Chances of getting into Rutgers University New Brunswick
|Admission Standards||Very High|
How hard is it to get into Rutgers and can I get accepted? The school has a 58% acceptance rate ranking it #7 in New Jersey for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 22,186 out of 38,384 applicants were admitted making Rutgers a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 17 percent. Only 28% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
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Rutgers SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT81%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||640|
|SAT Math 25th||620|
|SAT Composite 25th||1260|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||700|
|SAT Math 75th||750|
|SAT Composite 75th||1450|
|Average SAT Score||1360|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Rutgers University New Brunswick?
Rutgers University New Brunswick typically requires applicants to be in the top 17 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1260 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1160. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1360 out of 1600. The school ranks #3 in New Jersey for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 81 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1450 and Above||Good||>70%|
|1355 to 1450||Avg +||58%-70%|
|1260 to 1355||Avg -||45%-58%|
|1165 to 1260||Reach||32%-45%|
|Less than 1165||Low||<32%|
Rutgers ACT Scores
ACT RangeNot Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT-
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||N/A|
|ACT Math 25th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 25th||N/A|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||N/A|
|ACT Math 75th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 75th||N/A|
|Average ACT Score||N/A|
Rutgers University New Brunswick has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.
52% of Rutgers University New Brunswick freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||22%|
|Top 25% of class||52%|
|Top 50% of class||88%|
|Bottom 50% of class||12%|
|Bottom 25% of class||1%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||27%||30%||28%|
What are the requirements for admission to Rutgers University New Brunswick and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=186380 IPEDS survey data for Rutgers University New Brunswick.