Tuition & Fees

$14,638

$30,579

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
21%
600-699
50%
500-599
26%
400-499
3%
700-800
36%
600-699
41%
500-599
21%
400-499
2%
700-800
16%
600-699
36%
500-599
40%
400-499
8%
300-399
0
200-299
0
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undergraduateRatios

50%

male

50%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Selective

57%

acceptance rate

Accepted 22,186
Declined + 16,198
Total Received 38,384
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Public

35,641

undergraduate students

13,936

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Kinesiology
  3. Registered Nursing
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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. Undergraduate students in New Brunswick enroll in the School of Arts and Sciences, the liberal arts college, and/or in one of the professional schools: School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers Business School, Undergraduate-New Brunswick, School of Communication and Information, School of Engineering, Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, the School of Management and Labor Relations, Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, College of Nursing, School of Nursing, School of Health Related Professions, or the School of Public Health.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 49,577
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
•  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)
•  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)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CEPH (Council on Education for Public Health)
•  CoA-NA (CoA-NA)
•  CoA-NA (Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs)
•  CoARC (Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care)
•  CORE Council on Rehabilitation Education
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  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)
•  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)

Virtual Tour

Virtual Tour

Piscataway, NJ

2,695-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
43%
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
75%
Top 1/2
96%
Bottom 1/2
4%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
21%
600-699
50%
500-599
26%
400-499
3%
700-800
36%
600-699
41%
500-599
21%
400-499
2%
700-800
16%
600-699
36%
500-599
40%
400-499
8%
300-399
0
200-299
0

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

Selective

57%

acceptance rate

Accepted 22,186
Declined + 16,198
Total Received 38,384

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

48%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$13,747

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $11,619
Room & board $12,452
Additional fees $3,019
Books & supplies $1,350
Total $28,440
Average Financial Aid - $13,747
Total with Avg. Aid $14,693

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $50,328,318
State $66,484,375
Institutional $29,553,945
Other external
Total $146,366,638

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $61,674,628
Other external $4,729,567
Total $66,404,195
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 848 932-7057

Financial Aid Officer

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

Club Sports - Men's

Baseball, Cycling, Equestrian Sports, Field Hockey, Ice Hockey, In-Line Skating, Rugby, Scuba Diving, Soccer, Table Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

Alpine Skiing, Badminton, Ballroom Dance, Basketball, Cross-Country, Cycling, Equestrian Sports, Fencing, Field Hockey, Golf, Ice Hockey, In-Line Skating, Lacrosse, Martial Arts, Rugby, Scuba Diving, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Table Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Polo

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Alpine Skiing, Badminton, Ballroom Dance, Baseball, Crew, Cross-Country, Cycling, Equestrian Sports, Fencing, Golf, Ice Hockey, In-Line Skating, Lacrosse, Martial Arts, Rugby, Sailing, Scuba Diving, Soccer, Tennis, Table Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Polo, 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 East Conference (Division I, Football I-A), Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association
Mascot
Scarlet Knight
School colors
scarlet

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. Kinesiology
  3. Registered Nursing

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

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Agriculture
  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Health Professions
  • Natural Science
  • Technologies

Pre-professional Programs

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

49,577

total students

94%

in-state

6%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

72%

35,641
students

Female
50%
17,913

Male
50%
17,728

28%

13,936
students

Female
61%
8,546

Male
39%
5,390

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

94%

33,677
students

Female
50%
16,815

Male
50%
16,862

6%

1,964
students

Female
56%
1,098

Male
44%
866

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Student Break-down

9%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
26%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Hispanic/Latino
38%
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

55%

Transfer applicants accepted

60%

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) Not Required/Recommended
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
  • Religious
  • 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

Not Reported

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 92
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Mexico
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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Lists & Rankings

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