Apply to Rutgers-Newark

Application Fee
$70
Graduate Application Fee
$70
Acceptance Rate
72%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)
14%
Freshmen Enrollment
1,402
SAT Scores
1,110
ACT Scores
22

2020 Acceptance Rate

Total 13,732 students have applied and 9,873 students have allowed to admit to Rutgers University-Newark (acceptance rate: 71.90%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 14.20 % where 1,402 students have finally enrolled out of 9,873 admitted students.
The acceptance rate of Rutgers University-Newark is lower (tighter to admit) compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as University at Buffalo and Miami University-Oxford, its acceptance rate is average (average acceptance rate of the schools is 69.80%).
The yield of Rutgers University-Newark is lower (less admitted-students enrolled) compared to Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey. Compared to similar schools in rankings, its yield is average (average yield is 28.90%).

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2020 Test Scores Comparison

For academic year 2019-2020, the average SAT score is 1,110 and the average ACT score is 22 over scores submitted by enrolled first-time students. Compared to similar schools in college rankings, the admission score of Rutgers University-Newark is average than the schools (average score is 1,247). You can check and compare the SAT and ACT scores by subject with tables and charts.
Rutgers University-Newark SAT/ACT Scores Comparison
SAT AverageACT Average
Rutgers University-Newark1,11022
Similarly Colleges in Rankings1,22126
All U.S. Colleges112368
Public, 4-Years or High Colleges111267
4-Years or High Colleges112468
Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey112672

SAT/ACT Scores by Subject

SATACT
At Rutgers University-Newark, 1,333 students submitted SAT scores (95% of enrolled students).
The average SAT score is about 1,110 and it is average than average for Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey. Next table shows the SAT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
Rutgers University-Newark SAT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing500590
Mathematics520610
Total1,0201,200
At Rutgers University-Newark, 124 students submitted ACT scores (9% of enrolled students).
The average ACT score is about 22 and it is lower than average for Public, 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey. Next table shows the ACT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
Rutgers University-Newark ACT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Reading1925
English1925
Mathematics1824
Total5674
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Admission Requirements

Next table summarizes the admission requirement to apply to Rutgers University-Newark. The school requires 5 items to submit - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Completion of college-preparatory program, Admission test scores and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language).
Admission Requirements for Applying to Rutgers University-Newark
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankConsidered but not required
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended

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