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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:
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.
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.
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Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.
1190 - 1410
25 - 31
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Accept Common App
A college’s prestige and overall quality are determined partly by its selectivity, of which acceptance rate is the main indicator. The acceptance rate at Rutgers University is just below the national average of 57.8%. This means that the university is fairly competitive. Applicants must have an average SAT score of 1300 on a scale of 1600 to get admission at Rutgers University or an ACT score between 29 and 34.
Applicants can learn about specific admission requirements on the official website of the university. They can even call/write/email to the university administration for information on the programs Rutgers University offers, and regarding any doubts related to the admission procedure.
Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.
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Books And Supplies
Room And Board
The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.
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Total One Year Cost
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 the cost at Rutgers University for in-state tuition is around $15,407 and that for 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.
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.
Research Funding per Student
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Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS
ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER
Two or more races
Non Resident alien
American Indian/Alaska native
0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander
Out Of State
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$82,670 per year
The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.
On Campus Housing Available
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
Freshmen Live on Campus
Undergrads in College Housing
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The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around
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Big Ten Conference
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24-Hour Security Patrol
Campus Emergency Phones
24-Hour Escort Safety rides
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by RUNB. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $13,075 per year for living on campus. Rutgers University-New Brunswick has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at RUNB costs around $4,960 per year. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 50% male and 50% female students.
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.
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
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Out of 7,811 students
10% Still Enrolled
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.
Average Aid Per Year
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Students Receiving Institutional Grants
Aid awarded based on the family income.
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
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Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Rutgers University's 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.
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