Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Piscataway, NJ

Website: newbrunswick.rutgers.edu/

Public
Co-ed
35,641
Undergraduate
Students
(50.3%) 17,913 Women
(49.7%) 17,728 Men
13,936
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
58% of 38,384 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
 

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
600-720 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
640 average
590-680 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
Not reported
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $33,291
Out-of-state: $49,599
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $14,974
Out-of-state: $31,282
Room and Board
$12,706
Average Percent of Need Met
55%
Average Freshman Award
$14,822
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$34,113
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
2,092
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 11% of classes
10-19 students: 27% of classes
20-29 students: 24% of classes
30-39 students: 10% of classes
40-49 students: 6% of classes
50-99 students: 13% of classes
Over 100 students: 9% of classes
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Campus Life

Piscataway Population
55,831
Nearest Metropolitan Area
New York City
Freshman Housing Guarantee
 
Students in College Housing
43% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
 
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
29.3% Asian
7.9% Black/African-American
14.5% Hispanic/Latino
3.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
42.6% White
1.8% Unknown
International Students
8.8% from 92 countries
First-Year Students Returning
93.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
59.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 3  
Science 2  
Foreign Language 2  
Social Studies    
History    
Academic Electives 5  

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required Not reported
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Essay component recommended
ACT Writing Test Policy Writing component recommended
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: No policy as of now
ACT: No policy as of now

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
65 Davidson Road
Room 202
City, State, Zip
Piscataway, NJ 08854-8097
Phone
(732) 932-4636
Fax
 
E-mail
admissions@ugadm.rutgers.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
 
Application Fee
$70
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 1
Early Action Notification
January 31

Application Form

Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
 
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
58% of 38,384 applicants were admitted
Women
58% of 20,508 applicants were admitted
Men
58% of 17,876 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
7,189 (32%) of 22,186 admitted students enrolled
Women
3,571 (30%) of 11,821 admitted students enrolled
Men
3,618 (35%) of 10,365 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
Not reported
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
Not reported
3.75 and Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
600-720 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
36%
Score of 600 - 700
41%
Score of 500 - 600
21%
Score of 400 - 500
2%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
640 average
590-680 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
21%
Score of 600 - 700
50%
Score of 500 - 600
26%
Score of 400 - 500
3%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
Not reported
Score of 30 - 36
Not reported
Score of 24 - 29
Not reported
Score of 18 - 23
Not reported
Score of 12 - 17
Not reported
Score of 6 - 11
Not reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not reported

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 38%
Top quarter: 75%
Top half: 96%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
1%
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $33,291
Out-of-state: $49,599
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $14,974
Out-of-state: $31,282
Room and Board
$12,706
Books and Supplies
$1,350
Other Expenses
$4,261
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline December 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning February 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002629
Free

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
4,147 (66.9%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
3,259 (78.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,259 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
184 (6.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
55%
Average Award
$14,822
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,150 (65.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $13,025
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,707 (83.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,454
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 869 (29.2%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
390 (5.7%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,734

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
21,443 (62.3%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
18,264 (85.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
18,264 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
687 (4.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
52%
Average Award
$14,197
Need-Based Gift
Received by 12,988 (70.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $11,517
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 14,968 (82.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,157
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 2,975 (17.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
966 (2.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,256

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
59%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$34,113
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
7.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans, Federal Nursing loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
College/university loans, Alternative loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,074
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • African Studies
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Agriculture, General
  • Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
  • Animal Genetics
  • Animal Physiology
  • Animal Sciences, General
  • Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production
  • Anthropology
  • Architectural Engineering
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Astrophysics
  • Atmospheric Chemistry and Climatology
  • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biomedical Sciences, General
  • Biometry/Biometrics
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Other
  • Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology
  • Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
  • Ceramic Sciences and Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other
  • Commercial and Advertising Art
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist
  • Dance, General
  • Dietetics/Dietitian
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Drawing
  • East Asian Studies
  • Ecology
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering Science
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Entomology
  • Environmental Design/Architecture
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Equestrian/Equine Studies
  • European Studies/Civilization
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Food Science
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
  • Health Services Administration
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Jazz/Jazz Studies
  • Jewish/Judaic Studies
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Labor and Industrial Relations
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Latin American Studies
  • Latin Language and Literature
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
  • Management Science
  • Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other
  • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
  • Medieval and Renaissance Studies
  • Meteorology
  • Microbiology, General
  • Molecular Biology
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Natural Resources Management and Policy
  • Natural Resources Management and Policy, Other
  • Natural Resources/Conservation, General
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Nursing Science
  • Nutrition Sciences
  • Painting
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Physics, General
  • Plant Sciences, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Portuguese Language and Literature
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Printmaking
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Health, General
  • Public Policy Analysis, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Russian Studies
  • Sculpture
  • Social Sciences, Other
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Statistics, General
  • Turf and Turfgrass Management
  • Urban Studies/Affairs
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General
  • Women's Studies
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Engineering, Health professions and related sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Business administration, engineering, nursing, social work, medicine with Rutgers University, New Jersey Medical School and Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
2,092
Part-Time Faculty
2,433
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
46%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 11% of classes
10-19 students: 27% of classes
20-29 students: 24% of classes
30-39 students: 10% of classes
40-49 students: 6% of classes
50-99 students: 13% of classes
Over 100 students: 9% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 5% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 24% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 29% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 17% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 10% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 11% of discussion sections/labs
Over 100 students: 3% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
 
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
Not Reported
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Education, Master of Music, Master of Arts, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Labor and Employment Relations, Master of Social Work, Master of Human Resources Management, Master of Science, Master of Philosophy, Master of Biomedical Sciences, Master of Science in Teaching, Master of Psychology, Master of Arts in Teaching

Master's Programs of Study

  • Anthropology
  • Applied Arts and Design--General
  • Applied Psychology
  • Applied Statistics
  • Astronomy
  • Biochemical Engineering
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biostatistics
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Developmental Biology
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Electrical Engineering
  • English Education
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Genetics
  • German
  • Horticulture
  • Immunology
  • Industrial and Labor Relations
  • Industrial/Management Engineering
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Mathematics Education
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Nutrition
  • Oceanography
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Plant Biology
  • Plant Molecular Biology
  • Plant Pathology
  • Quality Management
  • Reading Education
  • Reliability Engineering
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Student Affairs
  • Systems Engineering
  • Theater
  • Theoretical Physics
  • Toxicology
  • Virology
  • Writing

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Education, Doctor of Musical Arts, Doctor of Pharmacy, Doctor of Psychology, Doctor of Philosophy

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • African Studies
  • African-American Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Psychology
  • Applied Statistics
  • Asian Studies
  • Astronomy
  • Biochemical Engineering
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biopsychology
  • Biostatistics
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Cognitive Sciences
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Developmental Biology
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Electrical Engineering
  • English
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Genetics
  • German
  • Health Psychology
  • History
  • History of Medicine
  • History of Science and Technology
  • Horticulture
  • Immunology
  • Industrial/Management Engineering
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Linguistics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Medieval and Renaissance Studies
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Nutrition
  • Oceanography
  • Operations Research
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Pharmacy
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Plant Biology
  • Plant Molecular Biology
  • Plant Pathology
  • Psychology--General
  • Quality Management
  • Reading Education
  • Reliability Engineering
  • Social Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Systems Engineering
  • Theoretical Physics
  • Toxicology
  • Virology

Location and Setting


Piscataway Population
55,831
Nearest Metropolitan Area
New York City
Campus Size
2,685 acres

Weather

Temperature
23.4 average low in January, 77.6 average high in September
Rain
122 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
New Brunswick
Nearest Train Station
New Brunswick

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing, cooperative housing
Students in College Housing
43% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
 
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
57%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
 
School Colors
 

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Crew x x    
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Field Hockey x x    
Golf x x x x
Gymnastics x x    
Lacrosse x x x x
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Swimming And Diving x x    
Tennis x x x x
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Wrestling     x x
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Crew x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Field Hockey x x
Golf x x
Gymnastics x x
Lacrosse x x
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Swimming And Diving x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Wrestling    
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Crew    
Cross-Country Running x x
Field Hockey    
Golf x x
Gymnastics    
Lacrosse x x
Soccer x x
Softball    
Swimming And Diving    
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball    
Wrestling x x
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
badminton, baseball, basketball, football, golf, racquetball, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, table tennis, tennis, track and field, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo, wrestling

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
Army ROTC offered on campus, Navy ROTC is offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered on campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
35,641
Women
17,913 (50.3%)
Men
17,728 (49.7%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
33,677
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
29.3% Asian
7.9% Black/African-American
14.5% Hispanic/Latino
3.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
42.6% White
1.8% Unknown
International Students.
8.8% from 92 countries
Average Age
21
All Graduate Students
13,936

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
93.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
59.9%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
77.3%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
80.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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