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Rutgers University — New Brunswick (Piscataway, NJ)

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 95%
Applicants who took ACT: 0%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 32%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 10%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 42%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 40%
SAT I Math score 700+: 27%
SAT I Math score 600+: 67%
ACT score 24-29: 0%
ACT score 30-36: 0%
ACT score 24+: 0%
Students applied: 31,941
Students admitted: 19,324
Admission rate: 60%
Students per faculty: 11
4-year graduation rate: 59%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 34,544
Full-time enrolled men: 16,238
Full-time enrolled women: 16,173
Part-time enrolled men: 906
Part-time enrolled women: 1,227
Freshmen retained: 92%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $11,217
Fees (in state): $2,914
Tuition (out of state): $26,607
Fees (out of state): $2,914
Room and board: $12,054
Est. book expense: $1,350
Total cost (in state): $27,535
Total cost (out of state): $42,925
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$16,540
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$19,259
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$31,930
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$34,649
Average debt at graduation: $25,228

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 52%
Average need-based aid: $10,995
Average non-need-based aid: $8,276

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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