Rutgers University - New Brunswick Rankings

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In the World#39 of 14178
In North America#33 of 2629
In the United States#33 of 2528
In New Jersey#2 of 47
In New Brunswick#1 of 2
In Philosophy#23 of 5,138

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
61%
Average SAT
1320
Average ACT
29
Aid receiving
71%
Undergraduates
36,158
Graduates
14,015
Male:Female Ratio
46:54
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Rutgers University - New Brunswick Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate61%62%60%
Applicants41,28619,31721,969
Admissions25,27712,05913,218
Freshmen enrolled full time7,3113,7633,548
Freshmen enrolled part time431

9,871 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2,054 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
6,585 or 90%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1210
or below

75% of them
had 1430
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Rutgers University - New Brunswick are 1210-1430 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,303 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
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL 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

White18812 (38%)
Asian12509 (25%)
Hispanic6180 (12%)
Nonresident Alien6104 (12%)
Black or African American3650 (7%)
Two or more races1676 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown1131 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander85 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native10 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$14,494
Students receiving aid
71%

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$3,177$2,247
Fee in-state$3,177$2,247
Fee out-of-state$3,177$2,247

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity15,862
Combined charge for room and board$13,075
Room charge$7,971
Meal charge$5,104

Rutgers University - New Brunswick Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Social Work7567422
Computer and Information Sciences, General4819717
Psychology, General4954732
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General378140
Information Science & Studies35263
Biology & Biological Sciences, General409
Public Health, General2759717
Electrical and Electronics Engineering2489821
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse362
Speech Communication and Rhetoric362
Finance, General358
Medicine347
Economics, General344
Biomedical Sciences, General27619
Kinesiology and Exercise Science26921
Mechanical Engineering2033713
Political Science and Government, General217278
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management251
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies224
Pharmacy209
Library and Information Science16313
Mathematics, General1194313
Nursing Science32139
Journalism170
Statistics, General501117
English Language and Literature, General146128
Labor and Industrial Relations15923
Chemical Engineering835912
Accounting150
Health Services Administration9941
History, General122710
Cell & Cellular Biology and Histology13324
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering100317
Civil Engineering, General903211
Marketing & Marketing Management, General127
Dentistry122
Animal Sciences, General10611
Industrial Engineering54466
Music Performance, General533120
Management Science96
Nutrition Sciences8154
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management5628
Chemistry, General57817
Sustainability Studies70
Special Education and Teaching, General64
Physical Therapy & Therapist64
Biological and Physical Sciences593
Art & Art Studies, General4615
Physics, General59
Sociology4626
Public Policy Analysis, General2232
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General4112
Food Science33119
Molecular Genetics3984
Ceramic Sciences and Engineering241214
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other612291
Elementary Education and Teaching435
Clinical & Medical Laboratory Science and Allied Professions, Other30115
Physician Assistant46
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other44
Philosophy358
Environmental Studies42
Natural Resources Management and Policy42
Medical Informatics2319
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General3056
Computer and Information Sciences, Other41
Microbiology, General2298
Social Sciences, Other39
Engineering Science37
Biotechnology35
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical & Space Engineering35
Molecular Biology35
Spanish Language and Literature13147
Environmental Science2732
Design and Visual Communications, General32
Anthropology2714
Linguistics274
Dance, General272
Business Administration and Management, General29
Biochemistry28
Physics, Other1710
Mathematics Teacher Education261
Occupational Therapist Assistant26
Landscape Architecture197
City & Urban, Community and Regional Planning1916
Women's Studies223
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching25
Plant Sciences, General23
Art History, Criticism and Conservation1157
Cinematography and Film & Video Production23
Social Studies Teacher Education22
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education211
Urban Studies & Affairs21
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education714
Dental Clinical Sciences, General20
Geology & Earth Science, General1522
Agricultural Engineering181
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services19
East Asian Studies18
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography18
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other18
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other17
Educational Leadership and Administration, General134
Comparative Literature1033
Health & Health Care Administration & Management151
Health Information & Medical Records Administration & Administrator16
Clinical Nutrition & Nutritionist97
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services16
Astrophysics15
Botany & Plant Biology312
Foreign Language Teacher Education15
Geography122
English & Language Arts Teacher Education14
Biometry & Biometrics13
Cognitive Science13
Ecology112
French Language and Literature714
Environmental Design & Architecture12
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other12
Educational Psychology12
Engineering & Industrial Management12
American & United States Studies & Civilization11
Agriculture, General11
German Language and Literature533
Biostatistics11
Education, General29
Pharmacology11
African-American & Black Studies10
Drama and Dance Teacher Education10
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics46
Religion & Religious Studies54
Music, General333
Toxicology45
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General53
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry35
Italian Language and Literature52
Chinese Language and Literature43
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical25
Medical Scientist7
Packaging Science6
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General6
Near and Middle Eastern Studies5
Reading Teacher Education5
Pharmacoeconomics & Pharmaceutical Economics5
Operations Research14
Meteorology4
Cytotechnology & Cytotechnologist4
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist4
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology4
Educational Statistics and Research Methods4
Neurobiology and Anatomy4
Systems Engineering3
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, Other21
Agricultural Economics3
Entomology11
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American & Chicano Studies2
Film & Cinema & Video Studies2
Jewish & Judaic Studies2
Russian Language and Literature2
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other11
Neuroscience2
Physiology, Pathology, and Related Sciences, Other11
Medical Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiation Therapist2
Latin American Studies1
Medieval and Renaissance Studies1
Japanese Language and Literature1
Cell & Cellular and Molecular Biology1
Grand Total328,7193,1291,442
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate84%81%87%
  • Full-time retention rate - 93%
  • Part-time retention rate - 100%

Publications & Citations

Publications
163,076
Citations
7,497,598

Publication count by topic

Medicine
28,773
Biology
24,147
Chemistry
16,286
Psychology
13,933
Computer science
13,399
Mathematics
11,576
Physics
8,788
Materials science
8,778
Sociology
4,070
Political science
4,007
Economics
3,727
Business
3,235
Engineering
2,814
Environmental science
2,557
Geology
2,235
History
1,903
Geography
1,505
Art
1,124
Philosophy
1,073

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Philosophy1215,343
Mathematics23464,795
Computer science28603,242
Business30164,363
Political science3167,467
Psychology38848,936
Sociology41131,250
Chemistry48662,103
Biology531,615,766
Environmental science53144,840
Geography5457,675
Economics55177,917
Physics59550,478
History636,744
Materials science71319,530
Geology81105,242
Medicine98960,888
Art1222,351
Engineering13073,951

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990200226303
1991207329590
1992214232990
1993222836050
1994243141610
1995234847972
1996276456227
1997270363813
1998270874155
1999278984194
2000290893826
20012985106516
20023137124818
20033389141364
20043680160134
20053897182072
20064265208110
20074336233371
20084602255597
20094644279177
20104869301422
20114964339338
20125914373865
20135686403451
20146596419912
20156761435343
20167154428307
20177084436428
20186793408147
20197925461180
20208250490627

General info

Alternative namesRU
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
Founded1766
WikipediaRutgers University
MottoSol iustitiae et occidentem illustra
Sun of righteousness, shine upon the West also
Colorsscarlet, black
Academic CalendarSeptember to May (September - December; January-May). Also Summer Session (May-August) and Winter Session (December-January)
Total FTE staff18,225
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address83 Somerset St
New Brunswick, New Jersey, 08901-1281
United States
City population55,000
Phone8484454636

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