Tool December 2017

Best Values in Colleges

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Rutgers University—New Brunswick (Piscataway, NJ)


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Rutgers University—New Brunswick is ranked 34 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 142 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 89%
Applicants who took ACT NA

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+12%
600-69933%
600+45%

SAT Math Score

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

ACT Score

30-36NA
24-29NA
24+NA

Students applied36,677
Students admitted20,884
Admission rate57%

Students per faculty13

4-year graduation rate59%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$11,619
Fees$3,019
Room and board$12,452
Estimated book expense$1,350
Total cost$28,440

Cost after need-based aid$17,041
Cost after non-need-based aid$18,113

Average debt at graduation$25,975

Out of State

Tuition$27,560
Fees$3,019
Room and board$12,452
Estimated book expense$1,350
Total cost$44,381

Cost after need-based aid$32,982
Cost after non-need-based aid$34,054

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$56,400

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met54%
Average need-based aid$11,399
Average non-need-based aid$10,327

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment36,168

Full-Time

Men17,016
Women17,004

Part-Time

Men910
Women1,238

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 Databases (© 2018 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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