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IPEDS ID: 186380
OPE ID: 00262900
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Rutgers University-New Brunswick
83 Somerset St, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901-1281
General information:  (732) 932-1766
Type:  4-year, Public
Awards offered:  One but less than two years certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus setting:  City: Small
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  48,036 (33,901 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  14 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Research Universities (very high research activity)
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
Teacher certification
Distance education opportunities - undergraduate level
Distance education opportunities - graduate level
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2013Full timePart time
Total faculty3,8652,519
Research and public service743130
Total graduate assistants-1,773
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
Tuition and fees
Books and supplies$1,474$1,550$1,550$1,5500.0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$11,216$11,262$11,412$11,5781.5%
Off Campus
Room and board$15,584$15,584$16,693$17,1943.0%
Off Campus with Family
Total Expenses2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
On Campus$27,677$28,253$28,798$29,4682.3%
Off Campus$31,501$31,805$33,288$34,2823.0%
Off Campus with Family$15,917$16,221$16,600$17,0842.9%
On Campus$39,139$40,915$42,118$43,4923.3%
Off Campus$42,963$44,467$46,608$48,3063.6%
Off Campus with Family$27,379$28,883$29,920$31,1084.0%
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Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2013-2014
In-state tuition$15,552
In-state fees$1,963
Out-of-state tuition$25,704
Out-of-state fees$1,963
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2012-2013
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid14,61876%————
Grant or scholarship aid3,14452%$38,065,746$12,107
Federal grants1,80130%$8,996,516$4,995
Pell grants1,78429%$7,914,153$4,436
Other federal grants77113%$1,082,363$1,404
State/local government grant or scholarships1,57226%$11,733,064$7,464
Institutional grants or scholarships2,94749%$17,336,166$5,883
Student loan aid3,57559%$28,805,867$8,058
Federal student loans3,54159%$20,652,129$5,832
Other student loans5429%$8,153,738$15,044
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid116,19751%$172,560,571$10,654
Pell grants9,81031%$42,182,186$4,300
Federal student loans17,66556%$120,209,031$6,805
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
Average net price$15,905$15,922$16,040
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2010-20112011-20122012-2013
$0 – $30,000$11,909$11,662$11,659
$30,001 – $48,000$14,471$14,106$13,547
$48,001 – $75,000$19,755$20,031$20,396
$75,001 – $110,000$24,246$24,610$25,509
$110,001 and more$25,326$25,602$26,648
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2013
Total enrollment48,036
Undergraduate enrollment33,901
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment2,581
Graduate enrollment14,135
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 94%
Part-time: 6%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 50%
Female: 50%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 25%
Black or African American: 8%
Hispanic/Latino: 12%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 45%
Two or more races: 3%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%
Non-resident alien: 4%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 91%
25 and over: 9%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 87%
Out-of-state: 8%
Foreign countries: 5%
Unknown: 0%
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates, Fall 2012.
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 61%
Part-time: 39%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 1%
Enrolled in some distance education: 14%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 85%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 4%
Enrolled in some distance education: 4%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 92%
Undergraduate application fee (2013-2014): $65
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2013
Number of applicants30,63115,25615,375
Percent admitted60%58%61%
Percent admitted who enrolled35%37%33%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPAX
Secondary school rankX
Secondary school recordX
Completion of college-preparatory programX
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
Test Scores: Fall 2013 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading520640
SAT Math570690
SAT Writing540650
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 91%
Part-time students: 75%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2012 and Returned in Fall 2013
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 69 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2013.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2007
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 80%
Transfer-out rate: 11%
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rates

Bachelor’s degree graduation rates measure the percentage of entering students beginning their studies full-time and are planning to get a bachelor’s degree and who complete their degree program within a specified amount of time.

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor's degree rate:
4-year: 53%
6-year: 77%
8-year: 79%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Male: 77%
Female: 83%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2007 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 64%
Asian: 82%
Black or African American: 73%
Hispanic/Latino: 74%
White: 81%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 75%
Non-resident alien: 73%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2007 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2012-2013
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramBachelorMasterDoctorPostgraduate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences
Agricultural Economics-3--
Agriculture, General11---
Animal Sciences, General82-1-
Food Science291911-
Plant Sciences, General8---
Category total1302212-
Architecture and Related Services
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning-76--
Environmental Design/Architecture35---
Landscape Architecture013--
Category total3589--
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
African-American/Black Studies16---
American/United States Studies/Civilization10---
East Asian Studies13---
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies3---
Latin American Studies2---
Near and Middle Eastern Studies16---
Russian Studies1---
Women's Studies1595-
Category total7695-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General342---
Botany/Plant Biology-22-
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology11414-
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography20---
Microbiology, General1011-
Molecular Biology27---
Molecular Genetics5323-
Neurobiology and Anatomy-16-
Physiology, General-13-
Category total6631350-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General26---
Finance, General191---
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General121199--
Labor and Industrial Relations19801-
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management52---
Marketing/Marketing Management, General42---
Category total7821991-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Speech Communication and Rhetoric461---
Category total708---
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General111468-
Information Science/Studies13928--
Category total250748-
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services-27--
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services-20--
Drama and Dance Teacher Education-5--
Education, General-04-
Educational Leadership and Administration, General-1460
Educational Statistics and Research Methods-2--
Elementary Education and Teaching-5310
English/Language Arts Teacher Education-20--
Foreign Language Teacher Education-3231
Mathematics Teacher Education-2830
Reading Teacher Education-9--
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education-1810
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education-420
Social Studies Teacher Education-28--
Special Education and Teaching, General-700-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other-06-
Category total-330261
Agricultural Engineering17---
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering7868-
Ceramic Sciences and Engineering30138-
Chemical Engineering71238-
Civil Engineering, General95231-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering139459-
Engineering Science16---
Industrial Engineering39255-
Mechanical Engineering174106-
Operations Research-54-
Category total65915049-
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General234139-
Category total234139-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Chinese Language and Literature78--
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General611-
Comparative Literature412-
French Language and Literature1705-
German Language and Literature420-
Italian Language and Literature743-
Portuguese Language and Literature3---
Russian Language and Literature2---
Spanish Language and Literature31115-
Category total1142818-
Health Professions and Related Programs
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist2---
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry-17-
Public Health, General2054013-
Category total20741223-
History, General231320-
Category total231320-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies265---
Category total265---
Legal Professions and Studies
Category total--1-
Library Science
Library and Information Science-16415-
Category total-16415-
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General815313-
Statistics, General22797-
Category total10313220-
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological and Physical Sciences-483-
Medieval and Renaissance Studies1---
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other1-1-
Nutrition Sciences8212-
Category total84496-
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science2779-
Environmental Studies40---
Natural Resources Management and Policy35---
Category total10279-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science294---
Category total294---
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Jewish/Judaic Studies7---
Religion/Religious Studies14---
Category total72-5-
Physical Sciences
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, Other-73-
Chemistry, General491021-
Geology/Earth Science, General1454-
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical-32-
Physics, Other48314-
Category total1372844-
Educational Psychology-12--
Psychology, General5925436-
Category total5926636-
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Policy Analysis, General-27--
Social Work675128-
Category total675398-
Social Sciences
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics-610-
Economics, General31400-
Political Science and Government, General301812-
Social Sciences, Other42---
Urban Studies/Affairs21-4-
Category total8772346-
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation36159-
Art/Art Studies, General9420--
Dance, General32---
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General3121--
Music Performance, General411917-
Music, General801-
Category total2427527-
Grand total6,9242,0546381
2012-2013 Varsity Athletes
NCAA Division I-A MenWomen
All Track Combined7886
Field Hockey21
Swimming and Diving22
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Middle States Commission on Higher Education(!)7/1/1921 -  Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs9/1/1939 -  Accredited
American Dietetic Association, Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education
Didactic Program in Dietetics1/1/1977 -  Accredited
Dietetics (DIET) - Coordinated Program in Dietetics1/1/1977 -  Accredited
American Psychological Association, Committee on Accreditation
Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs1/8/1965 -  Accredited
Clinical Psychology (CLPSYD) - PsyD Doctoral programs4/1/1977 -  Accredited
School Psychology (SCPSYD) - PsyD Doctoral programs4/1/1977 -  Accredited
Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
English Language(!)4/30/2012 -  Accredited
National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation
Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programs(!)9/1/1992 -  Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs(!)9/1/1947 -  Accredited
Teacher Education Accreditation Council, Accreditation Committee
Graduate Teacher Education Accreditation Council (GTEAC) - Graduate programs(!)9/1/2008 -  Pre-Accredited
  • (!) Estimated date
2012 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201020112012
Illegal weapons possession556
Drug law violations7713161
Liquor law violations5312365
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls !201020112012
Illegal weapons possession214
Drug law violations477047
Liquor law violations001
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201020112012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible111216
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Aggravated assault755
Motor vehicle theft773
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls !201020112012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible10109
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Aggravated assault301
Motor vehicle theft000
  • (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year20102009
Default rate5.1%4.2%
Number in default503354
Number in repayment9,7848,357
  • These default rates apply to all locations of this institution.
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)
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