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  1. Academics
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  2. Value
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  3. Diversity
    grade A+
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
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  6. Party Scene
    grade A+
  7. Professors
    grade A minus
  8. Location
    grade B+
  9. Dorms
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  10. Campus Food
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  11. Student Life
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  12. Safety
    grade C+

About

83 Somerset St
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Big Ten Conference
From Rutgers University - New Brunswick

Academic and research powerhouse. Stellar faculty. Engaged students. Devotion to community. With 100+ majors, 175+ research centers, and 500+ student organizations, Rutgers–New Brunswick provides real-world experiences to prepare you for life. Plus, with our prime location, one hour or less from New York City and Philadelphia, you have access to the world's top employers and internships. Get ready for an unparalleled adventure!

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Rutgers University - New Brunswick Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
December 1
Acceptance Rate
61%
SAT Range
1210-1430
ACT Range
25-32
Application Fee
$70
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
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Cost

Net Price
$16,873 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$14,494 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
71%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
75%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 347 responses
39%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 413 responses
42%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 412 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
10
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
1
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
9
How Students Learn
  • All
    2%
  • None
    73%
  • Some
    25%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
34,285 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,873
Undergrads Over 25
4%
Pell Grant
28%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 278 responses
  • Diverse and Open Minded
    25%
  • Diverse
    24%
  • Open Minded
    15%
  • Determined
    13%
  • Smart
    8%
  • Hardworking, party obsessed, determined
    5%
  • OK
    5%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
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Poll
48%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 502 responses
Poll
68%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 586 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 303 responses
  • Diversity
    31%
  • Diversity and opportunity
    30%
  • Opportunity
    14%
  • Uniquely diverse and large
    8%
  • Big and diverse, but also feels small and lonely
    7%
  • A school excellent in diversity and education.
    6%
  • Difficult
    2%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$57,900 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
84%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
77%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 260 responses

Rutgers University - New Brunswick Reviews

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