National Universities
#86 in National Universities
New Jersey Colleges
#3 in New Jersey Colleges

Overview

Rutgers University-New Brunswick is ranked 86th in National Universities and 3rd in New Jersey Colleges.
Next statements evaluate Rutgers University-New Brunswick by comparing key academic facts to Public, 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey.
  • It has relatively expensive tuition & fees of $31,785.
  • The acceptance rate (61%) is slightly lower than average (relatively difficult to get in).
  • The SAT & ACT scores (1,320 SAT, 29 ACT) is average.
  • It has very large number of students of 50,254.
  • It offers very diverse area of study (361 programs).

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of Rutgers are $31,785 (out-of-state rate) and it is relatively expensive compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey.

Rutgers University-New Brunswick $31,785

All U.S. Colleges $17,692

Public, 4-Years Colleges $18,895

4-Years Colleges $22,926

Public, 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey $24,664

Graduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 graduate tuition & fees of Rutgers are $32,132 (out-of-state rate) and it is expensive compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey.

Rutgers University-New Brunswick $32,132

All U.S. Colleges $18,842

Public, 4-Years Colleges $20,343

4-Years Colleges $18,848

Public, 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey $23,523

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate of Rutgers is 61% and it is slightly lower than average (relatively difficult to get in) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey.

Rutgers University-New Brunswick 61%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 72%

4-Years Colleges 68%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey 72%

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The yield, also known as enrollment rate, of Rutgers is 29% and the yield is higher (eager to enroll) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey.

Rutgers University-New Brunswick 29%

All U.S. Colleges 37%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 32%

4-Years Colleges 35%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey 23%

SAT Scores

The average SAT score submitted by enrolled students at Rutgers is 1,320 and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey.

Rutgers University-New Brunswick 1,320

All U.S. Colleges 1,123

Public, 4-Years Colleges 1,112

4-Years Colleges 1,124

Public, 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey 1,126

ACT Scores

The average ACT score submitted by enrolled students at Rutgers is 29 and it is lower compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey.

Rutgers University-New Brunswick 29

All U.S. Colleges 68

Public, 4-Years Colleges 67

4-Years Colleges 68

Public, 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey 72

Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate at Rutgers is 84% and it is extremely higher (most students completed in-time) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey.

Rutgers University-New Brunswick 84%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 48%

4-Years Colleges 51%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey 67%

Transfer-out Rate

The average transfer-out rate at Rutgers is 8% and it is much lower (most first-time students continue to attend) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey.

Rutgers University-New Brunswick 8%

All U.S. Colleges 21%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 23%

4-Years Colleges 24%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey 18%

Retention Rate

The average retention rate at Rutgers is 93% and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey.

Rutgers University-New Brunswick 93%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 74%

4-Years Colleges 73%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey 83%

Student Population

The total student population at Rutgers is 50,254 and its population very large compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey.

Rutgers University-New Brunswick 50,254

All U.S. Colleges 2,931

Public, 4-Years Colleges 11,396

4-Years Colleges 4,686

Public, 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey 14,580

Financial Aid Amount

The average amount of financial aid received at Rutgers is $12,159 which is 38.25% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is higher compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey.

Rutgers University-New Brunswick $12,159

All U.S. Colleges $7,676

Public, 4-Years Colleges $7,301

4-Years Colleges $12,161

Public, 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey $10,960

Student to Faculty Ratio

The students to faculty ratio at Rutgers is 16 to 1 and the ratio is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey.

Rutgers University-New Brunswick 16 to 1

All U.S. Colleges 15 to 1

Public, 4-Years Colleges 17 to 1

4-Years Colleges 14 to 1

Public, 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey 16 to 1

Number of Programs

Rutgers offers 361 programs and it means very diverse area of study compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey.

Rutgers University-New Brunswick 361

All U.S. Colleges 37

Public, 4-Years Colleges 108

4-Years Colleges 58

Public, 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey 108

Number of Online Programs

Rutgers offers 35 online programs and it means very diverse online programs compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey.

Rutgers University-New Brunswick 35

All U.S. Colleges 13

Public, 4-Years Colleges 17

4-Years Colleges 15

Public, 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey 17