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SAT scores needed to get into Rutgers University New Brunswick

Average Score and SAT Requirements

Rutgers University New Brunswick is a test optional school meaning you are not required to submit SAT scores with your application. The position on SAT scores from the school is "considered but not required". If you do elect to submit your SAT scores, the following information is helpful to understand how you compare with other applicants.

Average SAT Score 1295

The average composite SAT score for admitted Rutgers University New Brunswick freshman is 1295 out of 1600. Rutgers students have the 128th highest average SAT score in the United States. For perspective, a 1295 is in the 88th percentile of all SAT test takers.

SAT Score Range 1180 to 1410

The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1180 to 1410. The 75th percentile score is 1410 while the 25th percentile score is 1180.

Minimum SAT score requirement

The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by Rutgers but we estimate it to be around a 1060 total composite SAT score.

Average SAT Math Score 665

The average score for Rutgers students on the math portion of the SAT is 665 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 600 and the 75th percentile score 730.

Average SAT Reading Score 630

The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 580 to 680 and the average score for Rutgers University New Brunswick students is 630.

Number of Students Submitting SAT Scores

87 percent of students submit SAT scores with their application to Rutgers University New Brunswick

Admission Chances by SAT Score

Below are estimated chances of being accepted at Rutgers University New Brunswick based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 66.9%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.3.

Can I get into Rutgers with a 1410 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Very Good

An SAT score of 1410 or higher is very competitive at Rutgers and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. You have a very good chance of acceptance, around 79% or higher.

Can I get into Rutgers with a 1300 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Above Average

Scores between 1300 to 1400 are above average giving you an advantage over most applicants. You have a good chance of acceptance, around 68% to 78%.

Can I get into Rutgers with a 1180 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Below Average

SAT scores between 1180 to 1290 are still in the middle range of accepted students a but a little lower than the average. You can get in and have about a 52% to 66% percent chance of being admitted.

Can I get into Rutgers with a 1060 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Reach

SAT scores from 1060 to 1170 are on the very low end of the range where students are accepted. Scores in this range are not competitive with most other applicants but you still have a chance. We estimate scores in this range have less than a 50% chance of admission to Rutgers. SAT scores below 1060 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
Admission chances to Rutgers University New Brunswick by SAT score
SAT Score Admission Chances
1600 92%
1590 91%
1580 91%
1570 90%
1560 90%
1550 89%
1540 89%
1530 88%
1520 88%
1510 87%
1500 86%
1490 86%
1480 85%
1470 84%
1460 84%
1450 83%
1440 82%
1430 81%
1420 80%
1410 79%
1400 78%
1390 78%
1380 77%
1370 76%
1360 74%
1350 73%
1340 72%
1330 71%
1320 70%
1310 69%
1300 68%
1290 66%
1280 65%
1270 64%
1260 63%
1250 61%
1240 60%
1230 59%
1220 57%
1210 56%
1200 54%
1190 53%
1180 52%
1170 50%
1160 49%
1150 47%
1140 46%
1130 45%
1120 43%
1110 42%
1100 41%
1090 39%
1080 38%
1070 37%
1060 35%
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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.