Rutgers Rankings and Evaluation

Overview

Rutgers University-New Brunswick is ranked 86th in National Universities, 3rd in New Jersey Colleges.
Next statements evaluate Rutgers University-New Brunswick by comparing key academic facts to similar schools.
  • The tuition & fees ($32,189) is relatively expensive.
  • 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.
  • The number of students (50,254) is very large.
  • It offers very diverse area of study (361 programs).
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National Universities
#86 in National Universities
New Jersey Colleges
#3 in New Jersey Colleges

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of Rutgers are $32,189 (out-of-state rate) and it is relatively expensive compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

Rutgers University-New Brunswick $32,189

All U.S. Colleges $17,692

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges $18,895

4-Years or High Colleges $22,926

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

Graduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 graduate tuition & fees of Rutgers are $32,391 (out-of-state rate) and it is expensive compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

Rutgers University-New Brunswick $32,391

All U.S. Colleges $18,842

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges $20,343

4-Years or High Colleges $18,848

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

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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 or High Colleges in New Jersey.

Rutgers University-New Brunswick 61%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges 72%

4-Years or High Colleges 68%

Public, 4-Years or High 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 or High Colleges in New Jersey.

Rutgers University-New Brunswick 29%

All U.S. Colleges 37%

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges 32%

4-Years or High Colleges 35%

Public, 4-Years or High 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 or High Colleges in New Jersey.

Rutgers University-New Brunswick 1,320

All U.S. Colleges 1,123

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges 1,112

4-Years or High Colleges 1,124

Public, 4-Years or High 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 or High Colleges in New Jersey.

Rutgers University-New Brunswick 29

All U.S. Colleges 68

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges 67

4-Years or High Colleges 68

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey 72

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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 or High Colleges in New Jersey.

Rutgers University-New Brunswick 84%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges 48%

4-Years or High Colleges 51%

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey 67%

Transfer-out Rate

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

Rutgers University-New Brunswick 8%

All U.S. Colleges 21%

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges 23%

4-Years or High Colleges 24%

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey 18%

Retention Rate

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

Rutgers University-New Brunswick 93%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges 74%

4-Years or High Colleges 73%

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey 83%

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Student Population

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

Rutgers University-New Brunswick 50,254

All U.S. Colleges 2,931

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges 11,396

4-Years or High Colleges 4,686

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

Financial Aid Amount

The average amount of financial aid received at Rutgers is $12,159 which is 37.77% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is higher compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

Rutgers University-New Brunswick $12,159

All U.S. Colleges $7,676

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges $7,301

4-Years or High Colleges $12,161

Public, 4-Years or High 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 or High Colleges in New Jersey.

Rutgers University-New Brunswick 16 to 1

All U.S. Colleges 15 to 1

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges 17 to 1

4-Years or High Colleges 14 to 1

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

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Number of Programs

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

Rutgers University-New Brunswick 361

All U.S. Colleges 37

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges 108

4-Years or High Colleges 58

Public, 4-Years or High 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 or High Colleges in New Jersey.

Rutgers University-New Brunswick 35

All U.S. Colleges 13

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges 17

4-Years or High Colleges 15

Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey 17

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