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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
$27,059 Out-of-State
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Acceptance Rate
36,677 Applicants
2016 Enrolled Students
85.2% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
4,826 Graduates


The median in-state tuition at Rutgers University-New Brunswick is $11,408, which is $4,417 more than the national median in-state tuition of $6,991. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $27,059, which is 237% of the cost for in-state students, and is $8,683 more than the national median out-of-state tuition of $18,376.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $15,614.

In 2016, 52% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 53% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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Rutgers University-New Brunswick received 36,677 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 3.78% annual growth. Out of those 36,677 applicants, 20,884 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 56.9% acceptance rate.

There were 50,146 students enrolled at Rutgers University-New Brunswick in 2016, and 89% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Rutgers University-New Brunswick has an overall enrollment yield of 31%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

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Rutgers University-New Brunswick has a total enrollment of 50,146 students. The full-time enrollment at Rutgers University-New Brunswick is 42,749 students and the part-time enrollment is 7,397. This means that 85.2% of students enrolled at Rutgers University-New Brunswick are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Rutgers University-New Brunswick, both undergraduate and graduate, is 40.5% White, 22.7% Asian, 12% Hispanic or Latino, 8.03% Black or African American, 2.73% Two or More Races, 0.21% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.08% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Rutgers University-New Brunswick in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (14.2%), followed by White Female (12.7%) and Asian Female (8.95%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (4.01%), followed by White Male (2.7%) and Asian Female (1.71%).

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In 2016, 1,499 more women than men graduated from Rutgers University-New Brunswick. The majority of students graduating from Rutgers University-New Brunswick are White. These 5,566 graduates mean that there were 2.17 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 2,564 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at Rutgers University-New Brunswick is General Psychology with 545 graduates, followed by Speech Communication & Rhetoric with 401 graduates and General Biological Sciences with 391 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at Rutgers University-New Brunswick, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Library Science, with 125 graduates, followed by Public Administration and Social Service with 784 graduates and Biology with 1,151 graduates.


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Rutgers University-New Brunswick has an endowment valued at nearly $710M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $39.2M (5.51%), compared to the 1.09% average return ($2.96M on $270M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, Rutgers University-New Brunswick had a total expenditure of $3.02B. Of that $3.02B, they spent $1.54B on salaries and $507M on benefits.

Rutgers University-New Brunswick employs 823 Professors, 529 Associate professors, and 514 Assistant professors. Most academics at Rutgers University-New Brunswick are Male Professors (601), Female Assistant professors (298), and Female Associate professors (288).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Rutgers University-New Brunswick are: Service, with 1,662 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 1,612 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 1,176 employees.



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