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Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Piscataway, NJ

Web Sitenewbrunswick.rutgers.edu/
Institution TypePublic
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students34,544
   Women17,400 (50.4%)
   Men17,144 (49.6%)
Graduate Students13,834

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate60% of 31,941 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineDecember 1
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPANot reported
SAT Math636 average
570-700 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading580 average
520-640 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing599 average
540-660 range of middle 50%
ACT CompositeNot reported

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $31,286
Out-of-state: $46,676
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $14,131
Out-of-state: $29,521
Room and Board
$12,054
Average Percent of Need Met57%
Average Freshman Award$14,880
Average Indebtedness of
2011 Graduates
$25,228

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
1,970
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 13% of classes
10-19 students: 25% of classes
20-29 students: 26% of classes
30-39 students: 11% of classes
40-49 students: 6% of classes
50-99 students: 11% of classes
Over 100 students: 9% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

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
Mascot 
Sororities 
Fraternities 

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
27.3% Asian
7.9% Black/African-American
13.3% Hispanic/Latino
3.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
45.8% White
1.8% Unknown
International Students5.5% from 72 countries
First-Year Students Returning92.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
59.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
80%
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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CLASS OF 2020 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.45 3.77 621 597 597 28
Low 1.80 1.90 290 340 250 18
High 4.00 5.00 800 800 800 35
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DID YOU KNOW?

• 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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Annual Survey of Colleges 2015, copyright © 2015 The College Board. All rights reserved.
Peterson's Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid Databases,
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