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Rutgers University–New Brunswick
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  • 4 Year
  • PISCATAWAY, NJ

Report Card

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

About

65 DAVIDSON RD
PISCATAWAY, NJ 08854
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Big Ten Conference
From Rutgers University–New Brunswick

Standing among the nation's leading research universities, Rutgers University–New Brunswick is acclaimed for the excellent achievements of its people and for their contributions to society in the pursuit of education, research, and health care. Achieve your excellence through our 120+ majors, 175+ research centers, 750+ student organizations, and cultural and global experiences. Plus, with our prime location, 90 minutes or less from New York City and Philadelphia, you have access to the world's top employers and internships. Your story starts here!

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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
68%
SAT Range
1240-1470
ACT Range
27-33
Application Fee
$70
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$11,803 / 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
$10,835 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
69%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
8:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
75%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 365 responses
40%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 460 responses
42%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 459 responses

Majors

Build In-Demand Skills with Data Science

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All industries use data to drive decision-making, and while advances in technology have expanded our access to data, finding and using reliable data has become more complex. Get marketable, real-world skills with data science. Students at Rutgers–New Brunswick can major in data science, or students of ANY Rutgers–New Brunswick major can minor in data science or complete a data science certificate.

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
2
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
1
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    75%
  • On Campus
    15%
  • Online
    11%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
34,389 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,763
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
26%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 325 responses
  • Diverse and Open Minded
    25%
  • Diverse
    23%
  • Open Minded
    14%
  • Determined
    13%
  • Smart
    6%
  • Hardworking, party obsessed, determined
    6%
  • OK
    5%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
49%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 549 responses
Poll
67%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 633 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 350 responses
  • Diversity and opportunity
    30%
  • Diversity
    27%
  • Opportunity
    13%
  • Uniquely diverse and large
    9%
  • 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. 265 responses

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