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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: 34%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 11%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 45%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 42%
SAT I Math score 700+: 27%
SAT I Math score 600+: 69%
ACT score 24-29: 0%
ACT score 30-36: 0%
ACT score 24+: 0%
Students applied: 35,340
Students admitted: 20,657
Admission rate: 58%
Students per faculty: 12
4-year graduation rate: 58%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 35,484
Full-time enrolled men: 16,700
Full-time enrolled women: 16,692
Part-time enrolled men: 880
Part-time enrolled women: 1,212
Freshmen retained: 93%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $11,408
Fees (in state): $2,964
Tuition (out of state): $27,059
Fees (out of state): $2,964
Room and board: $12,260
Est. book expense: $1,350
Total cost (in state): $27,982
Total cost (out of state): $43,633
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$17,284
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$19,441
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$32,935
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$35,092
Average debt at graduation: $25,334

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 51%
Average need-based aid: $10,698
Average non-need-based aid: $8,541

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

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