Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Profile


Entrance Difficulty: Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate: 61% of 28,635 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered: No
Early Decision Offered: No
Regular Admission Deadline: December 1

Factors Considered for Selection of Students

Academic GPA: Very Important
Standardized Tests: Very Important
Essay: Considered
Extracurricular: Considered

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA: Not reported
SAT Math: 470-570 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading: 450-560 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing: 460-560 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite: Not reported


Cost of Attendance: In-state: $28,798  Out-of-state: $42,118
Tuition and Fees: In-state: $13,073 Out-of-state: $26,393
Room and Board: $11,412
Average Percent of Need Met: 52%
Average Freshman Award: $2,834
Average Indebtedness of 2011 Graduates: $23,320


Academic Calendar System: Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum:  reported
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates: 1,736
Regular Class Size: 2-9 students: 2-9 students: 17% of classes
10-19 students: 24% of classes
20-29 students: 21% of classes
30-39 students: 11% of classes
40-49 students: 8% of classes
50-59 students: 11% of classes
Over 100 students: 9% of classes

Financial Aid Office Contacts

E-mail: (None)
Web Site:  Financial Aid Web Site

Financial Aid Application Process

Application Deadline: Priority deadline March 15
Award Notification: On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid: Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required: Cost to File
FAFSA Code is 002629: Free

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