Graduation Rate
83.84%
Transfer-out Rate
8.47%
Retention Rate
93.00%

2020 Graduation Rate

The graduation rate at Rutgers University-New Brunswick is 83.84% last year which is extremely higher (most students completed in-time) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey. 5,354 students have completed their degree/certificate programs among 6,386 candidates.
Compared to similar schools in college ranking, its graduation rate is average where the average graduation rate of the schools is 70.80%.
The transfer-out rate is 8.47% that is much lower (most first-time students continue to attend) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey. The retention rate (full-time students) is 93% that is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey.

Graduation Rate and Comparison Chart

Number of Completers and Graduation Rate

The next table summarizes the outcome measures with the number of students at Rutgers University-New Brunswick. 5,354 students have completed and 541 students have transferred out to other institutes. In addition, 103 students still enrolled and 388 students have left the school before completing their studies.
Graduation Rate with number of completers
TotalBachelor's or EquivalentOther Degrees or Certificate
Total (Candidates)6,3866,177209
Completers5,354
(83.84%)
5,169185
Transfer-out541
(8.47%)
5338
Still Enrolled103
(1.61%)
1012
No Longer Enrolled388
(6.08%)
37414

Graduation Rate by Completion Time (Bachelor's Degree)

The below table shows the number of completers with graduation rate by completion time. The number in parenthesis denote the graduation rate for the corresponding students. The numbers and rate for the 125% and 150% normal times are not cumulative, but additional completers and graduate rate for that period. For example, 3,996 students have completed in 4 years and additional 1,003 students have completed in the 5th year.
Graduation Rate by Completion Time (4-years Bachelor's degree)
TotalMenWomen
100% normal time (in 4 Years)3,996
(64.69%)
1,830
(58.19%)
2,166
(71.44%)
125% normal time (in 5 Years)1,003
(16.24%)
603
(19.17%)
400
(13.19%)
150% normal time (in 6 Years)170
(2.75%)
101
(3.21%)
69
(2.28%)

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity

Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity
TotalMenWomen
Total83.84% (5,354/6,386) 80.76% (2,607/3,228) 86.99% (2,747/3,158)
American Indian or Alaska Native100.00% (3/3) 100.00% (1/1) 100.00% (2/2)
Asian88.19% (1,673/1,897) 85.33% (820/961) 91.13% (853/936)
Black (Non-Hispanic)79.86% (333/417) 73.17% (120/164) 84.19% (213/253)
Hispanic78.64% (600/763) 74.26% (251/338) 82.12% (349/425)
White83.45% (2,103/2,520) 80.79% (1,119/1,385) 86.70% (984/1,135)
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander85.71% (18/21) 76.92% (10/13) 100.00% (8/8)
Two or More Race76.89% (183/238) 65.66% (65/99) 84.89% (118/139)
Unknown81.67% (98/120) 85.45% (47/55) 78.46% (51/65)

Number of Completers by Race/Ethnicity