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Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Piscataway, NJ

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $34,321
Out-of-state: $51,103
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $15,407
Out-of-state: $32,189
Room and Board
$13,075
Books and Supplies
$1,350
Other Expenses
$4,489
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 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
4,704 (66.9%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
3,699 (78.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,699 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
198 (5.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
47%
Average Award
$14,538
Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,396 (64.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $13,651
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,981 (80.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,807
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 922 (24.9%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
535 (7.6%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,936

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
20,697 (60.9%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
17,686 (85.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
17,686 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
719 (4.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
46%
Average Award
$14,433
Need-Based Gift
Received by 12,500 (70.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $12,215
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 14,139 (79.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,691
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 3,139 (17.7%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
909 (2.7%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,310

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
56%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$30,829
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
6.0%
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
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
$2,275

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