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Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

New Brunswick, NJ

Web Sitewww.rutgers.edu/
Institution TypePublic
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students31,593
   Women15,393 (48.7%)
   Men16,200 (51.3%)
Graduate Students8,841

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate61% of 28,635 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 Math622 average
540-670 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading578 average
500-620 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing596 average
520-640 range of middle 50%
ACT CompositeNot reported

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $29,390
Out-of-state: $43,414
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $13,499
Out-of-state: $27,523
Room and Board
$11,578
Average Percent of Need Met43%
Average Freshman Award$12,992
Average Indebtedness of
2011 Graduates
$26,656

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
1,762
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 13% of classes
10-19 students: 25% of classes
20-29 students: 24% of classes
30-39 students: 11% of classes
40-49 students: 7% of classes
50-59 students: 11% of classes
Over 100 students: 9% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

New Brunswick Population48,573
Nearest Metropolitan AreaNew York City
Freshman Housing Guarantee 
Students in College Housing85% of freshmen, 53% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division I
Mascot 
Sororities 
Fraternities 

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
26.1% Asian
7.8% Black/African-American
12.2% Hispanic/Latino
3.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
48.3% White
1.8% Unknown
International Students3.2% from 72 countries
First-Year Students Returning92.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
54.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
80%
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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CLASS OF 2018 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.44 3.77 614 577 591 26
Low 1.70 1.70 360 300 290 8
High 4.00 5.00 800 800 800 34
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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 2013, copyright © 2013 The College Board. All rights reserved.
Peterson's Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid Databases,
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