Rutgers University - Newark Rankings

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In the World#5374 of 14178
In North America#1437 of 2629
In the United States#1359 of 2528
In New Jersey#26 of 47
In Newark#2 of 3

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
72%
Average SAT
1110
Average ACT
22
Aid receiving
87%
Undergraduates
9,319
Graduates
4,286
Male:Female Ratio
45:55
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Rutgers University - Newark Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate72%70%73%
Applicants13,7326,0977,635
Admissions9,8734,2845,589
Freshmen enrolled full time1,398619779
Freshmen enrolled part time431

1,171 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

696 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,333 or 95%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1020
or below

75% of them
had 1200
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Rutgers University - Newark are 1020-1200 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
124 or 9%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 19
or below

75% of them
had 25
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Rutgers University - Newark are 19-25 (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

White3368 (25%)
Hispanic3124 (23%)
Asian2202 (16%)
Black or African American2170 (16%)
Nonresident Alien1819 (13%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown538 (4%)
Two or more races347 (3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander27 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native5 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$14,304
Students receiving aid
87%

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$2,596$2,231
Fee in-state$2,596$2,231
Fee out-of-state$2,596$2,231

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity2,053
Combined charge for room and board$13,929
Room charge$8,615
Meal charge$5,314

Rutgers University - Newark Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Business Administration and Management, General5745029
Accounting180156
Law224
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies198167
Psychology, General20323
Information Technology191
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management13445
Finance, General166
Biology & Biological Sciences, General1592
Public Administration1433
Social Work104
Marketing & Marketing Management, General74
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other72
Business Statistics56
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other56
Management Information Systems, General54
Economics, General348
Political Science and Government, General391
Computer and Information Sciences, General38
Art & Art Studies, General33
English Language and Literature, General239
History, General254
Management Science29
Journalism26
Legal Studies, General26
Sociology23
International Relations and Affairs139
Apparel and Accessories Marketing Operations21
Health & Health Care Administration & Management19
Chemistry, General1115
Creative Writing16
Information Science & Studies14
Mathematics, General12
Cinematography and Film & Video Production10
Geology & Earth Science, General10
Anthropology9
Spanish Language and Literature9
Applied Mathematics, General8
Physics, Other5
Neuroscience41
Geological & Geophysical Engineering5
Philosophy5
Nursing Science5
Physics, General21
American & United States Studies & Civilization3
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution3
Social Sciences, Other3
Environmental Science11
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General2
Jazz & Jazz Studies2
Biological and Physical Sciences2
African-American & Black Studies1
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies1
Mathematics and Statistics, Other1
Grand Total1,7751,249293
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate69%61%78%
  • Full-time retention rate - 83%
  • Part-time retention rate - 25%

General info

Alternative namesRutgers
Newark
Rutgers University
RU-Newark
Rutgers University-Newark
WikipediaRutgers University–Newark
Academic CalendarSeptember to May (September - December; January-May)
Total FTE staff1,778
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address249 University Avenue, Blumenthal Hall
Newark, New Jersey, 07102
United States
City population277,000
Phone9733531766
Fax+1(973) 353-1048