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About Rutgers University

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Student Population Number of Students attending College




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Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, commonly referred to as Rutgers University is an American public research university which is also one of the oldest, largest, top-ranked institutions of higher education in the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area. Originally chartered as Queen’s College, Rutgers is the eighth-oldest college in the US and one of the nine colonial colleges chartered before the American Revolution. It was established in 1776 and is headquartered at New Brunswick, one of the most prestigious campuses in the state of New Jersey.

As one of the leading comprehensive public research university, Rutgers University has a three-pronged mission of:

  • Providing for the instructional needs of New Jersey’s residents through its undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education programs.
  • Conducting the innovative research that contributes to the medical, environmental, social, and cultural well-being of the state, as well as aiding the economy and the state’s business and industries; and
  • Performing public service in support of the needs of the residents of the state and its local, county, and state governments.

Rutgers is the #1 public university in New Jersey with over 70,000 undergraduate and graduate students (45,000 UG students and 20,000+ graduate and professional students) and over 500,000 alumni around the world. The university has about 9,000 faculty members in 175 academic departments.

The university has affiliations with a number of prestigious organisations and associations, like: Association of American Universities, Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Big Ten Academic Alliance, Universities Research Association, etc. to name a few.

Rutgers has three campuses located throughout New Jersey: New Brunswick campus in New Brunswick and adjacent Piscataway, the Newark campus, and the Camden campus.

The New Brunswick campus was categorized by Howard and Matthew Green in their book titled The Public Ivies: America’s Flagship Public Universities (2001) as a Public Ivy.

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Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey is considered a Public Ivy and is ranked highly in a number of categories.

Rutgers University-New Brunswick is ranked at #62 in National Universities, and at #22 in Top Public Schools. It was ranked #1 Public University in the state of New Jersey.

Rutgers stood at #35 in the category of the Best College for Veterans, and at #49 in Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs. It was also ranked #50 in Undergraduate Research/Creative Projects.

As a whole, Centre for World University Rankings placed Rutgers University at #212 on the basis of the quality of education.


Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.


Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.


SAT Range

1190 - 1410

ACT Range

25 - 31

Application Fee




High School GPA


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Rutgers University of New Jersey Admission

The Rutger University of New Jersey has an understanding that the simpler the admission process the less time it will consume. So, the admission process designed in such a manner that one can fill the application with the least guidance of executive. Applicants decision and interest is the highest priority for Rutger University admission board because this will lead to a bright future and career of the student. Diverse online and hybrid programs are in the bucket of Rutger University whatever is the choice and interest of a student Rutger University hundreds of them. A large number of renowned faculty members are associated with this section to help students. Undergraduate programs, continuing learning programs are nearly a hundred and the graduate program is almost 220. The Association of American Universities has labelled Rutger University, New Brunswick, New Jersey as the major campus of a flagship.

Three main concerns on which university officials concentrate are:

  • Accumulate and Enhance Latest Learning 

  • Imparts motivation and self-inspection 

  • Earn asperity on career ground

Admission Process

The general admission application should be filled online within the due-date given by university admission board. As per your choice of degree types like a bachelor, master or associate, the process differs slightly. The general requirements before going further for admission are:

  • Select and recognize the Course

  • Appeal for Official and Authorized Transcripts

  • Appeal for Official Exam Result (GRE, GMAT, TOEFL, IELTS)

  • Create personal statement 

  • Connect with associated Advisors

Each program has a different admission step depending upon the type, due-dates, and choice of course. A student needs to appeal or apply for an official transcript from the previous school attended or if a student was a former student of the Rutger University of New Jersey. An official transcript is a necessary step of admission original copy of transcripts should be sent to the admissions office of the Rutger University of New Jersey. Proof of the degree a demonstrated document needs to be sent to the authorized graduate admission office of the Rutger University of New Jersey. For electronic format, the students or the applicants can send it using eScrip-Safe, National Student Clearinghouse in a case applicants organization have a collaboration with them. For the applicant coming from India electronic transcripts are accepted throughTrueCopy Credentials.

Managed Program

For admission into online programs of Rutgers University of New Jersey "Managed Program" has been designed for their convenience. In order to provide a complete online degree program, a collaboration has been made between Pearson College and Rutgers University. The collaboration is signed up for 7 years which offers a competitive nature to Rutgers University in Distance learning online program delivery and is provided all over the nation. Managed Program is the name of the collaboration which helps the university to provide distance learning in various colleges or sections of them. This program is a choice whether to opt for it or not is voluntary. The main objective of Managed Program is to grab the attention of those students who are not able to attend a program at the physical location of the Rutgers University of New Jersey because of any situation at their place or certain reasons. Managed Programs gives favourable tools and requirements pedagogies,  technical tools, research software to do it online.

Undergraduate Program Admission 

Students who wanted to take admission into the online undergraduate program can apply to any of the campuses of Rutgers  University-New Brunswick campus, Campden, Newark. If a candidate wants to apply for many of the courses with Rutgers University then they need to apply using only one application. All the applicant need to make an account using their email id in order to start their application for an online course there all the information need to be filled attentively.

Graduate Program Admission

If in case applicant wanted to do a graduate program after completing the undergraduate program with Rutgers University then the candidate need to fill re-enrollment application of University. A candidate who is getting a transfer to the Rutgers University of New Jersey and has a credit score more than 30 can apply using school's own website and if the credit score is less than they need to apply using the undergraduate application form. Students who wanted to get admission into the school of health professionals need to apply using the application form for the health profession. The applicants who wanted to make a change in their semester can also apply using semester change application.

Transfer Students

Applicants who are returning back to Rutgers University need to apply through re-enrollment application in any program the student can apply there is no restriction or rule from the university. Students who wanted to get a transfer, an undergraduate degree is completed with Rutgers University school only can enrol for another course from the university's other school can opt school to school transfer option to apply for the different undergraduate program. If in case applicant wanted to do a graduate program after completing the undergraduate program with Rutgers University then the candidate need to fill re-enrollment application of University. A candidate who is getting a transfer to the Rutgers University of New Jersey and has a credit score more than 30 can apply using school's own website and if the credit.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.


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Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.


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Rutgers University is a prestigious institution and despite being a public university it is not surprising that its annual cost to attend is a little higher than the national average. The average cost of public universities in the United States is $9,970 for in-state tuition, and $25,620 for out-of-state tuition, whereas at Rutgers the average cost of in-state tuition is around $15,407 and out-of-state tuition is approximately $28,482.

We have broken down and simplified the costs in the ‘Cost of Attendance’ section for your perusal.


Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.


Student:Faculty Ratio


Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.


Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.


Academic Calendar


Research Funding per Student


Faculty Overview


Male Professors


Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad


Human Resources Management and Serv...

569 Graduates

Psychology, General

555 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

385 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

383 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

378 Graduates

Biology, General

371 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

338 Graduates


330 Graduates

Public Health

324 Graduates

Information Science/Studies

293 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

262 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

255 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

241 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

226 Graduates

Political Science and Government

203 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

183 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

179 Graduates


172 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

161 Graduates

Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomica...

151 Graduates

Biomedical/Medical Engineering

130 Graduates


105 Graduates

Chemical Engineering

104 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

91 Graduates

Civil Engineering

90 Graduates


89 Graduates


89 Graduates

Nutrition Sciences

84 Graduates

Animal Sciences

77 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

74 Graduates

Social Work

72 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

71 Graduates


67 Graduates

Industrial Engineering

65 Graduates


65 Graduates


56 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

54 Graduates

Management Sciences and Quantitativ...

52 Graduates


52 Graduates


51 Graduates

Social Sciences, Other

50 Graduates


49 Graduates

Engineering Science

46 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

42 Graduates


42 Graduates

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Prof...

42 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

42 Graduates

Area Studies

40 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

38 Graduates

Ceramic Sciences and Engineering

37 Graduates

Dental Support Services and Allied...

37 Graduates

Urban Studies/Affairs

36 Graduates

Food Science and Technology

35 Graduates

Natural Resources Management and Po...

34 Graduates


33 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

33 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

31 Graduates


30 Graduates


27 Graduates

Allied Health and Medical Assisting...

25 Graduates

Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

25 Graduates

Agricultural Engineering

24 Graduates

Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorolog...

18 Graduates

Landscape Architecture

17 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

16 Graduates

Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, an...

15 Graduates

Plant Sciences

14 Graduates

Microbiological Sciences and Immuno...

13 Graduates

Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and...

11 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

11 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

11 Graduates

Agriculture, General

10 Graduates

Astronomy and Astrophysics

10 Graduates

Environmental Design

10 Graduates

Public Policy Analysis

9 Graduates

Health Professions and Related Clin...

8 Graduates

Classics and Classical Languages, L...

7 Graduates

East Asian Languages, Literatures,...

6 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

6 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

6 Graduates

City/Urban, Community and Regional...

3 Graduates

Zoology/Animal Biology

3 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

1 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

1 Graduates

Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languag...

1 Graduates


Student Body

Undergraduate Students


Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.






Students Gender



US National: 44%



US National: 56%




38% White

2% Unknown

7% Black

13% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

9% Non Resident alien

27% Asian

0 American Indian/Alaska native

0 Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

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Unknown Location


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Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$82,670 per year

Campus Life


The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available


Freshmen Required to Live on Campus


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Undergrads in College Housing


Averege Housing Cost


Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,960/year.

Meal Plan Available


Average Meal Plan Available



Division Sports Nickname

Scarlet Knight

School Colors


Varsity Athletics Association


Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Big Ten Conference

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Cross Country





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Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol


Campus Emergency Phones


24-Hour Escort Safety rides


Mobile Campus Emergency Alert


After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation


Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation


Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0 $100,000



Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$109 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

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and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.


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Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.


Average Amount

< $30K


$30K - $48K


$48K - $75K


$75K - $110K


> $110K


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Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants


Rutgers University federal school code is 002785.

The university offers varieties of financial aids. The students receive financial assistance such as  grants, scholarships, work-study programs, loans, and other tuition payment plans.

  • The aids are awarded by the Federal Government, State Corporation, private companies, and organizations.

  • Pell grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Direct Subsidized, Direct Unsubsidized, Direct PLUS loans, and Federal Work-study are the Federal aids available for the students.

  • New Jersey Tuition Aid Grant, Educational Opportunity Fund Programs, and New Jersey Stars II are the State Grants available.

  • RU September 11th Memorial Scholarship, FIRST Scholarship, Vincent R. Kramer Merit Endowed Scholarship, Rutgers Presidential Scholarship, Trustee Awards are the State and Institutional Scholarships provided.

  • Post 9/11 GI Bill, and the Tuition Assistance Program is the Military Aid offered.