Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
$31,785 ($15,003)
Graduate Tuition & Fees
$32,132 ($19,724)
On-campus Living Costs
$16,700
Off-campus Living Costs
$22,475
Undergraduate Tuition per Credit Hour
$942 ($394)
Graduate Tuition per Credit Hour
$1,256 ($739)

2020 Cost of Attendance

The 2020 tuition & fees of Rutgers University-New Brunswick are $15,003 for New Jersey residents and $31,785 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, the tuition & fees are $19,724 for New Jersey residents and $32,132 for out-of-state students.
Compare to Public, 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey, the undergraduate tuition & fees are relatively expensive and the graduate tuition & fees are expensive.
Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Texas A & M University-College Station and The University of Tennessee-Knoxville, tuition & fees of Rutgers University-New Brunswick is average where the average tuition & fees of the schools are $35,249.
The average living cost of the school is $16,700 when a student lives in on-campus housing. When a student lives off-campus, the average living cost is $22,475.

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2020 Tuition & fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees at Rutgers University-New Brunswick are $15,003 for New Jersey residents and $31,785 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition & fees have increased by 2.90% from last year.
The 2020 graduate tuition & fees are $19,724 for New Jersey residents and $32,132 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition & fees have increased by 2.87% from last year.
The following table and chart show the 2020 tuition & fees and the tuition trends over the last 5 years.

Tuition Trends Table

2020 Tuition & fees
YearUndergraduateGraduate
New Jersey ResidentsOut-of-StateNew Jersey ResidentsOut-of-State
2016$14,131$29,521$18,346$29,722
2017$14,372$30,023$18,633$30,225
2018$14,638$30,579$18,984$30,792
2019$14,974$31,282$19,416$31,488
2020$15,407$32,189$19,983$32,391
2021$15,003$31,785$19,724$32,132

Tuition Trends Chart

2020 Living Costs

The 2020 average on-campus living costs is $16,700 including room & board and other living expenses (a student lives in on-campus housing such as dormitory and school-owned apartment). For students living in off-campus housing, the average living cost is $22,475.
The living cost at the school has increased by 3.60% from last year.
The following table and chart show the living costs changes over the last 5 years.

Living Costs Trends

2020 Living Costs
YearOn-CampusOff-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpensesRoom & BoardOther Expenses
2016$12,054$2,863$18,090$2,863
2017$12,260$3,013$17,934$3,013
2018$12,452$3,137$18,386$3,137
2019$12,706$3,413$10,572$5,785
2020$13,075$3,625$16,434$6,041
2021$13,075$3,574$16,706$6,641

Living Costs Trends Chart

2020 Books & Supplies Costs

The 2020 average cost for purchasing books & supplies is $1,350 at Rutgers University-New Brunswick. The books & supplies cost stays same as last year.
The following table and chart show the 2020 books & supplies costs and the trends over the last 5 years.

Books & Supplies Costs Trends

Rutgers University-New Brunswick 2020 Books & Supplies Costs
YearBooks & Supplies Costs
2016$1,350
2017$1,350
2018$1,350
2019$1,350
2020$1,350
2021$1,350

Books & Supplies Costs Trends Chart

2020 Tuition Per Credit Hour

The 2020 undergraduate tuition per credit hour at Rutgers University-New Brunswick is $394 for New Jersey residents and $942 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition per credit hour has increased by 2.95% from last year.
The 2020 graduate tuition per credit hour is $739 for New Jersey residents and $1,256 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition per credit hour has increased by 2.87% from last year.
The following table and chart show the 2020 tuition per credit hour and its trends over the last 5 years.

Tuition Per Credit Hour Trends Table

2020 Tuition per Credit Hour
YearUndergraduateGraduate
New Jersey ResidentsOut-of-StateNew Jersey ResidentsOut-of-State
2016$361$863$678$1,152
2017$367$878$689$1,172
2018$374$894$702$1,194
2019$383$915$718$1,221
2020$394$942$739$1,256
2021$394$942$739$1,256

Tuition Per Credit Hour Trends Chart