Rutgers University at New BrunswickSchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

New Brunswick, NJ

$15,407

Avg in-state tuition

$32,189

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Rutgers University at New Brunswick

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

Based in New Brunswick, Rutgers has an annual enrollment of roughly 50,000 students. It also has a 61% acceptance rate and an 84% graduation rate. The university offers more than 100 undergraduate programs and over 250 graduate programs, including nine online options. The public research university also boasts 16 libraries and more than 180 research centers and institutes. Learners can choose from over 800 student organizations.

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Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

61% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

SAT & ACT

Students who attend this school typically have higher standardized test scores than students at other schools.

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SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1210-1430

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 25-32

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

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50k

Students Enrolled

24%

Online Student Enrollment

16:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

White

37%

Asian

25%

Hispanic

12%

Non-U.S. Citizen

12%

Black

7%

Two or more races

3%

Unknown

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

53%

Socio-economic diversity

28% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

28%

State Grant Aid

26%

Institution Grant Aid

40%

Pell Grant

28%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,666
State Grant Aid $8,422
Institution Grant Aid $8,206
Pell Grant Aid $5,035

Financial Outlook

$48k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$22k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.