$12,330

Tuition

$33,457

Cost of Attendance

$16,295

Net Price

Rutgers University Tuition and Fees

Rutgers University’s tuition and fees differ depending on the course; however, on average, the label price at Rutgers University for an out-of-state student (which includes tuition and fees) is $28,194. When we take other expenses into consideration incurred by full-time students (cost of room and board, books and supplies, and transportation), at Rutgers University the average total cost is $50,239. On average, for a student receiving need-based aid the net price, which is the average cost of university after aid and scholarship funds are discounted, comes up to $31,577.

Total Cost of Attendance

Student typeIn-stateOut-State
Tuition & Fees$15,407$32,189
Book & Supplies$1,350$1,350
Room & Board cost$13,075$13,075
Other Expenses$3,625$3,413
Total Cost of Attendance$33,457$48,751

The average total cost of attendance at Rutgers University depends on whether the student is from the same state or is an out-of-state student. The tuition/fees for in-state students is $15,407, and that for out-of-state students is around $32,189You can visit our blog to know more about student boarding.

Boarding and living/miscellaneous expenses are s follows:

  • The direct cost of a student boarding on-campus is $50,239, and the direct cost for students residing off-campus (w/o family) is $56,014.
  • Students residing off-campus with family incur a total cost of approximately $39,580.

Average Net Price by Family Income

Net Price

$16,295

Family Income

Avg. Net Price

$0 to $30,000

$12,108

$30,001 to $48,000

$13,671

$48,001 to $75,000

$19,727

$75,001 to $110,000

$26,305

$110,000+

$28,187

Net price is the difference between the full cost of attendance and (including tuition and fees, books and supplies, room and meals, and other related expenses) minus any estimated grants and scholarship for which the student may be eligible. The net price calculator of Rutgers University gets you a personalised estimate of your “net price” as an undergraduate student.

The average net price by family by income is apportioned fairly as follows: for family income between $0 - $30,000 and $30,001 - $48,000 the average cost comes to about $12,108 and $13,671 respectively. For higher income brackets, such as, for family income between $48,001 - $75,000 and $75,001 - $110,000 and higher, the average cost comes to about $19,727, $26,305 and $28,187, respectively.

Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

Student typeIn-stateOut-State
Tuition & Fees$15,407$32,189
Room & Board Cost$13,075$13,075
Total Tuition & Fees$33,457$50,239

The total undergraduate tuition cost for in-state students comes up to $33,457, and that for outstation students is comes up to $50,239. This includes the basic tuition and fee cost, book and supplies cost, miscellaneous expenses, and room and boarding (on-campus) costs.

Graduate Tuition and Fees

In-stateOut-State
Tuition$17,232$29,304
Fees$2,184$2,184

The graduate tuition cost for students bearing the local domicile is $17,232, and that for outstation students is $29,304. The fee remains the same for both, in-state and out-of-state students, i.e., $2,182.

Cost Per Credit Hour

DegreeYearCost per Credit hour
Graduate2018 - 2019$1,015
Undergraduate2018 - 2019$383

Undergraduate Year

The cost per credit hour of tuition at Rutgers University is $383 per credit for New Jersey residents and $915 per credit for out-of-state students. It can be paid through a money-order, a cheque, or a credit card.

Graduate Year

The cost per credit hour of tuition at Rutgers University is $1,015 per credit for New Jersey residents and $1,256 per credit for out-of-state students. It can be paid through a money-order, a cheque, or a credit card.

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Campus Housing Expenses

Housing & other expensesOn CampusOff Campus
Room & Board$13,075$16,434
Other Expense$3,625$6,041
Book & Supplies$1,350$1,350

The university offers on-campus and off-campus room and boarding facilities. On-campus boarding can come up to $13,075, and $3,625 for miscellaneous expenses. Off-campus boarding is of two types: without family and with family. Living without family can cost you around $16,434 with miscellaneous expenses of $6,041. The official data for living off-campus with family is not available.

Campus Housing Expenses

Housing & Other Expenses

Room & Boards

On Campus

$13,075

Off Campus

$16,434

Housing & Other Expenses

Other Expenses

On Campus

$3,625

Off Campus

$6,041

Housing & Other Expenses

Book & Supplies

On Campus

$1,350

Off Campus

$1,350

The university offers on-campus and off-campus room and boarding facilities. On-campus boarding can come up to $13,075, and $3,625 for miscellaneous expenses. Off-campus boarding is of two types: without family and with family. Living without family can cost you around $16,434 with miscellaneous expenses of $6,041. The official data for living off-campus with family is not available.

Online Degree Programs, Tuition and Cost Per Credit Summary

Degree TypeTotal Average TuitionAverage Tuition Per Credit
Masters $6,300 $300
Bachelors $36,000 $300

Rutgers University offers 15 online programs across 10 Majors.

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