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Rutgers University New Brunswick

New Brunswick, New Jersey

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Overview

Student Population
50,254
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
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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 41,286 prospective students applied, and 25,277 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 7,315 enrolled in the school.  42,753 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 7,501 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $12,230 plus fees of $3,177. Rutgers is ranked 113 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

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

Rutgers is rated within the top 22% 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 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Elite
Rutgers University New Brunswick overview
SAT 1210/1430
ACT 25/32
GPA 3.3
Applications Accepted
61.2% 
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Low

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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$3,177
Room and Board $13,075
Budget for Other Expenses$3,625
Total One Year Cost$33,457
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$3,177
Room and Board $13,075
Budget for Other Expenses$3,625
Total One Year Cost$50,239

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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.