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Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Piscataway, NJ

Institution TypePublic
Undergraduate Students35,484
   Women17,904 (50.5%)
   Men17,580 (49.5%)
Graduate Students13,944


Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate58% of 35,340 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineDecember 1
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPANot reported
SAT Math638 average
580-700 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading588 average
530-640 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing602 average
540-660 range of middle 50%
ACT CompositeNot reported


Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $31,733
Out-of-state: $47,384
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $14,372
Out-of-state: $30,023
Room and Board
Average Percent of Need Met56%
Average Freshman Award$14,957
Average Indebtedness of
2015 Graduates


Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 10% of classes
10-19 students: 27% of classes
20-29 students: 25% of classes
30-39 students: 11% of classes
40-49 students: 6% of classes
50-99 students: 12% of classes
Over 100 students: 9% of classes


Piscataway Population55,831
Nearest Metropolitan AreaNew York City
Freshman Housing Guarantee 
Students in College Housing 87% of freshmen, 42% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division I


Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
27.5% Asian
8.0% Black/African-American
13.8% Hispanic/Latino
3.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
44.7% White
2.0% Unknown
International Students7.2% from 72 countries
First-Year Students Returning92.6%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Average 3.54 3.89 649 631 29
Low 1.00 2.40 440 460 17
High 4.00 5.00 790 800 35
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• One of Rutgers' most famous and accomplished alumni was the great African American singer and athlete Paul Robeson, 1919 class valedictorian.

• Rutgers' Hutcheson Memorial Forest is one of the last virgin forests in the world and one of the most studied forests in the U.S.

• The Institute of Jazz Studies at Rutgers holds one of the largest collections of jazz materials in the world.

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