C O L L E G E   P R O F I L E   -   O V E R V I E W
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Piscataway, NJ
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Institution Type Public
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 36,168
   Women 18,242 (50.4%)
   Men 17,926 (49.6%)
Graduate Students 13,978
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 57% of 36,677 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline December 1
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA Not reported
SAT Math 641 average
580-700 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 588 average
530-650 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite Not reported
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay     X  
Extracurricular Activities     X  
Cost of Attendance In-state: $31,733
Out-of-state: $47,384
  Tuition and Fees In-state: $14,372
Out-of-state: $30,023
  Room and Board $12,260
Average Percent of Need Met 51%
Average Freshman Award $14,740
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 2,027
Regular Class Size 2-9 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 Population 55,831
Nearest Metropolitan Area New York City
Freshman Housing Guarantee  
Students in College Housing 87% of freshmen, 42% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division I
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
28.1% Asian
8.2% Black/African-American
14.4% Hispanic/Latino
3.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.3% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
43.7% White
1.8% Unknown
International Students 8.0% from 72 countries
First-Year Students Returning 92.7%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 59.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 80%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported