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Rutgers Student Outcomes

New Brunswick, New Jersey

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Graduation Rate

Percent of students graduating within 150% of normal completion time
81% vs. 41.9% national median
Graduation Rates for Rutgers University New Brunswick
Years Percent Earning Bachelor's Degree
within 4 years 53% earned a bachelor degree
within 5 years 71% earned a bachelor degree
within 6 years 77% earned a bachelor degree

A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. These statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from Rutgers University New Brunswick. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. Rutgers University New Brunswick is more effective than average at successfully graduating students.

Post Graduation Earnings

Average Salary After 10 Years
$66,200 vs. $34,300 national median
Average salary after attending Rutgers University New Brunswick
Years Average Earnings
after 6 years $46,300 per year
after 7 years $52,800 per year
after 8 years $54,700 per year
after 9 years $58,700 per year
after 10 years $66,200 per year

10 years after enrolling, the average income of former Rutgers University New Brunswick students who are working and no longer in school is $66,200, which is 93% higher than the national median. Sources, U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard / Department of Treasury.

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Student Loan Debt Upon Graduation

Median Student Loan Debt for Graduates
Percent of students receiving Federal Loans

Student Loan Repayment

Median Loan Payment
$229 per month
Percent of students actively repaying their loans
68% vs. 47% national average

If you are having trouble affording your Rutgers student loan debt, explore your options.

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