Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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Rutgers University — New Brunswick (Piscataway, NJ)


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Rutgers University — New Brunswick is ranked 33 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 148 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 95%
Applicants who took ACT NA

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+11%
600-69934%
600+45%

SAT Math Score

700+27%
600-69942%
600+69%

ACT Score

30-36NA
24-29NA
24+NA

Students applied35,340
Students admitted20,657
Admission rate58%

Students per faculty12

4-year graduation rate58%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$11,408
Fees$2,964
Room and board$12,260
Estimated book expense$1,350
Total cost$27,982

Cost after need-based aid$17,284
Cost after non-need-based aid$19,441

Average debt at graduation$25,334

Out of State

Tuition$27,059
Fees$2,964
Room and board$12,260
Estimated book expense$1,350
Total cost$43,633

Cost after need-based aid$32,935
Cost after non-need-based aid$35,092

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$54,500

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met51%
Average need-based aid$10,698
Average non-need-based aid$8,541

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment35,484

Full-Time

Men16,700
Women16,692

Part-Time

Men880
Women1,212

Freshmen retained93%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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