson Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854-8097

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
44%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
85%
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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
38%
Top 1/4
72%
Top 1/2
95%
Bottom 1/2
5%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
18%
600-699
54%
500-599
26%
400-499
2%
700-800
38%
600-699
40%
500-599
21%
400-499
1%
700-800
16%
600-699
36%
500-599
40%
400-499
8%
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
45%
24-29
34%
18-23
20%
12-17
2%
30-36
39%
24-29
46%
18-23
13%
12-17
2%
30-36
38%
24-29
47%
18-23
14%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $70
Common application accepted no
Application deadline December 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

60%

acceptance rate

Accepted 24,854
Declined + 16,494
Total Received 41,348

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Extracurricular activities

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Courtney McAnuff
Vice President, Enrollment Management
P: 732 445-4636
admissions@ugadm.rutgers.edu

Financial Aid

52%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$14,197

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $12,230
Room $7,971
Board $5,104
Additional fees $3,177
Books & supplies $1,350
Total $29,832
Average Financial Aid - $14,197
Total with Avg. Aid $15,635

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $53,369,667
State $71,147,268
Institutional $28,403,913
Other external
Total $152,920,848

Non-need-based

Federal $2,823
State
Institutional $64,637,750
Other external $3,899,605
Total $68,540,178
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 848 932-7057

Financial Aid Officer


nb_aid@ofa.rutgers.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Intramural/Recreational Sports

aikido, badminton, ballroom dancing, baseball, basketball, bass fishing, cricket, cycling, equestrian sports, fencing, field hockey, figure skating, football, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, judo, lacrosse, racquetball, rowing, rugby, sailing, skiing, soccer, softball, swimming, table tennis, tennis, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo, weight lifting, wrestling

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Athletic Directors

Patrick Hobbs (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Kathleen Hickey (women's)
Senior Associate Athletic Director/swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big Ten Conference
Mascot
Scarlet Knight
School colors
scarlet and black

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Administration/Supervision/Elementary Education
Administration/Supervision/Secondary Education
Adult/Continuing Education
Aerospace Engineering
Africana Studies
Agricultural Science
American Studies
Animal Science
Anthropology
Applied Sciences in Engineering
Art History
Astrophysics
Atmospheric Science
BioMaPs/Quantitative Biology
Biochemistry
Bioenvironmental Engineering
Biological Sciences/Biology
Biomathematics
Biomedical Engineering
Bioresource Engineering
Biotechnology
Business Administration/Management
Business Analytics/Technology
Cell Biology/Neuroscience
Cell/Developmental Biology
Cellular/Molecular 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
Cinema Studies
City/Regional Planning
City/Regional Studies
Civil Engineering
Civil/Environmental Engineering
Classics
Clinical Psychology
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
Dance Education
Design
Design of Learning Environments
Digital Filmmaking
East Asian Languages/Area Studies
East Asian Languages/Cultures
Ecology/Evolution
Ecology/Natural Resources
Economics
Education
Education/Learning/Cognition/Development
Educational Administration/Supervision
Educational Leadership
Educational Media Services
Educational Statistics/Measurement
Electrical/Computer Engineering
Elementary/Early Childhood Education
Endocrinology/Animal Biosciences
Energy Systems
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
Global Sport Business
Health Administration
Health Care Management
Higher Education
History
History/French
History/Political Science
Human Resource Management
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
Landscape Architecture
Language Education
Latin American Studies
Learning/Cognition/Development
Library Administration
Library/Information Science
Linguistics
Literacy Education
Literatures in English
Logistics/Supply Chain Management
Management
Management Science/Information Systems
Marine Science
Marketing
Materials Science/Engineering
Mathematical Finance
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering
Mechanics
Medical Technology
Medicinal Chemistry
Medieval Studies
Meteorology
Microbial Biology
Microbiology
Microbiology/Molecular Genetics
Middle Eastern Studies
Molecular Biology/Biochemistry
Music
Music Education
Neuroscience
Nursing
Nutrition Science
Nutritional Science
Oceanography
Operations Research
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmacology
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
Radiologists Assistant
Reading
Religion
Religious Studies
Russian
School Business Administration
School Psychology
Science Education
Social Studies Education
Social Work
Social/Philosophical Foundations
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Statistics
Statistics/Biostatistics
Statistics/Mathematics
Taxation/Accounting
Teacher Leadership
Theatre Arts
Toxicology
Urban Planning/Design
Urban Planning/Policy Development
Visual Art
Visual Arts
Vocational/Technical Education
Women's Studies
Women's/Gender Studies
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Computer/information Sciences
  3. Economics

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

50,254

total students

94%

in-state

6%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

72%

36,039
students

Female
50%
18,177

Male
50%
17,862

28%

14,215
students

Female
61%
8,710

Male
39%
5,505

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

94%

34,052
students

Female
51%
17,105

Male
49%
16,947

6%

1,987
students

Female
54%
1,072

Male
46%
915

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Student Break-down

9%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
27%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Hispanic/Latino
37%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

55%

Transfer applicants accepted

62%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • 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

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

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 84
Countries most often represented China
India
Mexico
South Korea
Taiwan
Vietnam
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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Lists & Rankings

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