Rutgers University - New Brunswick: Statistics

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Acceptance rate
67%
Average SAT
1295
Average ACT
29
Aid receiving
66%
Undergraduates
35,844
Graduates
14,567
Male:Female Ratio
45:55
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Rutgers University - New Brunswick Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 67% 68% 66%
Applicants 41,263 19,317 21,946
Admissions 27,618 13,170 14,448
Freshmen enrolled full time 6,542 3,262 3,280
Freshmen enrolled part time 9 3 6

14,421 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2,114 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
5,881 or 90%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1180
or below

75% of them
had 1410
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Rutgers University - New Brunswick are 1180-1410 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,156 or 18%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 25
or below

75% of them
had 32
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Rutgers University - New Brunswick are 25-32 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 18327 (36%)
Asian 13051 (26%)
Hispanic 6436 (13%)
Nonresident Alien 5748 (11%)
Black or African American 3870 (8%)
Two or more races 1762 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 1114 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 73 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 12 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$13,602
Students receiving aid
66%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $12,230$17,736
Tuition in-state $12,230$17,736
Tuition out-of-state $29,012$30,144
Fee in-district $2,773$1,988
Fee in-state $2,773$1,988
Fee out-of-state $2,773$1,988

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 15,862
Combined charge for room and board $13,075
Room charge $7,971
Meal charge $5,104

Rutgers University - New Brunswick Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Social Work 75 667 16
Computer and Information Sciences, General 572 106 14
Psychology, General 521 48 28
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General 366 128
Information Science & Studies 409 73
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 436
Public Health, General 275 90 9
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 356
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 265 64 27
Medicine 356
Finance, General 354
Economics, General 342
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 338
Biomedical Sciences, General 289 22
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 297 3 4
Political Science and Government, General 204 34 9
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management 245
Mechanical Engineering 203 31 11
Pharmacy 210
Health Services Administration 111 83
Library and Information Science 167 17
Labor and Industrial Relations 178 3 1
Mathematics, General 132 39 8
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies 178
Journalism 167
Management Science 159
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 120 26 12
Nursing Science 24 125
English Language and Literature, General 127 8 10
Accounting 142
Statistics, General 54 83 5
Cell & Cellular Biology and Histology 130 3 2
Chemical Engineering 77 44 6
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 126
Civil Engineering, General 91 25 6
Dentistry 121
History, General 101 8 8
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 87 26
Music Performance, General 59 31 15
Industrial Engineering 70 27 4
Physical Therapy & Therapist 92
Nutrition Sciences 72 4 5
Biological and Physical Sciences 77 1
Animal Sciences, General 74 1 2
Special Education and Teaching, General 71
Art & Art Studies, General 54 16
Sustainability Studies 67
Sociology, General 46 8 8
Elementary Education and Teaching 53 8
Molecular Genetics 41 11 7
Public Policy Analysis, General 25 30
Aerospace, Aeronautical, and Astronautical & Space Engineering, General 55
Engineering Science 53
Ceramic Sciences and Engineering 36 12 4
Philosophy 45 7
Physics, General 49
Chemistry, General 30 7 12
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other 15 17 13 2
Clinical & Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other 24 17 6
Physician Assistant 47
Social Sciences, Other 45
Linguistics 43 2
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 34 10
Food Science 30 7 5
Dance, General 37 3
Environmental & Natural Resources Management and Policy, General 38
Medical Informatics 16 21
Environmental Science 25 7 3
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other 35
Landscape Architecture 25 8
Biochemistry 32 1
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General 29 2 1
Business Administration and Management, General 32
Environmental Studies 31
Anthropology, General 28 1 2
Clinical Nutrition & Nutritionist 25 5
Biotechnology 29
Cognitive Science, General 29
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography 27
Molecular Biology 27
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching 27
Computer and Information Sciences, Other 26
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services 26
Occupational Therapist Assistant 24
Geology & Earth Science, General 15 6 3
Spanish Language and Literature 13 6 4
Social Studies Teacher Education 23
Design and Visual Communications, General 22
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 11 7 4
Cinematography and Film & Video Production 22
Dental Clinical Sciences, General 22
Applied Psychology 22
Health & Health Care Administration & Management 2 16 3
Educational Psychology 21
Physics, Other 5 15
Geography 14 3 3
Agricultural Engineering 18 2
Biostatistics 20
Microbiology, General 8 5 6
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education 19
Mathematics Teacher Education 16 3
Women's Studies 14 2 1
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education 2 15
City & Urban, Community, and Regional Planning 9 1 6
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other 16
Education, General 6 10
Biometry & Biometrics 15
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics 3 12
Plant Sciences, General 14
Music, General 3 2 9
Agriculture, General 14
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry 4 10
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services 14
Astrophysics 13
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other 13
Health Information & Medical Records Administration & Administrator 12
Botany & Plant Biology 2 10
Foreign Language Teacher Education 12
Ecology 2 10
Urban Studies & Affairs 11
English & Language Arts Teacher Education 11
Comparative Literature 4 2 4
Italian Language and Literature 2 5 3
Packaging Science 10
Engineering & Industrial Management 10
Meteorology 9
Film & Cinema & Media Studies 9
East Asian Studies 8
Religion & Religious Studies 5 3
Environmental Design & Architecture 8
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 4 4
American & United States Studies & Civilization 7
Pharmacoeconomics & Pharmaceutical Economics 7
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 7
African-American & Black Studies 6
French Language and Literature 1 3 2
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American & Chicano Studies 6
Reading Teacher Education 6
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 3 2
Chinese Language and Literature 3 2
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical 5
Entomology 1 1 2
Korean Language and Literature 4
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 4
German Language and Literature 1 2 1
Japanese Language and Literature 4
Toxicology 1 3
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, Other 2 2
Drama and Dance Teacher Education 4
Russian Language and Literature 2
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist 2
Medical Science & Scientist 2
Higher Education & Higher Education Administration 1 1
Educational Statistics and Research Methods 2
Physiology, Pathology, and Related Sciences, Other 2
Operations Research 1 1
Neurobiology and Anatomy 2
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General 1
Near and Middle Eastern Studies 1
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 1
Physiology, General 1
Neuroscience 1
Agricultural Economics 1
Medical Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiation Therapist 1
Pharmacology 1
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology, Other 1
Grand Total 39 8,885 3,072 1,413
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 84% 82% 87%
  • Full-time retention rate - 93%
  • Part-time retention rate - 75%

Publications & Citations

Publications
143,641
Citations
6,768,289

Publication / Citation count by topic

Medicine
34,889 / 1,426,410
Biology
30,347 / 1,987,916
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
21,175 / 788,366
Physics
20,063 / 1,065,527
Chemistry
19,305 / 999,879
Engineering
17,014 / 702,393
Computer Science
15,942 / 980,668
Psychology
13,677 / 968,432
Environmental Science
9,752 / 569,898
Materials Science
8,496 / 335,057
Business
8,360 / 428,072
Mathematics
5,515 / 246,180
Economics
5,443 / 168,850
Demography
5,247 / 290,110
Biochemistry
5,196 / 368,381
Oncology and Cancer research
4,153 / 189,099
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
4,021 / 164,374
Political Science
3,840 / 76,281
Sociology
3,818 / 133,664
Health Science
3,683 / 151,747
Surgery
3,469 / 174,590
Quantum and Particle physics
3,006 / 241,710
Molecular Biology
2,976 / 208,661
Social Psychology
2,955 / 256,807
Condensed Matter Physics
2,920 / 209,447
Art & Design
2,845 / 70,512
Genetics
2,787 / 261,677
Neuroscience
2,501 / 236,728
Ecology
2,421 / 201,884
Child Psychology
2,370 / 176,341
Immunology
2,345 / 170,333
Public Health
1,988 / 96,079
Geology
1,951 / 95,300
Psychiatry
1,938 / 115,192
Clinical Psychology
1,890 / 97,055
Astrophysics and Astronomy
1,878 / 146,540
Pharmacology
1,848 / 99,184
Law
1,837 / 31,293
Pathology
1,764 / 79,329
Theoretical Physics
1,718 / 140,945

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 2184 31773
1992 2263 35627
1993 2387 38740
1994 2566 45349
1995 2529 50770
1996 2944 60593
1997 2912 68471
1998 2937 78870
1999 3040 89225
2000 3160 99223
2001 3261 112845
2002 3353 132552
2003 3665 149708
2004 3965 169702
2005 4236 193397
2006 4569 219370
2007 4630 246005
2008 4951 270719
2009 4997 297037
2010 5200 319879
2011 5332 356360
2012 6329 389598
2013 6154 422220
2014 6967 442289
2015 7160 458894
2016 7579 455424
2017 7542 471533
2018 7336 470821
2019 8420 520212
2020 9418 594293
2021 9250 645418

Rutgers University - New Brunswick alumni

  1. Sebastian Stan

    Sebastian Stan
    Born in
    Romania Flag Romania
    Years
    1982-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actoractor
    Biography

    Sebastian Stan is a Romanian and American actor. He gained recognition for his role as Bucky Barnes / Winter Soldier in the Marvel Cinematic Universe media franchise, beginning with 2011's Captain America: The First Avenger. He went on to play the part in the films Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014), Captain America: Civil War (2016), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), Avengers: Endgame (2019); and the miniseries The Falcon and the Winter Soldier (2021).

  2. James Gandolfini

    James Gandolfini
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1961-2013 (aged 52)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actor
    Biography

    James Joseph Gandolfini Jr. was an American actor and producer. He was best known for his role as Tony Soprano, the Italian-American Mafia crime boss in HBO's television series The Sopranos, for which he won three Emmy Awards, five Screen Actors Guild Awards, and one Golden Globe Award. Gandolfini's portrayal of Tony Soprano is widely regarded as the greatest performance in television history.

  3. Paul Wesley

    Paul Wesley
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1982-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actoractor
    Biography

    Paweł Tomasz Wasilewski, known professionally as Paul Wesley, is an American actor, director and producer. He is known for starring as Stefan Salvatore on the supernatural drama series The Vampire Diaries (2009–2017). He is also known for his role in the anthology series Tell Me a Story (2018–2020).

  4. Calista Flockhart

    Calista Flockhart
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    television actorfilm actorstage actor
    Biography

    Calista Kay Flockhart is an American actress. She is perhaps best known for portraying the title character on the Fox television series Ally McBeal (1997–2002), for which she received a Golden Globe Award in 1998 and was thrice nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series. From 2006 to 2011, she starred as Kitty Walker on the ABC drama series Brothers & Sisters, and between 2015 and 2021, Flockhart appeared as Cat Grant on the superhero drama Supergirl. In film, she is known for roles in The Birdcage (1996), A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999), and Things You Can Tell Just by Looking at Her (2000).

General info

Alternative names RU
Rutgers, The State University
Rutgers, New Jersey
Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Rutgers
Rutgers University
Rutgers-New Jersey
Rutgers, The State University New Brunswick/Piscataway
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Rutgers, New Brunswick
Founded 1766
Motto Sol iustitiae et occidentem illustra
Sun of righteousness, shine upon the West also
Colors scarlet, black
Academic Calendar September to May (September - December; January-May). Also Summer Session (May-August) and Winter Session (December-January)
Total FTE staff 17,466
Carnegie Classification Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address 83 Somerset St
New Brunswick, New Jersey, 08901-1281
United States
City population 55,000
Phone 8484454636

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