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Rutgers University New Brunswick

New Brunswick, New Jersey

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Overview

Student Population
50,411
Rutgers University New Brunswick overview
Location New Brunswick, New Jersey
Online rutgers.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Small City
Rutgers University New Brunswick overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in New Brunswick, New Jersey, Rutgers University New Brunswick is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 41,263 prospective students applied, and 27,618 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 6,551 enrolled in the school.  42,684 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 7,727 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $12,230 plus fees of $2,773. Rutgers is ranked 111 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

8/10
Overall
9/10
Academics
7/10
Resources
9/10
Outcomes
9/10
Value

Rutgers is rated within the top 23% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 8 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Rutgers University New Brunswick within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Very High
Rutgers University New Brunswick overview
SAT 1180/1410
ACT 25/32
Estimated GPA 3.3
Applications Accepted
66.9% 
Rutgers University New Brunswick overview
Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $70

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Annual Cost to Attend

New Jersey Resident Tuition
$12,230
In State Costs for Rutgers University New Brunswick
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,350
Other Fees$2,773
Room and Board $13,075
Budget for Other Expenses$3,574
Total One Year Cost$33,002
Out of State Resident Tuition
$29,012
Out of State Costs for Rutgers University New Brunswick
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,350
Other Fees$2,773
Room and Board $13,075
Budget for Other Expenses$3,574
Total One Year Cost$49,784

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$66,200 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
77% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Rutgers University New Brunswick students
Subject Percent of Class
Social Sciences 16%
Communication 10%
Psychology 10%
Biology 10%
Engineering 8%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=186380 IPEDS survey data for Rutgers University New Brunswick.

Current students may use the Rutgers University New Brunswick GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.